JB Holmes is an American professional golfer competing in the PGA Tour. Since turning professional in 2005, Holmes has already gained broad experience by playing in multiple tournaments. Holmes was interested in sports from an early age, and while growing up, he played baseball until Holmes played his first junior golf tournament and won his 1st four golf tournaments.
Furthermore, Holmes is known for hitting long ball distances. Being a native of America, he has also played for the nation and helped them to win some big titles, including the 2005 Arnold Palmer Cup, 2015 Presidents Cup. and 2005 Walker Cup. When Holmes is not playing tennis, he enjoys fishing.
All About J.B Holmes' Wife, Married Life, and Children
Holmes is a happily married man who lives blissfully with his wife, Erica Holmes. J.B. and Erica met each other in 2010 in Louisville. During that time, Erica was a nurse and didn't immediately know that her future husband was a professional golf player. Shortly after knowing each other, they began dating, and in 2011, Holmes took Erica to 2011 Phoenix.
After dating for three years, the Holmes couple tied the knot in 2013. Being married for nearly a decade, J.B. and Erica have also started a family of their own. The married pair became parents for the first time after welcoming a son named Tucker Bradley on December 23, 2017.
The family of three lives happily, and J.B. also shares a strong bond with his son. We can see some of their snaps on Instagram, where the PGA Tour pro is active as @jbholmespga.
J.B. Holmes and Erica Holmes Have Undergone Brain Surgery
The professional tennis player has undergone two different brain surgeries. First, he had fixed structural defects in the cerebellum noted as Chiari malformations, which needed removing a small portion of his skull. Secondly, he dealt with his allergic reaction to the adhesive used in the first procedure.
So, it was reported that Erica's medical knowledge was increased as she is also a nurse. Apart from that, Erica also required three brain surgeries before she even met J.B.
Erica Holmes From Being a Nurse To Help Her Husband
As mentioned earlier, Erica worked as a nurse. Her Linkedin profile shows that she now works as the CEO of JB Holmes Golf. She has been taking the respective position for quite a while.
So, it is clear that Erica is helping in her husband's career. Working with JB Holmes Golf, she manages his sponsorships and runs the financial side of JB Holmes.
How Rich Is J.B. Holmes? Find His Net Worth and Career Earnings
Holmes has an estimated net worth of around $15 million, thanks to his long-term profession as a golf player. He is one of the highest-paid and one of the wealthiest American golfers. There has been a record of a tennis player playing in PGA who earns an average of $5 to $8 million. At the start of his PGA career, Holmes reportedly earned around $1 million.
At the time of this post, Holmes has total prize money of $25,772,908. Furthermore, Holmes relishes a lavish life and has a massive fortune; he also invests it pretty well. According to a report, Holmes has a house in Florida that he teed up in 2018 for sale at $2.15 million. This is $100,000 more than the original buy four years ago.
It is a two-story house that extends to a glass atrium with a fountain-fed swimming pool with a spa, kitchen, and fireplace.
J.B. Holmes Sponsors and Endorsement Deals
Being a professional golfer, J.B. makes a profit from brand endorsement. As said earlier, his financials are managed by his wife. Holmes has worked with multiple brands that may be paying him well. Holmes has a sponsorship deal with Apex.
The professional golfer and Apex signed a contract in 2011. Likewise, he has worked with other brands, such as Yum, TaylorMade, and Golf Pigeon.
Who Are Holmes' Parents? Details On His Family Background
John Bradley Holmes was born on April 26, 1982, in Campbellsville, Kentucky. He follows Christianity. His parents, Lisa Holmes and Maurice Holmes raised him. It is unknown whether he has siblings or not, as Holmes has not talked much about his family background.
The American golfer started to play on the varsity golf team at Taylor County High School in Campbellsville when he was in the third grade. Holmes suffered a mild form of dyslexia when in school. While in high school, Holmes played on the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour.
Later, Holmes went to the University of Kentucky in Lexington. At the time, he represented the United States in the 2005 Walker Cup and later turned professional.
Short Insights on J.B. Holmes' Professional Career
J.B. turned professional in 2005. He also participated in the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament in the same year and also won a medal. In 2006, Holmes won the FBR Open, making him the fastest golfer to reach $1 million in career earnings on the PGA Tour. It was Holmes' 5th tournament as a professional and his 4th on the PGA Tour.
Holmes won the FBR Open for the second Tour win of his career on February 3, 2008. Furthermore, he has played with Justin Thomas and Shane Lowry.