Paul McGinley

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Paul McGinley
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 7 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Paul Noel McGingley
  • Birth Place Dublin
  • Father Mick McGinley
  • Mother Julia McGinley
  • Net Worth $10 Million
  • Nationality Irish
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession golf player
  • Currently Working For European Tour
  • University attended Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Currently Married yes
  • Married to Alison
  • Children Killian, Niamh and Maia
  • Religion Christian

Paul McGinley is a well-known Irish professional golf player. He has played in the European Senior Tour and European Tour for more than three decades. McGinley has won ten professional events, including four European tours and six others. 

Paul McGinley was born Paul Noel McGinley on December 16, 1966, in Dublin, County Dublin. He is the son of Mick McGinley and his wife, Julia McGinley. His father is an Irish former Gaelic footballer who played for Naomh Adhamhnáin and the Donegal county team.McGinley graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology. Paul stands five feet and seven inches tall and weighs 73 kg. 

Paul McGinley's Net Worth in Millions

Paul McGinley has an estimated net worth of more than $10 Million. He credits most of his net worth to his successful career in golf. The Irish player has earned $953,000 as his prize money from PGA tour events in the states. McGinley earned more than six figures while playing in the European Tour events from the early 1990s until the 2010s. Paul took home a handsome amount from his sponsorship deal with Investec, the South African bank, and health insurer Bupa.

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McGinley earned price money of €62,665.86 in his first season with the European tour. The following season, He crossed his six-figures, earning with prize money of €223,700.46 while playing in twenty-eight events. In 1995, Paul earned his half-million figure while making €150,930.00. In the next two seasons, The player crossed his million earning mark. 

In 2001, Paul earned more than €1 million in a single season when he won an event and made cuts in twenty-one games. He earned the highest of €2,296,422.77 in the 2005 season, winning European events and finishing as a runner-up in three games. Totaling his prize money from the European tour, it sums to €11,364,265.53

Married Life of Paul McGinley 

Paul is living a happy married life and his wife and their children. McGinley walked down his wedding aisle with his longtime girlfriend, Alison, in 1996 at a private wedding ceremony. The duo is the proud parents of three children, Killian, Niamh and Maia. Unlike another player, Paul does not show much on social media and has successfully kept his personal life away from the media. 

Three Decades Career in Golf

Paul started his early days playing football along with his father. However, While attending the university, McGinley had an injury while shifting his mind towards golf and won the 1989 Irish Amateur Close Championship and the 1991 South of Ireland Championship. The golfer turned professional in late 1991 and started his career in the 1992 European Tour. 

Paul earned his first European Title in 1996 at the Hohe Brucke Open. The following year, he won the World Cup of Golf for Ireland. McGinley was part of the Ryder Cup from 2002 until 2006 and won each time. In the 2010 and 2012 matches, Paul served as one of the European vice-captains. Lately, The player has started to show little presence with the game and looking for retirement soon. 

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