Gemma Dryburgh Biography

Gemma Dryburgh is a young and energetic Scottish professional golfer. She recently made history by winning her first title on the LPGA Tour at the Japan Classic. Gemma emerged as the first Scottish golfer to win on the LPGA Tour since Catriona Matthew in 2011. Additionally, she attained her highest professional standing of 119th worldwide.

Early Life

Dryburgh was born on 11 June 1993 in Aberdeen, Scotland. Her father introduced Gemma to golf when she was four years old and afterward took on various sports as she matured. Upon arriving at fifteen years old, she made the decision to focus primarily on golf upon relocating to the IMG Academy in Florida, a renowned institution that provides outstanding teaching.

Her aspiration was to win an American college golf scholarship, which she underwent in the end at Tulane University in New Orleans. As someone from Scotland, she also took part in some international amateur tournaments, such as the Curtis Cup and the World Amateur Championship. Dryburgh eventually graduated from Tulane in May 2015 with a degree in Finance.

Gemma Dryburgh Career

She turned professional in June 2015 and began playing on various tours, such as the LET Access Series, the Symetra Tour, and the ALPG Tour. She won her first professional tournament at the Oatlands Ladies Pro-Am in 2017. In 2018 she joined the LPGA Tour and has since recorded five top-10 finishes, including her breakthrough victory at the Japan Classic in 2022.

She also plays on the Ladies European Tour, where she has a best finish of sixth at the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open in 2017. At this moment, she is eying to clinch yet another major win in the prestigious LPGA tour and standing in the top 10 players in The Amundi Evian Championship 2023. 

Gemma Dryburgh Biography

Real Name Gemma Dryburgh
Birth Date 11 June 1993
Age (as of 2023) 30 Years
Birth Place Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Profession Golfer
College Tulane University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 66 kg  –  in Pounds –  145 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue


Father John Dryburgh
Mother Marjory Dryburgh

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is her partner/boyfriend? None

Personal Life

Dryburgh is single and resides in Florida. She relishes football, tennis, and mountaineering during her downtime. She is also a crusader for Sports United Against Dementia, a drive by the Alzheimer’s Society to promote knowledge and funds for dementia research. Her total assets are estimated to be in the vicinity of $1 million come 2022.

Gemma Dryburgh Net Worth

She has taken home one trophy on tour, the 2022 Toto Japan Classic, and has made above $1.2 million in job remuneration. As reported by various sources, her wealth is purported to range from $1 million to $5 million as of 2023. Her primary wellspring of income is from her golf career, though she might also possess other commendations or endorsements.

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