Collin Morikawa is an American professional golfer who won the 2020 PGA Championship. He is a former top-ranked golfer in the World of Amateur Golf Ranking. Morikawa turned professional in 2019 and debuted at the 2019 RBC Canadian Open. Likewise, he won his first PGA Tour event at the Barracuda Championship.
Collin Morikawa was born on February 6, 1997, in Los Angeles, California, the U.S. His father Blaine is Japanese-American from Hawaii, while his mother Debbie is Chinese-American from Southern California. Collin graduated with a degree in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley. Further, he has a brother named, Garrett.
Collin Morikawa Girlfriend
The 23-year-old professional golfer is in a relationship. Collin is currently dating his girlfriend, Katherine Zhu, who was a division one golfer at Pepperdine University. So, how did they meet? Well, a mutual friend set them up, while Zhu was playing for Pepperdine and Morikawa for the University of California.
Collin and his lover, Katherine has been together since 2017. However, the couple hasn't revealed when they will marry each other. On April 1, 2020, Collin shared a sweet picture along with a caption: "So in love with you, you’re my everything. Happy 3 years babe."
Likewise, on December 31, 2020, Katherine posted a picture with her boyfriend. On the caption, she wrote: "Love ending 2020 with this one." Zhu is not a popular golfer like Collin, but she was a star at her University.
Katherine completed her high school education in China. Later, she joined Pepperdine University and played collegiate golf for four years. She earned multiple WGCA All-American Scholar, Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar, and WCC All-Academic honors. Another golfer, Dustin Johnson is also happy with his fiance.
Collin Morikawa Net Worth
The 2020 PGA Championship winner, Collin Morikawa has a net worth of at least $5 million. From 2015-2019, he played collegiate golf at the University of California. In 2018, Collin earned $18,868 from PGA Tour Tournaments, while in 2019, he earned $1,754,890 from PGA Season.
Further, in 2020, Collin earned $5,250,868 in total PGA season. Since his golf career, Morikawa has earned a total of $7,255,037. At the 2020 Farmers Insurance Open, Morikawa was paired with Tiger Woods. He became the first player to be paired with Woods in a PGA Tour event who was born after Tiger turned pro.
Besides the prize money, Collin earns a substantial amount of money from sponsorships. Top brands like Therabody, Taylor Made Golf, Addidas, Omega, and Zurich Golf Ambassadors Family.
Collin Morikawa PGA
Morikawa earned his PGA Tour card in 2019 by winning his first career PGA TOUR title at the 2019 Barracuda Championship.
After winning the 2020 PGA Championship on August 9, 2020, Morikawa became the third-youngest golfer to win the event. Also, he was the fourth golfer to win the championship before turning 24.