- Date of Birth
- Age 40 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Nicholas Alan Watney
- Birth Place Sacramento
- Net Worth $20 Million
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Profession Golf Player
- Currently Working For PGA
- University attended Fresno State Univesity
- School attended Davis Senior High School
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Amber Watney
- Children Four
- Religion Christian
- Rank 9 (July 2011)
Nick Watney is a well-established American professional golf player. He is currently playing his professional events under the PGA Tour. Watney made his professional debut in 2003. Nick started his professional career playing on Nationwide Tour and Canadian Tour. Watney has won nine professional events, including five PGA tours, one European, Asian, Korn Ferry, and two others.
Nick Watney was born Nicholas Alan Watney on April 25, 1981, in Sacramento, California. Nick came from an average family so, much about his early life and his parents are still under the radar. He graduated from Davis Senior High School and enrolled at Fresno State University. He was a three-time All-America golfer. Watney stands six feet and two inches tall and weighs 82 kg.
Net Worth, Sponsors, and Career Earnings of Nick Watney
Nick Watney has an estimated net worth of more than $20 Million. He is ranked at No. 50 in the all-time money list of the PGA right front of Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner. Watney must make six figures from his sponsorship and advertising deals with Titleist, Ralphlauren, Netjets, and a few more. In the ongoing season of 2021, Nick has earned $81,225 playing in twenty-one games.
Nick played in the 2002/3 season at the PGA for eight games and made $73,255. He took home $605,369 in his rookie season of 2004/5. The following season, Watney crossed his millions in a single season first time with $1,243,816 as his prize money. In the 2005/6 season, Nick made $1,838,629 when he won his first PGA title. The American player had a mild season in 2007/8 and peaked from 2008 until 2013 season.
Nick earned more than half of his total net worth in these five seasons. Watney made $5,290,673 in the 2010/11 season, which remains his highest earning in a single season. Totaling his earning from the PGA, it sums to $27,899,045.
Nick Watney: Father of Four Children
Yes, You read that right. Nick is the proud father of four children. Nick walked down his wedding aisle along with his longtime girlfriend, Amber Watney, in 2010. They had been dating for more than a year before their wedding. In 2014, Nick and Amber welcomed their first child. The golf player likes to keep his personal life away from the media.
In 2019, the duo welcomed their youngest member in the family. Nick and Amber are the proud parents of four children. They sometimes take their children to watch the games.
Nick turned professional in 2003, right after graduating from the University. He won his first professional victory at the Lewis Chitengwa Memorial on the 2003 Canadian Tour. Watney made his PGA debut in the 2005 season and won his first PGA Tour title at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. In 2011, Nick won one of his biggest titles at the WGC-Cadillac Championship, the first World Gold Championship.
In July 2011, Nick won his third PGA title at the AT&T National. He peaked at No.9 in World Golf, ranking the same year. The following season, Whatney won the Barclays Open, which is his last PGA title. Since then, He has had many ups and downs and is yet to secure another title-winning performance.
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