Rick Fowler BiographyRick Fowler is an American professional golfer. His full byline is known as Rick Yutaka Fowler. He was born on 13th December 1988, in Murrieta, California, United States.
His parents are Rod Fowler and Lynn Fowler. He as well has a sibling called Taylor Fowler. Rick plays on the PGA Tour.
He has been a force to reckon with in the golfing field. Rick has bagged several awards out of his talent.
On a global level, he has been celebrated for positively impacting the golf game. Rick Fowler was the number one ranked amateur golfer in the world for 36 weeks. That was in 2007 and 2008.
The golf icon reached a career-high on 24th January 2016. He ranked fourth in the Official World Golf Ranking. That resulted from his victory in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.
Rick Fowler professional career
In the year 2009, Fowler had the first runner-up finish of his career. That was on the Nationwide Tour in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational. However, he lost in a playoff to Derek Lamely.
Rick Fowler turned professional after the Walker Cup. Eventually, he played the Albertsons Boise Open on the Nationwide Tour for his pro debut.
According to reports, Rick signed a multi-year equipment deal with Titleist in September 2009. His first PGA Tour even as a professional, he took part in the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. He thus finished tied for seventh.
His second PGA Tour event was at the Frys.com Open played at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. He finished tied for second after losing to Troy Matteson in a three-way playoff that included Jamie Lovemark.
Rick Fowler’s score of 18-under-par included a hole-in-one on the fifth hole. That was in his final round. In addition, he notched an eagle in each of his four rounds.
As of his career progression, Fowler continually did well and got several achievements. In November, he finished T2 with D.A Points and two shots behind the competitive Mark Brooks. That was in the Pebble Beach Invitational, an unofficial money event on the PGA Tour.
Rick Fowler went on to flourish his career, season after season. In December 2009. He successfully gained his PGA Tour card for 2010.
In February 2010, Fowler finished second at the Waste Management Phoenix Open with a score of 15-under-par at the TPC of Scottsdale course. In June, Fowler notched his third PGA Tour runner-up finish at the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio.
At the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte in May 2012, Rick won on the first extra hole of a sudden-death playoff.
In 2013 Fowler finished runner-up in the Australian PGA Championship, four shots behind the tournament winner Adam Scott
On November 12, 2017, Fowler started his 2018 season at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba where he shot rounds of 65-67-67-67 for an 18-under-par total, one stroke shy of winner, Patton Kizzire. It was his 12th tour runner-up finish and he became just the 27th golfer in PGA Tour history to win $30,000,000 in Tour earnings.
Rick Fowler continually made more and more wins. He won Waste Management Phoenix Open. That was after having a four-stroke lead in the final round, losing the lead, then regaining the lead for a two-stroke victory.
In December 2019, Fowler played on the U.S. team at the 2019 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia. The U.S. team won 16–14. Fowler went 1–0–3 and halved his Sunday singles match against Marc Leishman.
Rick Fowler net worth
According To Celebrity Net Worth, Fowler is worth approximately $40 million. He apparently reportedly ranks 23rd on the all-time money leaders list for professional golfers.
His earnings come from his PGA Tour winnings, his endorsements, and also from his big new investment in Long Drink, a unique canned cocktail.
Rick Fowler salary
Being one of the most competitive golfers, Fowler has a whopping salary. However, it varies from different contracts with different teams.
Nevertheless, his salary is not specified.
Rick Fowler endorsements
Fowler has had several endorsement deals, which collaborated with his net worth.
“He partnered up with TaylorMade in January 2019 and is using their golf balls and glove since then. He is the Mercedes Benz global ambassador since 2016 after being their brand ambassador in the US since 2013. Fowler is also associated with other top companies like Cobra (Puma), Rocket Mortgage, and Farmers Insurance.”
Rick Fowler family
The golfing pro is married to Allison Stokke track and field amateur athlete since the year 2019.
Rick Fowler foundation and charity work
Fowler has a Foundation dubbed Rickie Fowler Foundation, founded in 2011. Its main aim is to provide help for both Japanese and Native American communities.
The help includes widening educational opportunities and also providing opportunities for at-risk youth.
Fowler also participates in exhibition golf tournaments to raise funds for charity.