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Zachary Harris Johnson was born on the 24th February 1976, in Iowa City, Iowa USA. He is best known to the world for being an American professional golfer, who won the 2007 Masters Golf tournament and the 2015 Open Championship. As of early 2016, he is in 12th place on the PGA Tour List. His professional career has been active since 1998.
Have you ever wondered how rich Zack Johnson is? According to estimates from sources, Zach Johnson counts his net worth at the decent amount of $25 million. Obviously, most of his income is the result of his successful involvement in sports, as a professional golfer. The overall size of his net worth makes him one of the all-time money leaders in PGA Tour history.
Zach Johnson Net Worth $25 Million
Zach Johnson grew up in Cedar Rapids, and was raised in a middle-class family as the oldest child of Dave Johnson – a chiropractor – and Julie. At tavery young age, he started playing many different sports, such as football, basketball, soccer, and golf since he was 10 years old, when he picked-up a golf club for the first time. Zach showed talent in golf, so he started training at Elmcrest Country Club. He attended the Regis High School, where he played golf for the school team. His skills in golf led him to an Iowa 3A State Championship. He then attended Drake University in Des Moines, and was the No. 2 player for the Drake University golf team, which won three times the NCAA regional meets and twice Missouri Valley Championships. Zach graduated in 1998, and in the same year he focused on his career as a golfer, which led to a professional level.
In 1998 he became a professional golfer, and played for a few years on the development circuit. He didn`t immediately shown his full potential, but in 2001 Zack finallywon three events, however, his breakout season was 2003, when he won $494, 882, and was automatically promoted to the PGA Tour.
In his first season, Zack wasn`t quite successful, however in the second he won his first event at the 2004 BellSouth Classic, and from that point on, his career and net worth began steadily to improve; in 2006, Zack recorded a number of great results; although not winning, he managed to finish as a runner up and as third in several events. which enabled him to qualify for the US Ryder Cup team, of which he was also a member in 2010, 2012 and 2014 .
In 2007, Zack won his first major at the Masters Tournament held in Augusta, defeating Tiger Woods, Rory Sabbatini and Retief Goosen by a margin of two strokes. Furthermore, his score at the Tournament of 289 (+1), was the same as the one from 1954 and 1956 set by Sam Snead, and Jack Burke Jr.
To speak further of his successful career, he has had 12 wins on the PGA tour, increasing his net worth to a large degree; some of those victories include the 2007 AT&T Classic, the 2008 Valero Texas Open, Sony Open in Hawaii in January 2009, and his latest accomplishment the British Open Championship at St Andrews Scotland in 2015, considered one of the most difficult courses in the world, as well as being the oldest championship.
Regarding his personal life, Zach Johnson has been married to Kim since 2003 with whom he has three children. Currently, they live at Saint Simons Island. Previously they lived Lake Mary, Florida. As with many other celebrities, he is recognized for charity work as well. He founded “The Zach Johnson Foundation”, which helps children in Iowa.