Catriona Matthew is a well-known Scottish professional golf player. She has been playing in the LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour. Matthew turned professional in 1995. Catriona has won eleven professional events, including four LPGA tours, six Ladies European Tour and one ALPG tour.
Catriona Matthew was born Catriona Isobel Matthew on August 25, 1969, in Edinburgh, Scotland. She rose to fame only after her successful career. So much about her early life is under the radar. Matthew completed her basic education and graduated from the University of Stirling. Talking about her physical appearance, Catriona stands five feet and four inches tall and weighs 55 kg.
Catriona Matthew has an estimated net worth of more than $5 Million. She credits most of her net worth to her successful career in golf. A golf player does not need to win an event to earn their prize money; rather, they are paid based on the score at the end of the event. Also, they make a huge amount from their sponsorship and advertising deals. Matthew is the ambassador of the Gleneagles.
Catriona has earned most of her net worth through her LPGA career, which amounts to close to $9.5 Million. In 2020, Matthew took home prize money of $9,384 while appearing in two events. IN 2016, She made $414,683 as her prize money while playing in twenty-three events. Her earnings of $714,272 in the 2012 season are among the highest-earning in a single season. Matthew is among the highest-earning female golfer and Tiger Woods is the highest-earning male professional golfer.
Catriona lives a happy married life along with her husband and their children. Matthew walked down her wedding aisle along with Graeme Matthew in 2006. They had been dating each other for several years before getting married. Graeme worked as her caddie.
In December 2006, The family of two extended to three with their first child, a daughter, Katie. In May 2009, The couple was blessed with their second child, a daughter, Sophie. It's been more than fifteen years of their marriage, and the duo has no problem in their marriage life.
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Catriona started playing golf at age five. She started training golf on the Children's Course and North Berwick West Links. Matthew won the 1986 Scottish girls Champion and Under-21 Stroke Play champion in 1988 and 1989. After passing in the qualifying event, the player played golf for her university and turned professional in 1994 after passing in the qualifying event. The same year, Catriona qualified for the Ladies European Tour.
Matthew earned her first professional tournament at the 1996 Holden Women's Australian Open. She waited for almost fifteen years to win her first LPGA event in 2009 at the HSBC LPGA Brasil Cup. In November 2011, Catriona won her fourth LPGA title at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational in Mexico. Matthew received several awards and MBE in 2010 and the OBE in 2020.
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