Lee Westwood

Birth Day April 24th, 1973
Birth Place Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Age 51 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Who is Lee Westwood?

An English professional golfer, Lee Westwood is famous for winning tournaments on five continents: Europe, North America, Asia, Africa, and Oceania - including victories on the European Tour and the PGA Tour. He is also known for being named as European Tour Golfer of the Year for 1998, 2000, 2009, and 2020 seasons.

British Professional Golfer, Lee Westwood

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In the year 1993, Lee Westwood turned professional. He won his first professional tournament, the Volvo Scandinavian Masters, closely followed by the Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters in Japan in 1996. His present tour is European Tour and his former tour is PGA Tour. As recent news, Westwood will go head-to-head with Bryson DeChambeau once again with the Englishman leading by two going into the Players Championship final round. Scroll down to read detailed information about his Full Biography, Interesting Facts, Personal Life, Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Family, & more.

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Early Life and Family

Lee Westwood took birth on 24th April 1973 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England (birthplace). He was born with the real name or full name of Lee John Westwood. He is of British nationality and he belongs to British-white ethnic background. Christian is his religion and White is his race. Lee celebrates his birthday on the 24th of April of every year and he has celebrated his 47th birthday as of 2020 which makes him the present age of 47/ His star sign or zodiac sign is Taurus as per his birthdate.

Regarding his parents, his father, John Westwood is a mathematics teacher whereas his mother's name is Trish Westwood. He has one singling a younger sister named Yolanda Battrum.

Lee Westwood with his sister, Yolanda Battrum during childhood

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Moving to his education, Westwood was presented with an Honorary degree of Doctor of Science by Nottingham Trent University in 2007.

Who is Lee Westwood Wife?

Lee Westwood was a married and divorced man. Currently, he is dating his beautiful girlfriend, Helen Storey on the bag since the 'Made in Denmark' tournament prior to the 2018 Ryder Cup. Lee's sexual orientation is straight.

Golfer Lee Westwood and his caddie girlfriend, Helen Storey with trophy

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Back then, Lee tied a knot with his beautiful wife, Laurae Coltart in January 1999. The couple had two children, Samuel Bevan and Poppy Grace. But later, they two divorced in 2017. Lee currently resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Lee Westwood and his wife, Laurae Divorced after 16 years of their married life

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How much is Lee Westwood Net Worth?

Lee Westwood is an English professional golfer who has a net worth of $40 million as of 2021 however, his salary amount has not been revealed yet. He co-owned a private jet with him whereas his major source of income is from his golf career. He has won £50m in prize money and earns another £5m annually in sponsorship deals. He has made the total career earnings of $12,694,790 until 2021. 

How tall is Lee Westwood?

The height of versatile British golfer, Lee Westwood is 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and his body weight is around 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st). He has light brown hair and eye color. His body build is athletic.

Ryder Cup

  • Lee made his Ryder Cup debut in 1997 where he partnered fellow Englishman Nick Faldo in both sets of fourballs and foursomes.

Number of wins by tour

  • PGA Tour 2
  • European Tour 25 (8th all-time)
  • Japan Golf Tour 4
  • Asian Tour 8 (Tied 6th all-time)
  • Sunshine Tour 3
  • PGA Tour of Australasia 1
  • Other 3

Best results in major championships

  • Masters Tournament 2nd/T2: 2010, 2016
  • PGA Championship T3: 2009
  • U.S. Open 3rd/T3: 2008, 2011
  • The Open Championship 2nd: 2010

Amateur wins

  • 1991 - Peter McEvoy Trophy
  • 1992 - Lagonda Trophy
  • 1993 - British Youths Open Amateur Championship, Leven Gold Medal

Awards and Achievements

  • European Tour: 2000, 2009, 2020
  • Order of Merit winner
  • Race to Dubai champion
  • European Tour
  • Golfer of the Year: 1998, 2000, 2009, 2020

Lee Westwood won the HSBC Championship in Dubai by two shots

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