Gary Woodland is a professional American golfer who competes regularly on the PGA Tour and has been ranked 91st in the OWGR worldwide ranking. He attended the University of Kansas where he played collegiate golf, winning the 2005 Kansas Amateur and four tournament wins in 3 years.
Gary Woodland turned professional in 2007 and earned the PGA Tour 2009 card in 2008. Woodland has won a total of four PGA Tours and also represented the US in the 2011 World Cup and 2019 Presidents Cup. He currently has a net worth of $14 million and is signed to multiple sponsorships with brands such as PUMA and CDW.
About Gary Woodland
Gary Woodland was born on May 21, 1984, in Topeka, Kansas. Growing up, he was an avid basketball player and even earned a basketball scholarship to Washburn University in his hometown. However, he soon realized his true passion was golf, which led him to leave Washburn University to attend the University of Kansas on a golf scholarship.
During his time at the University of Kansas, Woodland showcased his golfing talents, winning the Kansas Amateur in 2005 and coming in second at the 2006 Western Amateur. His successful collegiate career saw him winning four tournaments over three years.
Gary Woodland Personal Informations
|Full Name||Gary Woodland|
|Birthdate||May 21, 1984|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Father name||Dan Woodland|
|Mother name||Linda Woodland|
|Weight||190 lbs (86 kg)|
|Birthplace||Topeka, Kansas, USA|
|Residence||Delray Beach, Florida, USA|
Woodland turned professional in 2007, participating in a few Nationwide Tour events. A year later, in December 2008, he earned a spot on the PGA Tour for 2009 by finishing 11th at Q School. Unfortunately, a shoulder injury prevented him from fully participating in his debut year.
In 2010, Woodland once again secured a PGA Tour card, this time through T11 in Q School. His first brush with victory came at the Bob Hope Classic, where he tied with Jhonattan Vegas at 27-under par, although he lost to Vegas in a playoff.
Woodland found success on the PGA Tour, earning four victories in total. His first win came in 2011 at the Transitions Championship. His next victories were the Reno-Tahoe Open 2013, the Waste Management Phoenix Open in 2018, and the prestigious US Open in 2019.
Beyond individual competitions, Woodland also represented the United States in the 2011 World Cup and the 2019 Presidents Cup. He was a key member of the victorious U.S. team at the Presidents Cup 2019 at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia, despite losing his Sunday singles against Sung-Jae Im.
During the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, like all sports, golf was paused. However, once the situation allowed, Woodland returned to action.
Gary Woodland’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings
As of 2023, Gary Woodland’s net worth is estimated at $14 million. He has accumulated his wealth from his successful golfing career, which has seen him win multiple tournaments, including the prestigious US Open.
Throughout his professional career, Woodland has earned over $31 million. From the 2021-2022 season alone, he amassed around $1.8 million, making nine cuts and securing five top-10 placements from 19 events. His recent top-10 finish at the US Open resulted in a prize amount of $407,000.
Endorsements and Sponsorship Deals
Woodland’s success on the green has also led to multiple endorsements and partnership deals, significantly contributing to his net worth. In 2014, he signed a partnership deal with the technology solutions company CDW. Fast-forward to July 2019, Woodland inked a sponsorship deal with Full Swing, a company specializing in indoor golf simulators and performance tracking technologies.
Only a month later, he partnered with Duff & Phelps, a leading global consultancy firm, for logo placement on his shirt.
In addition, Woodland has a multi-year sponsorship contract with PUMA, a prominent sportswear giant, and he is also affiliated with the Kroll Golf Program.
Gary Woodland’s Girlfriend/Wife
Gary Woodland is married to Gabby Granado since 2016. The couple has three children together, a son named Jaxson Lynn and two daughters named Maddox Jean and Lennox Lee. Gabby is often seen cheering for her husband during his tournaments.
Gary Woodland is 39 years old (as of 2023).
The height of Gary Woodland is 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m).