Jim Furyk career in golf has paid him a fortune of millions of dollars. As a result, Jim Furyk net worth has been something really motivating to those who want to make a career in the field. With the balanced professional and personal life, Jim has built his life very successful.
Jim Furyk net worth and his amazing style of play have made him quite an acclaimed golfer. Jim Furyk is an American professional golfer. Jim plays on the PGA Tour. Jim has achieved a lot and it is no wonder why people are interested in his biography.
Professional golfer Jim Furyk was born on May 12, 1970, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S. He was born to father Mike Furyk and mother Linda Furyk. Jim has got no siblings. His father was an assistant pro at the Edgmont Country Club. His father might have been the major source of inspiration for Jim.
Early life and education
Jim Furyk net worth is an indicator of Jim’s success in the field and he has prepared himself for it right from the beginning. Jim spent most of his early years in Pittsburgh suburbs learning the game from his father. His father, Mike was a head pro at Uniontown Country Club in Uniontown, Fayette County.
For the high school education, Jim went to Manheim Township High School in Lancaster County and got graduated from there in 1988. He became a state champion golfer. In addition to that, he played basketball in his high school. To be clear, Jim played his junior golf at Meadia Heights Golf Club. For the college, he went to the University of Arizona where he played his college golf. With the exhibition of extraordinary golf skills, Jim was able to become an All-American for two times. He also led the Wildcats to their first (and only) NCAA title in 1992.
Career and net worth
With 26 professional wins and along with wide popularity, Jim Furyk net worth has also grown significantly and definitely successful Jim Furyk career is to be attributed. Jim turned professional in 1992. In 1993, he was able to win the Nike Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic on the Nike Tour. In 1994, Jim joined PGA Tour and was able to win at least one tournament each year between 1998 and 2003. Jim has earned many recognitions but his biggest win came only when he tied the record for the lowest 72-hole score in U.S. Open history to win his first major championship on June 15, 2003.
2006 season was lucky for Jim as in the 2006 season, Jim finished a career-high second on the money list and won the Vardon Trophy for the first time. With amazing skills, Jim has made a huge fan base and he has given many interesting games. However, he missed the early part of the 2016 season after undergoing wrist surgery. Because of this, he missed the 2016 Masters Tournament. It brought to an end of a run of 47 consecutive major championship appearances. Jim was named as the United States Ryder Cup captain for 2018 on January 11, 2017.
As already mentioned, Jim Furyk net worth is very high and it is in millions. Jim Furyk net worth is estimated to be 50 million dollars. Jim Furyk net worth will definitely leave a person startled.
Personal life and spouse
Jim has got an interesting personal life. Jim Furyk married life with wife Tabitha is going stronger and stronger. The couple two children, a daughter named Caleigh Lynn Furyk and a son named Tanner James Furyk. Jim got married to Tabitha in 2000. Jim turns out quite to be a romantic man. And how he met his beloved wife Tabitha is classic. He met her at Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament as a young tour pro. Jim had to try hard to get a ‘Yes’ from Tabitha. According to Tabitha, Jim proposed her along the beach during the week of the 2000 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach after months of failed attempts. She describes that they went out to dinner in Carmel, they were taking a stroll on the beach when Jim decided to get down on one knee and propose. The start was quite a romantic and of course, a fairytale. So, it is no wonder why Jim Furyk married life is fabulous and blessed with love.
Jim Furyk net worth makes him a rich man leading an affluent lifestyle. He owns homes in the Kapalua Resort, and in Ponte Vedra Beach.
Awards, achievements, and recognitions
Some of Jim’s awards include PGA Player of the Year (2010), PGA Tour Player of the Year (2010), GWAA ASAP Sports/ Jim Murray Award (2015), Payne Stewart Award (2016) etc.
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