Ben Crenshaw

by Bchrome 10 Aug,2016
Ben Crenshaw
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Ben Daniel Crenshaw
  • Birth Place Austin, Texas
  • Famous Name Ben Crenshaw
  • Father Charles Edward Crenshaw IV
  • Mother Pearl Johnson Crenshaw
  • Net Worth $15 million
  • Salary N/A
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Julie Crenshaw (m. 1985), Polly Crenshaw (m. 1976–1985)
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children 3

Early Life, Childhood

He also was known by his nickname “Gentle Ben.” He was born on January 11, 1952, in Austin, Texas, United States. He is an American by his nationality and his ethnicity is white. He is of Scorpio zodiac. He is the son of Pearl Johnson Crenshaw and Charles Edward Crenshaw IV.

From his little age he has shown his keen interest towards sports, he played golf at Austin High School and the University Texas, he played extremely well during his collegiate career.

Professional Career

Ben Daniel Crenshaw who professionally called Ben Crenshaw is one of the shining names in the world of golf. He is a great golf player from the United States, who won 19 events on the PGA Tour that includes two major championships: the Master's tournament in 1984 and 1985.

From 1971 to 1973, he managed to win three NCAA Championships. He also associated with the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity. He started his professional career in 1973. In 1973, he became the second player in Tour history to win the first event of his career, before him it was achieved by Marty Fleckman (1967), Jim Benepe (1988), Robert Gamez (1990), Garrett Wills (2001), and Russell Henley (2013).

In 1979, he also positioned in the second place at the PGA Championship. In 1985, he won the US Masters tournament. Again in 1995, he managed to win the 2nd Masters Tournament. In 1999, he was also chosen as the United States Ryder Cup team. The match was held at The Country Club, Brookline, Massachusetts. He is considered as one of the best putters in the golf history. He has countless awards in his pockets

Personal Life

His first wife is Polly Crenshaw. He married Polly in 1976. Unfortunately, they divorced after nine years of their marriage. They separated in 1985. The reason behind their separation not yet revealed. In 1985, he again celebrated his wedding with Julie Crenshaw. It is about 31 years of their conjugal life and they are still happy in their relationship.

There are no rumors flying about their divorce, he also has children named “Katherine Vail Crenshaw (daughter), Claire Susan Crenshaw (daughter), Anna Riley Crenshaw (daughter). After earning stardom and fame, he never went through any controversy and rumor. He has been one of the popular names in the world of golf. He is an Ideal for the youngsters. 

Net worth, Earning, Salary

This astonishing earns an extraordinary salary. His total salary helps him to maintain the petty amount of bank balance. His estimated net worth is $15 million dollars. He also followed by his fans on social networking sites. He uploads his photos and videos on Instagram. One can also see his Facebook profiles. Detail info about his life and bio can be easily seen on Wiki.

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