Ryan Palmer Biography

Ryan Palmer is an American personality who is playing the PGA Tour in the field of golf and has been working as a professional golfer for many years. Ryan’s worst nightmare came in the season 2017-2018 because it turned out to be the worst for him as he couldn’t focus on his game. It was quite difficult for him to manage his professional as well as personal life at one instant because his wife was battling breast cancer and he had to be with her for moral support. 

Early Life

Ryan Palmer, who is around 46 years old was born on 19th September 1976. He was brought up in Amarillo, Texas, where he pursued his graduation from Amarillo High School and received his degree in 1995. He began his career with college golf at the University of North Texas and continued with the same for at least one year. Later, he got himself transferred to Texas A&M University for the remaining session of his final three years and received graduation back in 2000.

Ryan Palmer Career

Palmer began his professional career in golf in 2000 and started playing mini-tours from 2000 to 2002, including Tightlies Tour and Hooters Tour. In 2003, he played Nationwide Tour and won the title of Clearwater Classic while finishing 6th on the money list, which later made him earn the 2004 PGA Tour Card. Palmer won his first-ever PGA Tour at the 2004 FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort, where he made three back-to-back strokes and won over his competitors Briny Baird and Vijay Singh.

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Four years after his first win on the PGA Tour, he won his second career win during the PGA Tour Fall Series. It was a hard time for Palmer as the day became rainy and the field became wet during the 2008 Ginn Sur Mer Classic. He won by making a 10-foot putt for birdie and finishing the event under seven par and winning the game by one stroke over the five other players. That day, he entered the money list on the 143rd number and won the game by securing his PGA Tour card for the seasons 2009 and 2010.

Back in January 2010, Palmer had his third win on the PGA Tour by earning the title of Sony Open in Hawaii. The final 66 round secured his victory, where he won by one stroke and earned the title with the career-high third winning over Robert Allenby. Later, Palmer began his season 2017-18 with the Major Medical Extension under a family crisis as his wife underwent chemotherapy surgeries because of breast cancer. Later in 2019, Palmer won the Zurich Classic title over his competitor Jon Rahm.

Ryan Palmer Biography

Real Name Ryan Hunter Palmer
Birth Date 19 September 1976
Age (as of 2023) 46 Years
Birth Place Amarillo, Texas, United States
Nationality American
Profession Golfer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in Centimeters – 180 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 79 kg  –  in Pounds –  174 lbs
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Average


Father Butch Palmer
Mother Gloria Palmer


School Amarillo High School
College University of North Texas; Texas A&M University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Jennifer Palmer
Children Two (Mason and Madelyn)
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Personal Life

Ryan Palmer is a happily married and busy man as far as his family is concerned. He has a lovely and gorgeous wife named Jennifer Palmer. It is not known whether or not any of the two was involved in the previous relationships but the two met each other back in high school. During their first meeting back in high school, none of them could gather the caliber to talk to each other. Jennifer saw Ryan at one of their party events from the side of the college before summer. After the party, Palmer asked Jennifer for a night out for dinner and to play some golf together.

Jennifer revealed later after the marriage that she was very much attracted to Ryan’s smile and positive attitude. The couple exchanged the rituals of marriage back in June 2004 and have now produced two children- one daughter and one son. The couple is known to be living with the whole family including the children in Colleyville, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Texas.

Ryan Palmer Net Worth

Ryan Palmer possesses an estimated net worth of around $18 million and has developed his career well on the PGA Tour. He is the winner of various titles including the FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Rest in 2004, the Ginn Sur Mer Classic in 2008, the Sony Open in Hawaii in 2010, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in 2019, tied for fifth at the 2014 PGA Championship, tied for 10th at the 2011 Masters Tournament and played on various nationwide tours, hooters, and tight lies tour.

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