Webb Simpson is a successful American golfer who has won multiple titles on the PGA Tour. He began his collegiate golf career at Wake Forest University and went on to become an All-American three times and ACC Player of the Year in 2008.
Simpson eventually turned professional in 2008 and has since earned six PGA Tour victories, including two in the 2019-20 season.
About Webb Simpson
Webb Simpson is a professional golfer who currently competes on the PGA Tour. He was born on August 8, 1985, in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Simpson was raised in a golfing family, as his father was a successful club professional and his mother was an amateur golfer.
Simpson attended Broughton High School in Raleigh, where he played on the school’s golf team. He was a standout player in high school, winning the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4-A individual championship in 2003. After graduating from high school, Simpson attended Wake Forest University, where he played college golf for the Demon Deacons.
Webb Simpson Personal Information
|Full Name||James Fredrick Webb Simpson|
|Birthdate||8 August 1985|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|Birthplace||Raleigh, North Carolina, USA|
|Residence||Charlotte, North Carolina, USA|
|Father name||Sam Simpson|
|Mother name||Debbie Simpson|
During his college career, Simpson won six tournaments, was a three-time All-American, and helped lead Wake Forest to the 2005 NCAA Championship. He also won the prestigious U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship in 2008, which earned him an invitation to the 2009 Masters Tournament.
Simpson turned professional in 2008 and played on the Nationwide Tour, now known as the Korn Ferry Tour. He earned his PGA Tour card for the 2009 season and had his breakthrough year in 2011, when he won twice on the PGA Tour, including the prestigious Wyndham Championship in his home state of North Carolina.
Simpson’s biggest career highlight came in 2012 when he won the U.S. Open at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, California. He held off a late charge from Graeme McDowell to win his first major championship. Simpson has since won several more tournaments on the PGA Tour, including the Players Championship in 2018.
Webb Simpson Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings
At present, Simpson has won a total of 7 PGA Tour titles, with his most recent win coming in the 2019-20 season. His net worth is currently $16 million and he earns over $2.8 million on average every year from tournaments only. Simpson also has endorsement contracts with multiple brands, including Titleist, Burns & Wilcox, and Empower.
Webb Simpson has multiple endorsement deals, with major sponsor Titleist being one of them. In addition, he has partnership agreements with Empower and Burns & Wilcox.
Webb Simpson’s Girlfriend/Wife
Webb Simpson’s wife is Taylor Dowd Simpson. They met while attending Wake Forest University and were married in 2020. They have five children together consisting of one son and four daughters.
Webb Simpson is 38 years old (as of 2023).
Webb Simpson is 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) tall.