J. B. Holmes

J. B. Holmes

Who is J. B. Holmes?

J. B. Holmes is an American professional golfer. He plays on the PGA Tour. He turned professional in 2005. Altogether, he has won 8 times in his professional career, five PGA and 3 others. He is a very talented golfer. He reached career-high ranking at number 19 in the Official World Golf Ranking in 2017.

What is J. B. Holmes famous for?

J. B. Holmes is famous for hitting the ball long distances over 300 yards, ranking him number 2 in driving distance and reaching career-high ranking at number 19 in the Official World Golf Ranking in 2017. 

What nationality is J. B. Holmes?

J. B. Holmes was born as John Bradley "J.B." Holmes on 26 April 1982 in Campbellsville, Kentucky, US. He was born to a father Maurice Holmes, and a mother, Lisa Holmes. He belongs to White ethnicity. He holds an American nationality. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He follows the Christianity religion. He suffered a mild form of dyslexia when in school. He began playing golf when he was in the third grade and played on the varsity golf team at the high school. He also played on the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour while in high school. He attended Taylor County High School in Campbellsville. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Kentucky in Lexington. He later helped the university to achieve the SEC title.

What does J. B. Holmes do?

He began playing golf when he was in the third grade and played on the varsity golf team at the high school. He also played on the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour while in high school. He turned professional in 2005. He represented the United States in the 2005 Walker Cup. He was a medalist at the 2005 PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament. He started his first PGA Tour at the 2006 Sony Open in Hawaii. In February  2006, he won the FBR Open and became the fastest golfer to reach $1,000,000 in career earnings on the PGA Tour. In 2007, he made only 2 top ten finishes. He won the FBR Open for the second Tour win on 3rd February 2008 winning the tournament title for the second time in three years. He reached a career-high 42nd in the OWGR in 2008. He defeated Europe's Soren Hansen 2&1, whereas Jim Furyk defeated Miguel Angel Jimenez to clinch the 2008 Ryder Cup.

He withdrew from the 2011 PGA Championship and underwent brain surgery after the first round as he had been dealing with vertigo symptoms for several months and was diagnosed with structural defects in the cerebellum known as Chiari malformations. He returned to the PGA Tour in late January 2012 at the Farmers Insurance Open. Due to elbow and ankle injuries, he was limited to six PGA Tour events in 2013. He later played in the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament on the Japan Golf Tour. He regained his Tour status through the 2015-16 season, moved from 242nd to 68th place in the Official World Golf Ranking and entered into the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. He lost in the four-man sudden-death playoff at the Farmers Insurance Open in February 2015. He became the 19th in the world rankings, his highest ever placing to date being the runner-up behind winner Dustin Johnson at the WGC-Cadillac Championship. in 2017. He won the Genesis Open, his first victory in nearly four years on 17th February 2019. Altogether, he has won 8 times in his professional career five PGA and 3 others.

Who is J. B. Holmes married to?

J. B Holmes is a married person. He is married to Erica Holmes. The couple got married in 2013. They are living a happy life at present without any disturbances. He has a son named Tucker Holmes. He lives with his family in Campbellsville, Kentucky in the United States.  

What is J. B. Holmes's net worth?

As of 2020, the net worth of this famous golfer, J.B. Holmes is estimated to have $41 Million. His major source of earning is from his golf career. His salary is estimated to be $2 Million as of 2020. He became the fastest golfer to reach $1,000,000 in career earnings on the PGA Tour winning FBR Open in 2006. He is satisfied with his earnings. Further information regarding her cars and houses are currently under review.

What is J. B. Holmes's height?

The 37 years old golf player, Holmes is a dedicated and energetic golfer. He stands at a height of 1.80 m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 190 lb i.e. 86 Kg. He has average body build. His other body measurements such as waist size, bicep size, dress size and more will be updated soon. He has a straight sexual orientation.

Facts You May Not Known About J.B. Holmes

  • Holmes has a Goldendoodle service dog named Ace that helps him with his vertigo.
  • He suffered a mild form of dyslexia when he was in school. 
  • Holmes and Kenny Perry were named Kentuckians of the Year for 2008 by Kentucky Monthly magazine.
  • On 1 September 2011, he underwent brain surgery. Doctors later discovered that he was allergic to the adhesive used on the webbed titanium plate at the base of his skull and was airlifted from his home in Kentucky to Johns Hopkins in Baltimore for another surgery.
  •  He was criticized by his fellow pros on social media after taking four minutes and ten seconds over his second shot to the 18th hole in the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open in January 2018.

Facts About J. B. Holmes

  • #1J. B. Holmes is famous for hitting the ball long distances over 300 yards, ranking him number 2 in driving distance and reaching career-high ranking at number 19 in the Official World Golf Ranking in 2017.
  • #2J. B. Holmes was born as John Bradley "J.B." Holmes on 26 April 1982 in Campbellsville, Kentucky, US.
  • #3He began playing golf when he was in the third grade and played on the varsity golf team at the high school.
  • #4J. B Holmes is a married person. He is married to Erica Holmes. The couple got married in 2013.
  • #5As of 2020, the net worth of this famous golfer, J.B. Holmes is estimated to have $41 Million.
J. B. Holmes
Quick Facts of John Holmes
Celebrated Name J. B. Holmes
Age 38 years old
Nick Name J. B. Holmes
Birth Name John Bradley Holmes
Birth Date 1982-04-26
Gender Male
Profession American professional golfer
Nationality American
Place of Birth Campbellsville, Kentucky, US
Father Maurice Holmes
Mother Lisa Holmes
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Taurus
Religion Christanity
Education Taylor County High School and University of Kentucky
Marital Status Married
Wife Erica Holmes
Net Worth $41 Million
Salary $2 Million
Height 1.80 m
Weight 86 kg
Famous for hitting the ball long distances over 300 yards, ranking him number 2 in driving distance and reaching career-high ranking at number 19 in the Official World Golf Ranking in 2017.
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