Jimmy Walker is a professional golfer from America playing in the PGA Tour. He has been playing in the PGA since 2001 making four PGA wins and three Web.com Tour. Jimmy has spent more than a decade and half in the PGA. He has won Nationwide Tour leading money winner and Nationwide Player of the year in 2004. He is the 13th best player in official world golf ranking as of 2015 having the scoring average of 70.019. Jimmy had also played in Nationwide Tours prior to PGA Tours.
Jimmy Walker was born on 1979 January 16 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States as James William Walker. He was raised in Oklahoma and thus he completed his studies in there. He had learnt golf from his father who was a scratch golfer. Since his childhood, he became an enthusiast for golf and started loving the game. He grew exponentially loving golf from there. After completing his high school, he attended Baylor University, Texas where he played from the University Team Baylor Bears.
With learning and growing in playing skills, Jimmy became professional golfer on 2002, when he was 22 years old. He was associated in the Nationwide Tour where he won his first two professional events of his career in 2004. He had won the BellSouth Panama Championship and the Chitimacha Louisiana Open. He then became the Nationwide Tour’s leading money winner and Player of the Year honors. Starting off with PGA Tours in 2005, he missed most of the events in 2005 due to his injury making only three cuts and finishing 17th at the MCI Heritage. Upon recovery, in 2006 PGA Tour, he played in 21 events making top-25 finish. With the average and progressing scores, he had his seasons going. However, 2011 PGA Tour season has been Jimmy’s best season finishing 68th in the FedEx Cup which made him qualified for his third FedEx Cup playoff event and his first BMW championship. Following years then geared up his success. Recently in 2015, he has defended his Sony Open title and moved to rank 13th in Official world golf ranking. He has the net worth of $15.5 million on 2014.
Six feet two inches tall Jimmy Walker has an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He is very descent and honest. Jimmy has not involved in any rumors or scandals. He is a married man. He is married to his girlfriend whom he had met during the Web.com Tour where she was a tournament volunteer. There is no any information available on his past affairs and relationships prior to this. The two had dated for some time after they met and then got married. Erin Stiegemeier is the name of his wife. He has two children from her, sons, McLain and Beckett. Jimmy loves his family very much and cares about them a lot. There is no any signs of divorce in the relation. He is living very happily with his wife. Outside golf, Jimmy is an avid photographer who also loves travelling.
Jimmy has a growing fan base. His well wishers, admirers and fans are always supportive to him and wish him best. He can be followed in his Twitter account. His biography, his career statistics and more information on him can be found in different internet sites including Wikipedia, pga.com, golf.com, etc.
Last modified: March 18, 2015
Published on: March 18, 2015
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