Al Geiberger

by John Max 23 Dec,2020
Al Geiberger
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Allen Lee Geiberger Sr.
  • Birth Place Red Bluff, California
  • Famous Name Al Geiberger
  • Father Ray
  • Mother Mabel Geiberger
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Retired Golfer
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Children Six

Allen Lee Geiberger Sr. Al Geiberger Sr. a.k.a. Al Geiberger is an American former professional golfer who competed in PGA Tour, Championship Tour, and many others. Turned professional in 1959, he last played professionally over four decades winning 11 PGA Tour, 1 Japan Golf Tour, 10 PGA Tour Championship, and 8 others. 

Nicknamed Mr 59 / Skippy, Geiberger was born in Red Bluff, California, on 1st September 1937, under the star sign Virgo. The eighty-three years old holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background.

How Much Is Al Geiberger's Net Worth In 2020?

Al Geiberger is currently ranked #529 with a career earning of $1,265,188. Further, he has auctioned off much of his memorabilia, including the clubs with which he recorded the first 59 in PGA Tour history.

Al Geiberger's prize money SOURCE: Shutterstock

In the 2013 auction, he nearly earned $130,000 including $54,754 for the Wanamaker Trophy he received for winning the PGA Championship in 1966 and $10,832 for the clubs from his round of 59. His auction amount was $129,983, to be exact which was more than he earned in all but two seasons in his PGA Tour career. In 1975 and '76, he summoned $176,000 and $195,000 respectively.

At the age of 65, he started collecting his Champions Tour pension expired at age 75, and that his PGA Tour pension pays $128 a month. 

As of 2020, his net worth is expected to be no less than the six-digit figure. 

Is Al Geiberger Married?

Al Geiberger has married thrice out of which two ended in divorce. His third wife's name is Carolyn.  However, there is not much information about his wife as well as past marriages. 

Geiberger has six children. Among six: Brent Geiberger followed his father's footstep and has won two PGA Tour events. Meanwhile another son, John currently is the golf coach at the Pepperdne University which won the NCAA Championship in 1997.

Golfer Al Geiberger poses with his then wife, Lynn (now ex) SOURCE: Golfweek - USA Today

In 1988, he lost his two years old son in a drowning accident. He underwent treatment for addiction to pain and slepping pills at the Betty Ford Clinic in 2004.  

In 1980, he underwent surgery to remove his colon due to inflammatory bowel disease and has an ileostomy.

Early Years (Parents & Academic Background)

Al Geiberger is the son of Ray, who was one of th victims of the Tenerife airport disaster in 1977, and Mabel Geiberger. For high school, he enrolled at Santa Barbara High School. After that, he attended Menlo College and graduated from the University of Southern California.

Career

In 1959, Geiberger turned pro and joined the PGA Tour the following years. Overall, he won 11 tournaments on the PGA Tour, starting with the 1962 Ontario Open and the biggest being the 1966 PGA Championship. Also, he won 10 times on the Senior PGA Tour (Now the Champions Tour).

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