Rickie Fowler is an American professional golfer who is quite skilled and good at what he does. Born December 13, 1988, as Rick Yutaka Fowler in Murrieta, California, where he was also raised, the star plays on the PGA Tour and has earned many accolades over the years, particularly as a wanted brand. his own. Like many others, Fowler made a few early mistakes, but none stopped him from soaring in his ambitions.
Fowler attended Murrieta Valley Secondary School where he mostly learned to play golf and soon began his career path playing mostly on the driving range. He quickly started his journey to professional golf and in 2007 he won the SW League Final leading his team to a resounding victory with an aggregate score of 64-69=133. stopped. After high school, Rickie easily entered Oklahoma State University at Stillwater where he continued his winning streak at the Fighting Illini Invitational hosted by the University of Illinois on October 1, 2007. In what was to being his first collegiate victory, he shot a 203 (70-63-70) to win the tournament by one shot.
This was unsurprising considering that as an amateur in 2005, Fowler had won the Western Junior and competed in the United States Amateur, where he was beaten by eventual champion, Richie Ramsay.
Professional Golf Career
He started out as an amateur golfer in 2005 when he competed in the USA Amateur and was defeated, but that didn’t deter him. He took another hit at the American Junior Amateur and was knocked out again in the second round. In 2007, he represented the United States at the Walker Cup and won with a 2–0 in fours and 1–1 in singles, which made his overall record 3–1. In the same year he also won the Sunnehanna Amateur (which he also won in 2008) and the Players Amateur. His amateur days continued until 2009 when he made his final Walker Cup appearance.
Rickie Fowler’s professional career began in 2009 on the Nationwide Tour where he played the Albertsons Boise Open for his professional debut. After debuting, his first PGA tour was with the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and then the Frys.com Open in Scottsdale, Arizona. He kept the good reputation and scores so that in December of his first professional year in 2009, Fowler managed to secure his PGA Tour card for 2010 through qualifying school, finishing T15.
For his performance at his third PGA in 2010, Fowler had a stellar performance that saw his ranking skyrocket in the Official World Golf Rankings Top 50 list. However, he recorded his greatest victory to date when he finished tied for 5th place at The Open Championship at Royal St George’s. He quickly rose through the ranks to rank 28th in the world when he finished second in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, but then fell to No. 32 in 2011.
His first big win as a professional golfer came in 2011 at the OneAsia Tour’s Kolon Korea Open, when he scored a six-stroke win over opponent Rory McIlroy. His other major victories include the Players Championship in May 2015, the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open on the European Tour 2015 to name a few.
Net worth of Rickie Fowler
If you’re still wondering how high Fowler is on the scale of the wealthiest golfers, you can rest assured he’s way up on that scale. For someone who fell in love with the game at the age of two, he surely made a fortune playing it. A few years ago, he was ranked 6th on the list of highest paid golfers in the world. But as we know, such positions are never stable. He quickly dropped to 7th and eventually 13th.
Like many other celebrities, Fowler is a lover of the good life and this is evident from his collection of cars and the mansion he currently lives in, which suits his celebrity status quite well. In 2016, he purchased a sprawling waterfront mansion in Jupiter, Florida, where he currently lives. Just to prove that it is the perfect home for a golfer, the mansion boasts a golf course with 2.7 acres of waterfront property.
But that’s not even where he splurged. Fowler has always been a car lover and he has an alley that looks like a car dealership to prove that fact. Among his amazing collection are cars like silver Mercedes AMG GTS, white colored Nissan GT-R, Porsche GT3 RS, 1966 Mini Cooper S, Mercedes Benz CLS 63 and sleek white Mitsubishi Evo X .
With the aforementioned properties acquired through his golfing earnings, Rickie Fowler has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
Rickie Fowler has never been married, so he doesn’t have a wife, but he’s certainly not single either. He was involved with model Alexis Randock some time ago and the two really seemed to be into each other, even handing out a massive PDA after some of his wins. They seemed to be getting rock solid until news filtered out that they broke up at the end of 2015. After Alexis, it seemed like Fowler was happy to be single again and he was going amused.
Fowler kept his days simple until 2017 when he found love again with pole vault star and stunning athletic model Allison Stokke. She is from California and seems to be doing just as well in her career. The lovebirds are a regular on Instagram after Fowler posted a photo of them with the hashtag #Rickfoundachick. They seem to be getting pretty serious, so we hope to hear some wedding bells soon.
Parents and ethnicity
Fowler’s family has been called one of the most supportive people in the sport, mainly because his parents and grandfather never miss a game. His parents are Rod Fowler and Lynn Fowler, who previously worked in the office of a steel company, but now works for him and is a huge fan, just like his father.
Although he is originally from California, he has so many other ancestries in his line. He was named after his favorite maternal grandfather who is Japanese and his grandmother was Native American, so he has Navajo ancestry. It was while Rickie was working with his grandfather on the golf course when he was just two years old that he fell in love with golf.
Height and Other Facts About Rickie Fowler
Birth name: Rick Yutaka Fowler
Date of birth: December 13, 1988
Birthplace: Murrieta, California
Birth sign: Sagittarius
Education: Oklahoma State University
Marital status: Single
Net worth: $20 million