Daniel Berger is a PGA Tour professional golfer from the United States. He turned professional in 2003 and has won the FedEx St. Jude Classic twice, in 2016 and 2017. In 2020, he claimed his first PGA Tour victory on his third PGA Tour. As of 2021, Daniel Berger has a net worth of $22 million.
|28 years old
|7 April 1993
|6 ft 1 in
|Florida State University
Daniel Berger Early Life
Daniel Berger was born in April 1993 in Plantation, Florida. Berger comes from a Jewish family with parents who used to play professional tennis, Nadia (mother) and Jay Berger (father). However, Daniel Berger’s father, Jay Berger, was a former tennis pro who was ranked seventh in the world in 1990. He has served as a coach and the US Tennis Association’s head of men’s tennis. Daniel’s paternal grandmother, Roslyn “Cookie” Swift Berger, made a name for herself as an amateur golfer and was inducted into the Greater Buffalo, New York Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.
Daniel spent the majority of his childhood in Key Biscayne until his family relocated after about ten years. His interest in golf started to emerge at their new home in Jupiter, Florida. He began playing when he was 11 or 12 years old and had his first hole-in-one when he was 13 years old. Daniel, on the other hand, did not play the game until he graduated from William T. Dwyer High School in 2011. He picked up a golf club, however, at Florida State University in Tallahassee, where he won the SunTrust Gator Invitational and the Seminole Intercollegiate and led the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) with a 69.36 stroke average in 2013. Daniel Berger finished second at the 2013 NCAA Golf Championships in his sophomore year and was named a two-time first-team All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America and Golfweek. Berger became a professional golfer at the end of his sophomore year. At the moment, he was 20 years old.
Daniel Berger turned professional at the end of his second year at Florida State University after earning his second consecutive first-team All-American honor. In 2015, he was named PGA Tour Rookie of the Year.
Daniel Berger Net Worth & PGA Career & Earnings
Daniel Berger attended Florida State University before turning pro in 2013. Berger began his PGA Tour career on the Web.com Tour. In June 2017 and June 2020, he was ranked as high as #18. In 2016 and 2017, Daniel Berger won the FedEx St. Jude Classic. In June 2020, he won the Charles Schwab Challenge, the first PGA Tour event after a three-month break due to the coronavirus.
Daniel Berger Withdraws from Honda Classic
The Honda Classic suffered a setback in March 2021 when top-ranked golfer Daniel Berger withdrew due to a rib injury. Berger, ranked 15th in the world, was one of only six players in the top 50 set to tee it up at PGA National.
Daniel Berger Net Worth
Daniel Berger turned pro in 2013 and has made significant earnings through his PGA professional golf career. PGA Tour has him up to $20 million in career earnings. As of 2021, Daniel Berger has a net worth of $22 million.
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