Fred Couples is a professional golfer who has completed his PGA tour championship and also won the 1992 Masters tournament. He has a record of winning 64 professional tournaments and also won the senior player championship in 2012 and senior British open in the same year. The name of the Fred was announced in the World Golf Hall of Fame in the year 2013. Let’s find out more about how much is Fred Couples’s net worth in 2018.
Fred Couples Early Life
Frederick Steven Couples was born on October 3, 1959, in the district of Seattle, Washington. The name of the family was changed from Coppola to Couples by his grandparents when they come from Italy and his father was worked in the Seattle as the groundskeeper. He has completed his graduation from the O’Dea High School in the year 1977, with the passion of playing golf; he has made a commitment and accepted the scholarship of the Houston University. As a member, Fred has to share his room with Blaine Mc Callister. In 1978, he also won the PGA tour playoff match at Washington.
Fred was married to Deborah and their relationship gets the end in 1992. His wife died in 2001 and the officer of Los Angeles has made her death as a suicide and he again married to the Thais Baker who also died for the reason breast cancer in 2009.
Fred Couples Career, Awards & Achievement
Starting his career as a golfer, Couples has started his first tour in 1983 and won the first tournament, he also played the major tournaments in 1984 and 1996 and gets a victory in the second tournament. In the year 1992, Fred has been denoted as the first player of America who has ranked #1 in the official ranking of World Golf. The first position was last long only for 16 weeks and gets the second position after that he has been named as the Mr. Skins as he was the best player and won five times in the games of Skins. Then, Couples was named as the King of Season as he won the PGA Championship which was held at Shoal Creek Golf club.
Couples were challenged by the Phil Mickelson at the location of Augusta and he lost this challenge while playing a great game, at the age of 46, Fred has won the Final second time as he already won this title when he was 25 years old. In 1993, couples made a great victory by winning all of the five matches and he also won the Dunhill links title held on New Zealand in 2004.
On the opening event of season 2010, Fred has made his debut in the most played championship tour. He has ranked #16 who has won this Tour of Championship. Couples also made a history as he was the only player who has won all the three starts from the first four events of the career.
Awards & achievements
Fred has won many awards as he has received 15 PGA tour, 3 European tour and 32 other tours in his life.
He has achieved Byron Nelson award in the year 1992 and also won PGA player of the tournament title in the same year. In 2013, he has made his name on the World Golf Hall of Fame and his performance was great in all of the major championships as he takes the first place in several championships such as U.S. open in the year 1991, Masters Tournament 1992 and also won the open championship in 1991.
Net Worth of Fred Couples
Couples as an American Golf player made his net worth of $120 million. With the great wins in most of the championships, he has increased his earning instantly. He also played different open championships and got a position in most of the matches and most of the golfer named him as a King due to his great ability to play.
Fred has been a number 1 ranked player with several achievements. He always ready for any of the tour and think any of the golfers as a bad performer. His friendly nature makes other players comfortable to play with him and learn different thinks tricks from his game.