He is an American golfer who plays on PGA Tour. He has four PGA Tour wins including the Major championships & The 2020 PGA Championship. Collin Morikawa was staying as a top-ranked golfer in The World Amateur Golf Ranking as the top-ranked golfer. His current world ranking as of March 2021 is 4 as per the Official World Golf Ranking. He has become a millionaire golfer in his very short time span of his golf career. As his golf career would be very amazing within some years.
He was born on 6th February 1997 in Los Angeles, Southern California. His father’s name is Blaine Morikawa & mother Debbie Morikawa. He graduated from La Canada High School which is located in Flintridge, California with a degree in business administration. He played collegiate golf at The University of California, Berkeley. He is best known for winning the 2020 PGA Championship amazing performance.
The career of Collin Morikawa
He made his debut professional golf at 2019 The Canadian Open & secured his PGA Tour membership for the 2019–20 season. He won his first PGA Tour event two weeks later at the Barracuda Championship beating American golfer Troy Merritt.
He tied for the lead at The Colonial National Invitation Tournament on 14th July 2020. This was the first PGA Tour tournament played after a three-month-long gap due to The COVID-19 pandemic.
He beat Justin Thomas in a playoff to win his second PGA Tour title at The Workday Charity Open on 12th July 2020. This achievement was the first non-alternate PGA Tour victory for him. He made a 25-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to stay alive, before winning with a par on the third playoff hole.
He also won The 2020 PGA Championship on 9th August 2020 to win a major in only his second major championship start. He was the third-youngest golfer to win the PGA Championship when he won the event at age 23. Along with this, he was also the fourth golfer to win the PGA Championship before turning 24 years old.
The most important part of his game is his iron play. He ranked at the second rank in SG: Approach the Green for the 2020 PGA Tour season. He paired with Tiger Woods at the 2020 Farmers Insurance Open & also became the first player to be paired with Tiger Woods in a PGA Tour event who was born after Tiger turned pro. He started his professional PGA Tour career with 22 consecutive cuts which are the second-longest to start a golf career after Tiger Woods who had 25 consecutive.
He also earns several sponsorships from several brands. He earned $1.98 (Rs 14.80 Cr) million winning the PGA Championship. According to his official statics of the PGA Tour. American Professional golfer Daniel Berger won the tournament when he missed a very short putt for par on the first playoff hole. After that, he ranks 31 in the World.
He won The Western Junior in 2013, which is the oldest national junior golf tournament in the United States.
He also won The Trans-Mississippi Amateur in 2015, is an annual amateur golf tournament organised by The Trans-Mississippi Golf Association.
In 2017 he won The Northeast Amateur, an amateur tournament played annually at The Rhode Island.
Next year in 2018 he won the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate, Querencia Cabo Collegiate, Annual Western Intercollegiate & in 2019 The Farms Invitational, Pac-12 Championship.
Social Media Portfolio
He has his own fan base all over the world on social media. He has 54k followers on Twitter & on Instagram, he has 244k followers as of April 2021.
|Real Name||Collin Morikawa|
|Birth Place||He was born on 6th February 1997 in Los Angeles, Southern California.|
|Age||24 years. (As of 2021).|
|Height||5 feet 9 Inches /175 Cm.|
|Weight||77 Kgs/170 Lbs|
|Net Worth||$ 7 Million (Rs 52.33 Cr).|
What is the age of Collin Morikawa?
24 years. (As of 2021).