Fred Couples

PSR 01 Jun,2016

Facts of Fred Couples

Birth Name
Frederick Steven Couples
Famous Name
Fred Couples
Married to
Thais Baker (m. 1998–2009), Deborah Couples (m. 1981–1993)
Currently Married
Tom Couples
Violet Sobich Couples


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$120 Million


Married to
Thais Baker (m. 1998–2009), Deborah Couples (m. 1981–1993)
Currently Married

Fred Couples is an American professional golfer who has competed on the PGA Tour and the PGA Tour Champions. He is a former World No. 1, and he has won 64 professional tournaments. The 1992 Masters Tournament and the 1984 and 1996 Players Championship were most remarkable.

The sixty-three-year-old currently has an estimated net worth of around $20 million, mostly earned through his golf career. Furthermore, he is possibly single and unmarried at the moment. Previously, he was married twice, but none of it lasted due to misfortunes.

Fred Couples Net Worth- $20 Million

Professional American golfer Fred Couples has an estimated net worth of $20 million, including his properties, and has earned $22,926,923 in his career earnings. The maximum of his net worth is built through his career wins and endorsements.

With 63 titles won and a full bank account, he is regarded as one of the richest pro-golfers ever. He is ranked as the 5th richest golfer of all time, along with Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson on the list.  Moreover, his total career earnings are reported at $22,814,254. 

Some of the details about his earnings are tabulated below:

Event Income
Safeway Open Silverado Resort $23,680
The Ally Challenge Warwick Hills G&CC $100,000
Boeing Classic TPC at Snoqualmie Ridge $138,600
DICK'S Sporting Goods Open En-Joie GC $180,400
Bridgestone SENIOR PLAYERS Championship Firestone CC $31,640
Rapiscan Systems Classic Fallen Oak Golf Course $22,624
Hoag Classic Newport Beach Country Club $41,400
Cologuard Classic Omni Tucson National $20,485
Oasis Championship The Old Course at Broken Sound Club $51,000
Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai $85,000

He has endorsement deals with Ashworth, Jaguar, Mitsubishi Electric, Anatabloc, and his equipment manufacturer Bridgestone. His total earnings from endorsements calculated in 2012 were around $5.7 million

Fred Couples House
SOURCE: latimes 

Couples own lavish mansions like the one in Brentwood, which he sold for $6 million, and another $3.475 million house in Newport Beach. He also owned a Palm Beach mansion, but it was given to his former wife Deborah as a divorce settlement.

Additionally, he is an avid collector of California art. In an interview, he said, "What do I collect? I have California art,'' Couples said. ''I have some, you know, inexpensive expensive. There are some you can buy for six grand, some for 150 grand. I like buying one a year. It used to be cars, and now it's a piece of art. I'm almost done.''

His professional game and golf swing footage can be seen on YouTube and ESPN. The golfer is 63 years old and looks young and handsome for his age. He has 5 feet and 11 inches, and his weight is around 185lb. He is actively followed on social networking sites.

Fred Couples Wife: Divorce- Late Deborah Couples

Fred's personal life has many ups and downs, and it isn't as smooth as his professional career. Throughout his college career, he was in an affair with his girlfriend, Deborah Couples throughout his college years. After dating for several years, the couple tied the knot in 1981 in an intimate ceremony. 

Fred Couples and his ex-spouse
SOURCE: 24 Chronic News

However, after 12 years of marriage, the husband and wife separated. The divorce was finalized in 1993.

Fred Couple Second Wife- Late Thais Baker

Again, in 1998, lots of happiness came into his personal life, and he was married to his spouse, Thais Baker, but unfortunately, she passed away from breast cancer on February 17, 2009.

Fred Couples and his late wife, Thais Baker
SOURCE: Liverampup

According to the source, he also dated Nadine Moze in 2014. currently, he resides in Newport Beach, California. Fred was also inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame and the National Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame in 2013. He has published books about golf and its games and often hangs out with fellow golfer Johnny Miller.

Short Bio

Fred Couples was born as Frederick Steven Couples on 3 September 1959 to American Violet Sobich Couples and Tom Couples. He was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, the United States, and his brother and sister.

Fred Couples during the 1978 Washington Open Championship 

He carries a nationality of American, and he is of Italian descent. He went to O’Dea High School in Seattle and graduated in 1977. After graduating, he earns a scholarship to study at the University of Houston.

Fred Couples: A Golfing Legend's Journey from the Houston Cougars to the PGA Tour

Fred Couples has always had a passion for sports, and from an early age, he showed a deep affinity for golf. He honed his skills and played on the Houston Cougars golf team before joining the US PGA Tour in 1980. His talent and dedication to the sport paid off when he clinched his first victory at the Kemper Open in 1983.

Over the next 25 years, Couples added 14 more PGA Tour titles to his name, including two Players Championships in 1984 and 1996. Despite several near misses, he remained a fan favorite and a top player in the game.

In 2010, Couples joined the Champion Tour, and his performance earned him the Tour Rookie of the Year Award. He went on to win the Cap Cana Championship, the ACE Group Classic, and the Toshiba Classic. Although he came close to winning the US Senior Open and Senior PGA Championship, he had to settle for runner-up.

However, Couples continued to shine, winning the Senior Players Championship in 2011 and The British Senior Open Championship in 2012. His career is a testament to his dedication and passion for the game.

Fred Couples' journey from the Houston Cougars to the PGA Tour is a fascinating one. His love for golf and his determination to succeed have made him a legend in the sport. His accomplishments on and off the course have inspired many aspiring golfers.


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