Sahith Theegala Biography

Sahith Theegala is an American personality who plays golf by profession. He is currently in the news because he recently left TPC Scottsdale this Thursday (10th February 2022) and is currently leading the Waste Management Phoenix Open. he will have to come back to the game early Friday, i.e, on 11th February 2022 to finish off his opening round.

Theegala was at 7 under par through 16 holes during his first season at the time when the first round halted because of the darkness where a handful of players are still remaining to showcase their talent on the course. THeegala has remained a three-time All-America selection while winning the title at Pepperdine. He has recently opened his round this Thursday on back nine while scoring for four consecutive at Nos. 13-16 and collecting five birdies over the first seven holes.

Early Life

Sahith Theegala was born on 4th December 1997 and as of 2022, he is 24 years old and yet to be 25 at the end of this year. He was born to an Indian mother named Karuna Theegala and an Indian father named Muralidhar Theegala. He was brought up in Orange County, California, and belongs to mixed ethnicity as his parents are Indian and later attained American citizenship. Also, Sahith was born in the United States where his parents moved to raise their children. He was not alone who was brought up in the family. He shares his family with a 16-year-old younger brother named Sahan Theegala.

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As far as Theegala’s education is concerned, he is a professional golfer who has completed his schooling at Diamond Bar High School. Currently, he is seeking his education with a major in sports administration and working on receiving a degree from the Pepperdine University of California. The UNiversity hails excellent coaching and academic schedules, which makes Theegala attain a good opportunity to learn some new tactics about his favorite sports.

Sahith Theegala Career

Ameteur Career

Sahith has been a three-time NCAA All-American personality at Pepperdine University where he is still working on his course majoring in sports administration. In his final years at Pepperdine University. Theegala won the Southwestern Invitational, the Australian Master of the Amateurs, and the Alister MacKenzie Invitational. He had to shortcut his educational and sports career because of the pandemic of 2019 which forced the season 2020 to end early and at the end of which Pepperdine University ranked at the top in the nation.

Professional Career

With the start of the 2020 season, Theegala won the title of the Ben Hogan Award, Haskins Award, and the Jack Nicklaus Award and became the fifth personality to achieve all these three titles the same year. Sahith Theegala began his professional debut in June 2020 at the age of 23 at the Outlaw Tour’s Lone Tree Classic where he achieved third place. He finished his match on T-14 at the 2020 Safeway Open on the PGA Tour. Later, he participated in T-19 at the Korn Ferry Tour event and the 2021 Chitimacha Louisiana Open.

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He also participated in T-9 MGM Resorts Championship at Paiute and next finished T-4 at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship and thereby competed while being 6th at Korn Ferry Tour Championship. He made consecutive top 10 finishes in the Korn Ferry Tour Finals and secured a place for himself in the PGA Tour Card for the season 2021-22. Later, he attained his top-10 finish on the PGA Tour in October 2021 at Sanderson Farms Championship.

Sahith Theegala Biography

Real Name Sahith Theegala
Birth Date 4 December 1997
Age (as of 2022) 24 Years
Birth Place Orange, California, United States
Nationality American
Profession Golfer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Sagittarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimeters – 191 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 90 kg  –  in Pounds –  200 lbs
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Athletic


Father Muralidhar Theegala
Mother Karuna Theegala
Brother Sahan Theegala


College Pepperdine University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Girlfriend No

Personal Life

Sahith Theegala is notably one of the aspirings, rising, and persistent players in the field of golf in recent years. He started his professional career in 2020 and has already won many titles with qualitative achievements including a few of the notable awards like the Haskins Award, Jack Nicklaus Award, and Ben Hogan Award. Sahith is merely 24 years old and is yet to achieve a lot in his life. He has not been seen with anyone doing romantic tactics. For the moment, we assume that he is single and is right now focusing on his career rather than anything else.

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Sahith Theegala Net Worth

According to the sources, a pro-golfer earns an average or annual salary of around $37K. We assume that Theegala’s net worth would be somewhere between $500K to $1 million.

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