Rickie Yuta Fowler is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He has career-best ranking of #4 in the Official World Golf Ranking after he bettered Belgian Thomas Pieters at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. He was the number one ranked amateur for a consecutive period of 37 weeks from 2007 to 2008. He is a self-taught golfer and his talent was obvious from a young age as he won the SW League Final while he was still in school. He has represented the United States at the Walker Cup and has won it twice. He was awarded the Ben Hogan Award in 2008 for his excellent performances at a young age. He turned professional in 2009, and by the time he had already won the Western Junior and competed in the US Amateur.
Fowler has four PGA tour wins - Well Fargo Championship (2015), The Players Championship (2015), Deutsche Bank Championship (2015) and the Honda Classic (2017). He is currently ranked ninth in the world with 6.40 points. He had to miss the first event of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, the Northern Trust through an injury which was diagnosed as a partial oblique tear. However, he is confident that he is not going to miss the Ryder Cup in which he is named as one of the eight automatic US selections.
Rickie Fowler's Net Worth
Fowler has made quite a fortune from playing golf which is his passion. He started showing signs when he was barely three years old, but he has come a long way since then and is living his dream. His estimated net worth is expected to be between $17.3 million to $20 million. At one time he was the sixth highest paid golfer, however a lack of major success has seen him drop to the 13th position.
Rickie Fowler's Earnings
He was named as the seventh highest paid golfer by Forbes in 2015 which quoted his salary and winnings to amount to $7.3 million. According to Golf Digest, he made $3.3 million while playing on the course in 2017.
Fowler is pretty big in the endorsement industry and has made most of his fortune through lucrative sponsorship deals. He made $9.1 million from endorsements last year but has made upwards of $10 million in previous years. His primary sponsors are Cobra Puma Golf, of which he is also the brand ambassador.
Rickie Fowler's Investments
Fowler is known for living quite the lavish life as he owns a waterfront Florida mansion with 2.7 acres of private golf green. The property is reported to be worth around $14 million and take his total career earnings to upwards of $31 million. He also has a great luxury car collection featuring a Mercedes AMG GTS, Nissan GT-R, Porsche GT3 RS, Mercedes Benz CLS 63 etc.