Frederick Steven Couples in an American Professional Golfer. He has competed in PGA Tour and PGA Tour Championships. He has won Masters Tournament in 1992, and Players Championship in 1984 and 1996. Couples nickname is “Boom Boom” because of his accurate driving ability.
Fred Couples Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $125 M|
|Full Name Frederick Steven Couples|
|Birth Date 3 October 1959|
|Age 62 years|
|Birthplace Seattle, Washington|
|Profession Professional Golfer|
|Wife Deborah Couples (1981-1993), Thais Baker (1998-2009), Suzanne Hannemann.|
Frederick Steven Couples Early Life:
Tom and Violet had Frederick on 3 October 1959 in Seattle Washington. Couples learned his signature Lose and rhythmic swing. He is a self-taught golfer and said he has never hired any coach. He went to O’Dea High School and then he got a golf scholarship from the University of Houston.
Frederick Steven Couples Career:
Couples’ professional life started in 1980 and he joined PGA Tour in 1982. Couples’ first PGA Tour victory was in 1983 at Congressional Country Club. He won fourteen PGA Tour titles, among them were 2 Players Championships and one Masters Tournament. He won PGA Tour Player of the Year in 1991 and 1992. He also won Vardon Trophy and has won Ryder Cup five times. In 1992, Couples was positioned number one in Official World Golf Ranking. He was at number one for 16 weeks.
Couples had won almost 64 professional championships. He is sometimes called “Mr. Skins” because of his performance in Skins Game. He has won the Skins Game five times in 1995, 1996, 1999, 2003, and 2004.
He won The Open Championship and many other international tournaments. In 1995, he won European Tour events, the Dubai Desert Classic, and the Johnnie Walker Classic. He had his name in the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2013. He had a back injury that affected his career. This was due to his swing features such as extreme shoulder turn at the top, which gets a lot of pressure on his back. In 2003, he completed the PGA Tour money list.
He won many championships by tour such as he won 15 times on PGA Tour, 13 PGA Tour Champions, 3 times on European Tour, and won 33 times in other championships.
In major championships, he won only one. He won Masters Tournament in 1992. In 1990, he ranked 2nd in PGA Championship. Throughout his career, he won many awards such as the Player of the Year award, and Byron Nelson Award in 1991 and 1992, he was the winner of PGA tour leading money in 1992 and he won the Byron Nelson Award again in 2010, 2012 and 2013.
Frederick Steven Couples Net Worth:
Fred Couples has a net worth of $125 million. He has earned almost 200 million dollars from his golf prize and has earned over 50 million dollars from the endorsement deal.
Frederick Steven Couples Wife:
Couples’s and Deborah’s marriage ended in 1992 and they got divorced in 1993. He married Thais Baker who later died due to breast cancer in May 2001. Couples had a girlfriend named Suzanne and he married her on February 22, 2022.
Frederick Steven Couples Body Features:
|Height 5 ft 11 in|
|Weight 84 kg|
|Hair Color Gray|
|Eye Color Brown|