Collin Morikawa

Date of Birth: 
Thursday, 6 February, 1997


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Collin Morikawa Biography

Collin Morikawa is an American professional golfer, who currently plays on the PGA Tour and DP World Tour

Morikawa was born in Los Angeles on 6 February 1997 to Blaine and Debbie Morikawa. 

He has one younger brother, called Garrett. 

Morikawa had an outstanding amateur career. He attended the University of California, Berkeley, and won five times during his collegiate career. 

He also represented the U.S. side at the 2017 Walker Cup. Also in the team that year were PGA Tour players Cameron Champ, Scottie Scheffler and Will Zalatoris

Morikawa made his PGA Tour debut at the RBC Canadian Open in 2019. 

It wasn't long before he had earned his first victory, which came at the Barracuda Championship. 

As of November 2022, Morikawa has won five times on the PGA Tour and four times on the European-based DP World Tour. 

His biggest victories to date include winning the 2021 U.S. Open at TPC Harding Park, beating Dustin Johnson and Paul Casey by three strokes. 

Morikawa also sensationally won the 2021 Open Championship at Royal St. George's. Jordan Spieth finished runner-up. 

On the DP World Tour, Morikawa won the 2021 DP World Tour Championship. With that victory, he also won the Race to Dubai. 

Morikawa has also represented the U.S. at the 2020 Olympic Games, the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits and the 2022 Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow Club. 

He is engaged to be married with Katherine Zhu, whom he met at university. She is also an established golf player. 

Morikawa is a TaylorMade staff player. 

His net worth in 2022 is believed to be in the region of $7m, though this was increased when he received $3m via the PGA Tour's Player Impact Program

Morikawa is also sponsored by adidas Golf, Omega, Therabody, U.S. Bank and Grant Thornton. 

His highest Official World Golf Ranking was No.2. 

Morikawa is half Japanese. An interesting fact about him is that after he made his PGA Tour debut, he made 22 consecutive cuts. 

That is second only to the record held by Tiger Woods, who made 25 after his first start. 

Morikawa currently resides in Las Vegas. He grew up playing golf at Chevy Chase Country Club. 

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