Collin Morikawa

Collin Morikawa

Bio/Wiki

Collin Morikawa is an American professional golfer.

He is a rising star in professional golf.

Morikawa was the top-ranked amateur golfer in the world  For three weeks in May 2018.

Recently he made headlines and came into limelight after winning the 2020 PGA Championship on August 9, 2020.  Morikawa is the first player to win the PGA Championship in his debut since Keegan Bradley in 2011. His Instagram account is @collin_morikawa and has 146k followers.

Early Life and Parents

Collin Morikawa Family

Collin Morikawa was born on February 6, 1997, in Los Angeles, California, USA.

His nationality is American and ethnicity is mixed half Chinese and half Japanese. Aquarius is her Zodiac sign.

He was born to his father Blaine Morikawa and mother Debbie Morikawa.

He has a younger 16 years old brother named Garrett who is into soccer.

He grew up in his home city Los Angeles. He attended and graduated from La Cañada High School.

Then, Collin enrolled at the University of California in Berkeley, California graduating in 2019  with a degree in business administration. 

Collin Morikawa Career (Professional Golfer)

Collin began his Golfing career while studying at University. He played collegiate golf at the University of California, Berkeley from 2015 to 2019, winning five times including the 2019 Pac-12 Championship. Morikawa made his debut as a professional at the 2019 RBC Canadian Open.  Morikawa locked up PGA Tour membership for the 2019–20 season on July 14, 2019. Collin won his first PGA Tour event on 28th July 2019 at the Barracuda Championship. 

 Morikawa missed his first cut on the PGA Tour at the 2020 Travelers Championship on June 26, 2020. Morikawa beat Justin Thomas in a playoff to win his second PGA Tour title at the Workday Charity Open on July 12, 2020.  Morikawa won the 2020 PGA Championship to win a major in only his second major championship start on  August 9, 2020. 

Personal Life and Girlfriend

Collin Morikawa and Katherine Zhuu Dating

Collin Morikawa is an unmarried man. However, he is romantically linked with a beautiful Asian-Canadian girlfriend named Katherine Zhu. Katherine Zhu herself is a golf player. The duo first met back in March 2017 at college golf while they were studying at University.  In March 2020, the love birds celebrated their third anniversary. Katherine supported and also participated in the happy moment of Collin after he won the 2020 PGA Championship on  August 9, 2020. 

Height and Weight

Collin Morikawa has an Asian looks with fair complexion and athletic build body.

He has a height of 5 ft 9 inches tall and his weight is 77 Kg. His sexual orientation is straight. He has short black hair and a dark brown eye. 

Net worth and Career Earning

As of 2020, The net worth of Collin Morikawa is estimated to be $7.5 million and earns an average salary of $1 million-$2 million per year.

He accumulates his wealth through his professional golf career by participating in the big events and competition of Golf. He won whopping cash of $2 million by winning the 2020 PGA Championship on  August 9, 2020. 

Facts about Collin Morikawa

1. He grew up in a Japanese-Chinese family.

2. The course he grew up playing is called Chevy Chase Country Club.

3. Morikawa turned pro in 2019. 

4. The strongest part of his game is his iron-play.

5. At university, he was one of the top players in the country as he was named as a first-team All-American four times.

6. Morikawa became the first player to be paired with Tiger Woods in a PGA Tour event at the 2020 Farmers Insurance Open. 

7.  Morikawa started his professional PGA Tour career with 22 straight made cuts. 

8.  Aside from one Titleist Vokey wedge, Morikawa plays a full bag of TaylorMade equipment.

9.  He played on the 2017 Walker Cup team and won all four of his matches in a crushing 19-7 win for the Americans.

10.  Rick Sessinghaus has been Morikawa’s coach since the player was eight-years-old.

Collin Morikawa
Quick Facts of Collin Morikawa
Celebrated Name Collin Morikawa
Age 23 years old
Nick Name Collin Morikawa
Birth Name Collin Morikawa
Birth Date 1997-02-06
Gender Male
Profession American professional golfer
Nationality American
Birth Nation America
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA
Ethnicity Mixed (Half Chinese and half Japanese)
Famous for for winning 2020 PGA Championship
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Blaine Morikawa
Mother Debbie Morikawa
Brother Garrett Morikawa
High School La Cañada High School
University University of California
Career Start 2015-Present
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status unmarried
Girlfriend Katherine Zhu (2017-Present)
Height 5 ft 9 inches
Weight 77 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Eye Color dark brown
Hair Style short
Net Worth US $7.5 million (2020)
Salary $1 million-$2 million per year
Sources of Wealth Professional golf career
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