Collin Morikawa Biography

Collin Morikawa is a young and talented American Golf Player and is playing at the PGA Tour. Since he was young, he was very active in playing sports like Baseball, Golf, and Basketball. In 2018 he was ranked as the top golfer in the World Amateur Golf ranking for three weeks. He is also the fourth golfer to win the PGA Championship before turning 24 years old.

Early Life

Collin was born on 6th February 1997 in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Debbie Morikawa and Blaine Morikawa. The details about his siblings have not been shared with the media yet. He used to enjoy playing golf at a young age.

Collin went to La Canada High School in La Canada Flintridge, California, Los Angeles, and completed his high school education. He further went to the University of California Berkeley where he graduated with a degree in business administration. At College, he also played golf actively.

Collin Morikawa Career

Collin began his career by playing golf in college from 2015-2019. He won five times which includes Pac-12 Championship. Some other matches at which he played are Western Junior, Trans Mississippi Amateur, Sunnehanna Amateur, and Northeast Amateur. He made his professional debut in 2019 at RBC Canadian Open where he was tied for 14th Place. He further played at 3M Open and John Deere Classic. At Barracuda Championship he won his first PGA Tour against Troy Merritt.

In 2020 at PGA he played in a tournament named Workday Charity Open against Justin Thomas and PGA Championship against Paul Casey and Dustin Johnson. He was also seen playing at Charles Schwab Challenge and lost against Daniel Berger. On 28th February 2021, he won the 2021 WGC Workday Championship at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida. He won against Billy Horschel, Viktor Hovland, and Brooks Koepka by three streaks. Along with that, he was also seen playing at the Memorial Tournament of PGA Tour Playoff and lost against Patrick Cantlay.

Collin Morikawa Biography

Real Name Collin Morikawa
Birth Date February 6, 1997
Age (as of 2021) 24 Years
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, USA
Nationality American
Profession Professional Golfer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aquarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 77 kg  –  in Pounds –  169 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Athletic

Family

Father Blaine Morikawa
Mother Debbi Morikawa
Sister
Brother

Qualification/Education

School La Canada High School
College University of California, Berkeley

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Who is her girlfriend? Katherine Zhu

Personal Life

Collin is currently in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend named Katherine Zhu. They two have been together for many years and enjoy sharing pictures of each other on social media. Her girlfriend also enjoys playing golf at Pepperdine University and loves dogs.

Collin Morikawa Net Worth

Collin is has earned a lot from playing golf. He plays for PGA Tour and has also previously participated in many amateur competitions. The prize money from the following match wins is his main source of income. Till now he has to be earned approximately around $7,005,758. According to sources his income has been estimated at around $5 million. Some other sources of his income earned are from sponsorship and by attending various events.

Trivia

  • He is half Japanese and American.
  • He is currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America.
  • In 2017 and 2018 he played for the Arnold Palmer Cup team and won the match.
  • In 2018 he played Eisenhower Trophy and finished second by one stroke.
  • He has been coached by Rich Sessinghaus since he was eight years old.
  • He grew up playing golf at Chevy Chase Country Club which was designed by William P. Bell.

Final Thoughts

Collin has gained a lot of popularity by playing golf. While attending college he was one of the top players in the country and was named as a First-team All-American four times. Currently, he has been playing on PGA Tour. He is also in a happy relationship with his girlfriend Katherine. We wish him the Best of Luck for his upcoming matches.

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