Brian Harman is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He is best known for winning the 2023 Open Championship, his first major title, and finishing as a runner-up at the 2017 U.S. Open. He is also one of the few left-handed golfers on the tour. This content will explore his net worth, wiki, biography, relationship, age, height, and career.
Brian Harman Net Worth
Brian Harman has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2023. He has earned most of his wealth from his golf career, which includes three PGA Tour wins and one European Tour win. He also has endorsement deals with Titleist, FootJoy, Ping, and Rolex brands.
Harman’s biggest payday came from his victory at the 2023 Open Championship, earning $2.07 million in prize money. He also received a gold medal, a silver claret jug, and a five-year exemption on the PGA and European tours.
Brian Eric Harman was born in Savannah, Georgia, on January 19, 1987. He grew up in a golf-loving family and started playing the game at five. Harman attended Savannah Christian Preparatory School, where he was a four-time All-State selection and a two-time Georgia State Golf Association Junior Player of the Year.
Harman then went to the University of Georgia, where he played for the Bulldogs golf team. He was a three-time second-team All-American and won two tournaments: the 2005 NCAA Preview and the 2006 Isleworth Invitational. He also three times took home the prize for having the highest GPA for the year.
Harman turned professional in 2009 and joined the eGolf Professional Tour, where he won his first pro event at the Manor Classic. In 2010, he also participated in three Nationwide Tour competitions. He earned his PGA Tour card for the 2012 season through qualifying school.
Harman debuted his PGA Tour in 2012 and recorded his first top-10 finish at the RBC Heritage. He also qualified for his first major, the U.S. Open, where he missed the cut. In 2014, he broke through with his first PGA Tour win at the John Deere Classic, beating Zach Johnson by one stroke.
In 2015, Harman made history by becoming the third player to make two holes-in-one in the same round at The Barclays. He also held the 54-hole lead at the Travelers Championship but finished third after missing a playoff by one shot.
In 2017, Harman had his best season on tour, with four top-10 finishes and a runner-up finish at the U.S. Open. He shot a final-round 67 to tie for second with Hideki Matsuyama, four shots behind champion Brooks Koepka. He also reached a career-high ranking of No. 8 in the world.
In 2018, Harman won his second PGA Tour title at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, where he edged out Dustin Johnson by one stroke. He played in all four majors for the first time but failed to cut.
In 2019, Harman struggled with his form and missed nine cuts in 24 starts. He finished 102nd in the FedEx Cup standings and dropped out of the top 100 in the world rankings.
In 2020, Harman bounced back with six top-10 finishes and qualified for the Tour Championship for the second time. He finished eighth in the FedEx Cup standings and climbed back to No. 32 in the world rankings.
In 2021, Harman continued his consistent play and recorded four top-10 finishes, including a tie for fifth at The Players Championship and a tie for 12th at The Masters. He also qualified for his third consecutive Ryder Cup team.
In 2023, Harman achieved his dream of winning a major championship at The Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in England. He started the final round with a five-shot lead over Cameron Young and never looked back. Harman shot a bogey-free 66 to finish at 18-under par, six shots ahead of Young and Jon Rahm. He became the first left-handed golfer to win The Open Championship and the fourth American in the last five years.
Harman has been married to Kelly Van Slyke since 2014. They met while attending the University of Georgia and engaged in 2013. They have three children: Cooper (born in 2016), Luke (born in 2018) and Riley (born in 2020).
Harman and his family live in St. Simons, Georgia. He supports both the Georgia Bulldogs and the Atlanta Braves. He is also involved in charitable causes like the Birdies for the Brave and the Folds of Honor Foundation.
Age and Height
Harman is 36 years old as of 2023. He was born on January 19, 1987.
Harman is 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 meters) tall. He weighs 155 pounds (70 kilograms).
Harman has been a professional golfer since 2009. He has played on the PGA Tour since 2012 and has won three tournaments: the 2014 John Deere Classic, the 2018 Sentry Tournament of Champions, and the 2023 Open Championship. He has also won one tournament on the European Tour: the 2023 Open Championship.
Harman has played in 28 major championships and has one win and one runner-up finish. His best results are:
- Masters Tournament: T12 in 2021
- PGA Championship: T13 in 2017
- U.S. Open: T2 in 2017
- The Open Championship: Won in 2023
Harman has also represented the United States in three Ryder Cups (2017, 2019, and 2021) and two Presidents Cups (2015 and 2017). He has a combined record of 6-6-2 in these events.
Harman has been ranked as high as No. 8 in the Official World Golf Ranking, which he achieved in August 2023. He is currently ranked No. 6 as of September 2023.