Justin Leonard Biography

( 1972 - )
December 7, 2018
First published on:December 7, 2018
by Jorge

Facts of Justin Leonard

Date of Birth: 1972, June 15
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Justin Leonard
Birth Place Dallas, Texas
Famous Name Justin Leonard
Horoscope Gemini
Career Earnings $33,884,793
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Profession Golfer
Currently Married yes
Married to Amanda Leonard

Justin Leonard is a professional American golfer. In his entire career, he has 12 career wins on PGA tour, including one major. Further, he is the fourth player in the history to go to the PGA from college without Qualifying school.

 

He has 6 amateur wins which include western amateur (twice), Southern Amateur (twice), U.S. Amateur, and NCAA Division I Championship. He is married to Amanda Leonard in 2002. Further, the popular golfer has an estimated net worth over $25 million.

Justin Leonard Early Life

Justin was born and raised on June 15, 1972, in Dallas, Texas. He attended Lake Highlands High School and eventually graduated in 1990. He attended Austin University of Texas and was an individual champion of the NCAA in 1994.

Further, his star sign is Gemini. As per his nationality, he is an American and belongs to a white ethnic group. Further, the details about his parents and siblings are not available yet. 

Being the most outstanding collegiate golfer, he won Haskins Award in 1994 and eventually became only the fourth golfer in the history to go directly from college to the PGA tour, after Gray Hallberg, Scott Verplank, and Phil Mickelson.

Justin Leonard Net Worth And Salary

As of 2018, Justin has an estimated net worth of $25 million. Justin so far has made the earning of $33,884,793 from his entire career.

He is one of the richest golfers of all time, standing in 24th position among the all-time highest earner. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh are the top-3 highest earner of all time.

CAPTION: Justin Leonard House SOURCE: Golfweek

Further, the professional golfer is taking a swing at real state market, putting his Aspen, CO, home up for a sell for $15.9 million. In addition, the 12-time winner of the PGA Tour purchased the retreat for $9 million in 2015.

Justin Leonard Professional Career

Leonard's PGA Tour wins includes one of the four golf majors, the 1997 Open Championship and the 1998 Players Championship.  According to Official World Golf Ranking, Leonard was ranked in the top 10 for 24 weeks in 1998 and 1999.

In 1997, 1999 and 2008 Leonard qualified for the U.S. Ryder Cup team. In 1999, Leonard made a 45-foot (14 m) putt for birdie on the 17th hole to complete a remarkable comeback on the final day.

In his entire career, he has managed to win 12 PGA tour. Some of his career achievements are listed below:

DATE TOURNAMENT
Aug 4, 1996 Buick Open
Jun 8, 1997 Kemper Open
Jul 20, 1997 The Open Championship
Mar 29, 1998 The Players Championship
Sep 24, 2000 Westin Texas Open at LaCantera
Sep 30, 2001 Texas Open at LaCantera (2)
Apr 21, 2002 WorldCom Classic - The Heritage of Golf
Mar 16, 2003 The Honda Classic
Jan 30, 2005 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic
May 29, 2005 FedEx St. Jude Classic
Oct 7, 2007 Valero Texas Open (3)
Jun 8, 2008 Stanford St. Jude Championship (2)

Justin Leonard Personal Life

The famous golfer has a height of 5 feet 9 inch and weighs around 77kg. Further, he is a married man and has a wife named Amanda Leonard. The couple tied a know in 2002 and the pair has a son named Skylar Charles Leonard. 

Justin Leonard Facts And Stats

  • Height: 5 feet 9 inch
  • Weight: 77kg
  • Age: 46
  • Profession: Golf Player
  • Date Of Birth: June 15, 1972
  • Place Of Birth: Dallas, Texas
  • Career Earning : $33,884,793

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