- Famous Name
- Birth Name Gregory John Norman
- Birth Place Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
- Famous Name Greg Norman
- Birth Date 10 February 1955
- Horoscope Aquarius
- Father Toini Norman
- Mother Merv Norman
- No. of Twitter Followers 110,300
- No. of Instagram Followers 158000
- Height 6' 0''
- Profession Golf Player and Businessman
- Divorce Laura Andrassy(2006) and Chris Evert (2010)
Gregory John Norman is a Australian Professional Golfer, Philanthropist, and Entrepreneur. He is ranked as one of the millionaires in golfing history with other prominent personalities such as Jack Nicklaus and Phil Mickelson. He was ranked #1 in the official world golf ranking for 331 weeks in the 1980s and 1990s. He has won 88 professional tournaments and was the first person to surpass $10 million in Career Earnings. He was introduced into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2001 with the highest percentage of votes (approx 80%).
The Queensland native was born on 10 February 1955 under the star sign Aquarius. He was born on Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia to parents Toini Norman and Merv Norman. He currently resides in Jupiter Island, Florida, U.S. Gary Nicklaus also lives in the same area. He has two grandchildren: Harrison and Hendrix.
His nickname is The Great White Shark which is also referred to as the Shark.
Greg Norman Net Worth in 2020; How much does he earn annually?
The 6' 0'' tall has an estimated net worth of $300 million through his professional career and through the different ventures that he owns.
The 65-years-old own different ventures. He owns Greg Norman Golf Course Design. Greg Norman Collection, Greg Norman Estates, Greg Norman Real Estates, Great White Shark Opportunity Fund, Shark Wake Park, Shark Experience, Greg Norman Eyewear, Greg Norman Australian Prime, Greg Norman Australian Grille and Non- GWSE Properties and Partnerships.
His company is partnered with ASPEX, Authentic Brands Group. Club Car, Cobra Puma Golf, Garmin, Macy's, Mayakoba Golf Classic, Playsight, Sandals Resorts, SiriusXM, SPALK, Valero Texas Open, and Verizon.
He has earned $14,467,496 during his entire golfing career according to PGA Tour. Norman has earned more than $1 million dollars more than five times on the U.S. PGA tour including three Arnold Palmer Awards om 1986, 1990, and 1995.
Greg Norman Relationships and Affairs
The 82 Kg has been in multiple relationship in his entire life. His first romantic encounter was with Sue Barker who was a British Tennis Player. They had a brief relationship before he met Laura Andrassy.
The couple tied the knot on July 1981. They had two children, Greg Norman Junior, and Morgan Leigh. After 25 years of a successful marriage, the couple parted ways in 2006. Andrassy received $105 million as a marriage settlement.
The world no. 1 golf player then married the world no. 1 tennis player Chris Evert on Paradise Island in the Bahamas in June 2008. But they seperated only after 15 months of marriage and subsequently divorced.
On November 2010, Greg tied the kot with interior designer Kirsten Kutner on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands with Greg junior as his best man.
Greg Norman hosts QBE Shootout which was perviously known as the Shark Shootout. The event is held on Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida. The Money collected from the event is used towards the CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation.
The foundation provides guidance and instruction throughout Queensland to school students and those in other educational establishments, children with physical disabilities and junior members od golf clubs.
Norman also became the Trustee of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and a member of its advisory board since 2004.
The Environmental Institute for Golf the philanthropic arm of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), is a collaborative effort of the environmental and golf communities, dedicated to strengthening the compatibility of golf with the natural environment.
Achievements and Awards
- 91 Career Victories (20 PGA TOUR, 71 International and Others)
- 2001 World Golf Hall of Fame Inductee
- 2-time British Open Champion (1986 Turnberry, 1993 Royal St. Georges)
- 5-time Byron Nelson Award winner for the lowest adjusted scoring average (1988, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995)
- 3-time Vardon Trophy winner for the lowest adjusted scoring average (1989, 1990, 1994)
- 3-time Arnold Palmer Award winner (1986, 1990, 1995)
- 1995 Jack Nicklaus Award winner PGA Tour Player of the Year
- 1995 PGA Player of the Year Award winner PGA of America's top PGA Tour player
- Held No. 1 World Ranking for 331 weeks
- Past Chairman of the Advisory Council for the Environmental Institute For Golf and current member of the Board of Trustees
- 2009 & 2011 President Cup Captain
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