Who is Jim Furyk?
Jim Furyk is a well-known golfer in the United States of America who has total assets of $50 million. He is a customary player on the PGA Tour and the PGA Tour Champions. Most popular as FedEx Cup champion and PGA Tour Player of the year-2010. In 2003, he won his significant title in the U.S. Open.
What about Jim Furyk's net worth?
Jim Furyk’s net worth is $50 million .
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How has he earned this wealth?
He has made this huge amount from his successful golf career. During his career, he has participated in many tournaments and successfully won 27 of them. These tournaments- tours are the suppliers of his huge wealth. Besides, he gets a good amount for brand endorsements.
A Mini Biography of Jim Furyk
- His birth name is James Michael Furyk.
- He is popularly known as Jim Furyk.
- He was born on May 12, 1970, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA.
- Mike Furyk and Linda Furyk are his parents.
- He is an American origin.
- He belongs to White ethnicity.
- Taurus is his zodiac sign.
- By profession, he is a golfer.
- He is a married person and his spouse’s name is Tabitha Skartved.
- On 13th May 2020, he celebrated his 50th birthday.
- Physical factors:
6 ft 2 in
Jim Furyk's Early Life
Jim Furyk was born to Mike Furyk and Linda Furyk on the 12th day of May 1970 in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
In professional life, his father served as an assistant pro at Edgmont Country Club. Later on, he was promoted to the head pro at West Chester Golf and Country Club. He was also the head pro at Hidden Springs Golf Course in Horsham. Jim got the inspiration for golf playing from his beloved father. To learn golf from his father, he spent the early years of his life in the Pittsburgh suburbs.
Educational Background of Jim Furyk
At the start-up of educational life, Jim Furyk attended Manheim Township High School situated in Lancaster County. During his high school days, he excelled in various games including golf and basketball. Before getting into college, he had been the state champion in the golf game from Meadia Heights Golf Club.
In 1988, he graduated from this high school and enrolled in the University of Arizona. In his college, he led the Wildcats in getting their first NCAA title in 1992. He was then recognised as the All-American Golfer.
Jim Furyk's Personal Life
Jim Furyk and Tabitha Skartved met each other at Jack Nicklaus’ Memorial Tournament. Since the day he saw Tabitha, he just fell in love with her. To get a “Yes” from his beloved Tabitha, Jim had to get lots of toils. At last at the Pebble Beach, he proposed Tabitha sitting down on one knee.
On 25th November 2020, Jim and Tabitha tied the knot and their lovely journey began. They are now blessed with two children namely Caleigh Lynn Furyk and Tanner James Furyk. They are living together like a happy family still now.
Golf Career of Jim Furyk
In 1992, Jim Furyk entered into his professional life as a young pro golfer. Next year, he won the Nike Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic being a part of Nike Tour. In 1994, he got involved with the PGA Tour. Till now he has won 17 tournaments with the PGA Tour that has earned him an honourable place among top-ten rankings around the globe.
The biggest breakthrough of his career came when he won his first major championship in the U.S. Open. In that championship, he made a record for the lowest 72-hole. Unfortunately, he went through a surgery in his wrist in 2004 and that hampers his career slightly. However, he revived his position again in 2005 by winning the Vardon Trophy with 13 top- 10 finishes.
Later on, he got more advancement in career when he won three major tournaments- Transitions Championship, Verizon Heritage, and FedEx Cup Championship.
In 2015, he was selected for the President Cup team. But he gave poor performance there because of his previous injury. This also badly affected his 2016 career as well.
However, in 2016, he could make 58 shots during an event on the PGA Tour. And grasped the name of the United States Ryder Cup Captain for the year 2018.
On 17th March 2019, Jim Furyk stood at the second position in the Players Championship having a difference of one stroke with Rory McIlroy. He has joined PGA Tour Champions this year and already cracked double tournaments.
Jim Furyk's Awards & Achievements
During his glorious golf career, he has earned many awards and recognitions for best performance in the golf field.
- PGA Player of the Year (2010)
- PGA Tour Player of the Year (2010)
- GWAA ASAP Sports/ Jim Murray Award (2015)
- Payne Stewart Award ( 2016)