Patrick Reed Biography, Wiki
Patrick Reed Bio
|Patrick Nathaniel Reed was born on 5th August 1990. He is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and the European Tour. Patrick is notable for his victories in the 2018 Masters Tournament and the 2014 WGC-Cadillac Championship. He has represented the United States in Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup competitions. Because of his success in representing the United States in these team events, he has earned the nickname Captain America.|
Patrick Reed Personal information
|Patrick Reed Full name||Patrick Nathaniel Reed|
|Patrick Reed Nickname||Captain America|
|Patrick Reed Age||Born on August 5, 1990San Antonio, Texas, U.S.|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)|
|Residence||Spring, Texas, U.S.|
|Patrick Reed Spouse||Justine Karain Reed|
|Patrick Reed Children||2 including their firs born daughter, Windsor Wells|
|Patrick Reed Net Worth||$9 million as of 2018|
Patrick Reed Career
|College||University of Georgia
Augusta State University
|Current tour(s)||PGA Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships (wins: 1)|
|Masters Tournament||Won: 2018|
|U.S. Open||4th: 2018|
|The Open Championship||T12: 2016|
|PGA Championship||T2: 2017|
Patrick Reed Early life and amateur career
Reed was born in 1990 in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated University High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. As a student, he won the 2006 Junior Open Championship and also qualified for the U.S. Amateur in 2007. Reed led University High to state championships in 2006 and 2007, and also won the state medalist honors in 2007. He earned Rolex AJGA All-America honors in 2005, 2006, and 2007.
Reed started his college golf career in 2008 at the University of Georgia in Athens. After allegations of cheating on the course and theft in the locker room, along with two arrests for intoxication, he left Georgia and enrolled at Augusta State University, where he majored in business. Reed was crucial in helping lead Augusta State to NCAA Division I title in 2010 and 2011. Reed advanced to the semi-finals of the 2008 U.S. Amateur, where he lost 3&2 to eventual U.S. Amateur champion Danny Lee – the top-ranked amateur in the world. He won the 2010 Jones Cup Invitational.
Patrick Reed Professional career
- 2011-Reed was 20 years old when he turned professional in 2011 after the NCAA Championship. In June, he played in his first PGA Tour event, the FedEx St. Jude Classic, where he missed the cut. Reed played two more events in 2011, earning just over $20,000. He played two events on the Nationwide Tour and received just over $5,000.
- 2012 – Reed played in 12 events on the PGA Tour on sponsors exemptions and through Monday qualifying (six times). He made seven cuts and earned over $300,000. His best finish was T-11 at the Frys.com Open. He finished T-22 at the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament, after entering at the First Stage, to earn his PGA Tour card for 2013.
- 2013 – Reed picked up his first top-10 finish at the 2013 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. On August 18, Reed became the 12th first-time PGA Tour winner of the year with his victory at the Wyndham Championship in a playoff against Jordan Spieth. His win at Sedgefield Country Club also marked his third consecutive top-10 finish.
- 2014 – At the 2014 Humana Challenge, Reed set the PGA Tour record for most strokes under par after 54 holes. His rounds of 63-63-63 were 27-under-par. Reed won the tournament by two strokes over Ryan Palmer.
- 2015 – On January 12, Reed won his fourth PGA Tour title at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions by defeating Jimmy Walker in a sudden death playoff. He became just the fourth player in the last two decades to win four times on the PGA Tour before his 25th birthday, and the other three were Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and Sergio Garcia.
- 2016 – On August 28, Reed won the first FedEx Cup playoff event; The Barclays played at Bethpage Black. This was his fifth victory on the PGA Tour, and first FedEx Cup event win.
- 2017 – On the final day of the PGA Championship, Reed had three birdies on the back to get to within a shot of the lead but bogeyed the 18th after finding a fairway bunker off the tee and tied for second, two strokes behind winner Justin Thomas.
- 2018 – Reed shot 69-66 to lead the Masters by two strokes after two rounds. He followed up that performance with two eagles on the back nine for a 67 on Saturday. Entering the final round, he led the Masters by three strokes over Rory McIlroy. On Sunday, McIlroy faltered, and Reed fought off the final round comeback bids of Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler to win the green jacket, shooting 71 (−1) for a tournament total of 273 (−15). Reed moved up to No. 11 in the world rankings and collected a paycheck of $1.98 million.
Patrick Reed Personal life
Reed married Justine Karain on December 21, 2012. She was his caddy for the qualifying rounds in La Quinta, California, where Reed secured a PGA Tour card at Q-School, and during his first two years on tour.
The couple had their first daughter, Windsor Wells, in May 2014 at Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center.They have another child whose name is not int the public domain. Kessler Karain ( Justine’s brother) has served as Reed’s caddy.