Collin Morikawa

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Full Name Collin Morikawa
Age 23 Years Old
Nick Name N/A
Gender Male
Famous As Golfer
Birth Date February 6th, 1997
Birth Place Los Angeles, USA

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About Collin Morikawa

Collin Morikawa is an American professional golfer. The young golfer won several amateur titles before turning professional in 2019. Aas an Amateur, he has won 2019 The Farms Invitational, Pac-12 Championship, 2018 Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate, Querencia Cabo Collegiate, Annual Western Intercollegiate, 2017 ASU Thunderbird Invitational, Northeast Amateur among others. He began his PGA Tour career with 22 consecutive made cuts. As a professional, he has recorded two PGA Tour wins, 2019 Barracuda Championship and 2020 Workday Charity Open. His highest ranking is 27, which he achieved in June 2020.

Collin Morikawa was born on 6 February 1997. His birth place is in Los Angeles, California in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to a father, Blaine Morikawa, and mother Debbie Morikawa. He belongs to Asian Ethnicity and his zodiac sign is Aquarius. 

Regarding his education, he attended La Canada High School. Following his high school graduation, he attended the University of California, Berkeley from 2015 to 2019 where he played collegiate golf. At college, he won five championships including 2019 Pac-12 Championship. He graduated with a degree in business administration in 2019.

Collin Morikawa stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall. He has a body weight of 77 kg. He has a slim body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Morikawa has over 53.9k followers on his Instagram @collin_morikawa.  

Collin Morikawa title

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Collin Morikawa is the 2020 PGA Championship winner

As the PGA Championship entered its final day on Sunday and, at one point, six players shared the lead, all attention was on the usual suspects: Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose. It was Collin Morikawa from Los Angeles, California, who separated himself from all the big hitters to claim his first major at just the second time of asking. He finished on 13-under after a final-round six-under 64 winning the first major of 2020, finishing two shots ahead of Johnson and Paul Casey at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. His total weekend score of 129 is the lowest ever by a major winner. "It doesn't stop here. I've got a very good taste of what this is like, what a major championship is like," Morikawa who went to college at the University of California, Berkeley; said after his victory. 

Collin Morikawa Career

  • Collin Morikawa started his golf career at a young age. While attending the University of California, Berkeley, he won 5 titles including 2019 Pac-12 Championships. 
  • He also won the Western Junior, Trans-Mississippi Amateur, Sunnehanna Amateur, and the Northeast Amateur championships. 
  • He was on the winning team that won the Arnold Palmer Cup in 2017 and 2018. 
  • He was also in the winning Walker Cup team in 2017. 
  • In 2018, he was on the Eisenhower Trophy team that finished second by one stroke. 
  • He spent three weeks as the top-ranked golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking in May 2018. 
  • Morikawa turned professional in 2019. 
  • He made his professional debut at the 2019 RBC Canadian Open. He tied for 14th place in the tournament. 
  • He tied for second place at the 3M Open in July 2019. 
  • In the same month, he tied for 4th place at John Deere Classic. 
  • He then secured a place at PGA Tour membership for the 2019-20 season. 
  • He won his first PGA Tour event, Barracuda Championship in the same month. He defeated Troy Merritt by three points. 
  • Following the COVID-19 pandemic, PGA Tour returned at the 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge in June 2020. He tied for the lead after 72 holes. He missed a short par putt on the first playoff hole to lose to Daniel Berger.
  • By July 2020, he reached the career-high ranking at No. 27. 
  • In the same month, he missed his first cut on the PGA Tour at the 2020 Travelers Championship. He made a second-longest streak to start a professional career with 22 consecutive made cuts. Tiger Woods made 25 consecutive made cuts. 
  • Morikawa won his 2nd PGA Tour Title at the Workday Charity Open in July 2020, making his first non-alternate PGA Tour victory.

Collin Morikawa wins

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Amateur wins

  • 2013 Western Junior
  • 2015 Trans-Mississippi Amateur
  • 2016 Silicon Valley Amateur, Sunnehanna Amateur
  • 2017 ASU Thunderbird Invitational, Northeast Amateur
  • 2018 Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate, Querencia Cabo Collegiate, Annual Western Intercollegiate
  • 2019 The Farms Invitational, Pac-12 Championship

Professional Wins

  • 2019 Barracuda Championship
  • 2020 Workday Charity Open.

Collin Morikawa dating

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Collin Morikawa Dating

Collin Morikawa is unmarried but not single. He is in a relationship with Katherine Zhu. It is not clear when they started dating, but they have been dating for a long time. According to his Instagram, they have been together for 3 years.

Collin Morikawa Net Worth

It hasn't been long that Collin Morikawa turned professional. Having turned professional in 2019, he has already registered two PGA wins in his professional career. The young golfer makes major of his income from his professional career. His income comes from prize money, bonuses, and endorsements. The young golfer has an estimated net worth of $1 million.