American professional golf player, Rickie Fowler net worth accelerated as he became the winner of Walker Cup, Palmer Cup and Eisenhower Trophy in his amateur career alone.
The winner of Ryder Cup for three times, World Cup and Presidents Cup, Rickie Fowler net worth increased with utmost performance. Born in 1988, Rickie is a professional golfer who plays for the PGA Tour. He became the number one amateur golfer for 37 weeks.
Birth and background
Rickie Fowler was born as Rickie Yutaka Fowler on December 13, 1988 in Murrieta, California. He is an American belonging to white ethnicity. The high profile golfer of today had an awesome beginning of his career as he started playing golf at the age of three. However, his favorite sport was motocross. Golf was the second in his favorite list. When Rickie was 14 years old, he suffered injuries in dirtbike accident. As a result, Rickie moved towards golf and continued it on the professional level.
Amateur Career Awards
Rickie went to Murrieta Valley High School where he won the SW League Final scoring 133. Rickie Fowler net worth increased from his high school days alone as he led his school team to the final in 2007.
Later, he attended Oklahoma State University where he again successfully made a wonderful immediate impression. He shot 203 to win the Fighting Illini Invitational tournament that University of Illinois hosted in 2007. Similarly, he went to win the Western Junior in 2005. With the progressive playing skills, he went to compete in the US Amateur; however, Richie Ramsay defeated him.
He gained victory at the 2007 Walker Cup recording 2-0 in foursome with partner Billy Horschel. In the same year, he won the Sunnehanna Amateur and Players Amateur. The next year, he again won the Sunnehanna Amateur and secured seventh position in US Open.
Likewise, Rickie Fowler net worth rose as he became the leading individual player at the Eisenhower Trophy. For the excellence in golf, he received 2008 Ben Hogan Award.Rickie won all four matches in the Walker Cup in 2009 along with finishing third in the Sunnahanna Amateur.
Professional Career Highlights and Achievements
Rickie Fowler net worth elevated higher as turned professional and signed a multi-year deal with Titleist. He debut his professional career playing the Albertsons Boise Open on the Nationwide Tour. In 2009, he qualified in getting his PGA card for 2010.
Fowler got into one of the top 50 Official World Golf Ranking as he finished as runner-up at the Memorial Tournament in 2010. He was selected as captain for the US Ryder Cup team at the age of 21 meaning that he was the youngest Ryder Cup player. The same year, he won the Rookie of the Year Award defeating Rory Mcllory even though the win was controversial.
In 2011, Rickie made a successful win finishing 5th in The Open Championship. His rank also lifted to 28 in the world rankings as he finished in a tie at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Since he finished 43rd in the FedEx Cup, Rickie Fowler net worth raised as he earned $132,000 bonus. His win in 2011 also includes victory in the OneAsia Tour’s Kolon Korea Open.
Likewise, he won the 2012 Wells Fargo Championship and became the 24th player among top-25 in the world. Similarly, he finished as runner-up in the Australian PGA Championship in 2013. Moreover, his 2014 successes ranked him higher to number 10 in the world golf rankings. He finished as runner up in the US Open, second in Open Championship and third in PGA Championship. Therefore, he held the 10 top-10 finishes throughout 2013-14 seasons.
After many years, Rickie gained victory winning Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open in 2015. The year 2015 got better as he won Deutsche Bank Championship by one stroke over Henrik Stenson.
In 2016, Rickie achieved victory in Abu Dhabi HSBC Gold Championship after he finished 5th in Hyndai Tournament of Champions. Rickie Fowler net worth accelerated in 2017 as he won The Honda Classic preserving 54-hole lead for the first time in his career. As he had ended up with 52th place in 2016, this win pulled him up to 10th place again.
Personal Life, Charity and Media
Rickie has been living in Jupiter, Florida since 2010 season. Since his maternal grandfather is Japanese, this fact derives his middle name ‘Yutaka’. He is one of the four golfers of “Golf Boys”. They released YouTube video “Oh Oh Oh” song for charitable purpose as Farmers Insurance donates $1,000 for every 100,000 views. The donation goes for supporting Farmers and Ben Crane charities.
In 2015, Rickie Fowler net worth and popularity rose as he became official ambassador of PGA Junior League Golf. He also appeared in commercial for Crowne Plaza Hotels, ESPN’s This is SportsCenter and College GameDay.
Girlfriend and Net Worth
Throughout his career, Rickie Fowler has been with different women. He had been dating model Alexis Randock; however, they broke up for some undisclosed reason. Recently, he is dating pole vaulter Allison Stokke. The couple is open about their dating status in their social sites like Instagram.
The astounding and skilled golfer has not only won a number of championships but also earned enough. Rickie Fowler net worth is $18 million dollars earned through his professional golf career.