Russell Henley was born on July 20th, 1990 in Macon, Georgia. Henley started playing golf at the age of 7 and showed a lot of promise. He won the Georgia State Junior Championship twice, in 2006 and 2007. Russell Henley currently has an estimated net worth of over $29 million mainly coming from his on-course earnings as a professional golfer. On top of his PGA Tour earnings, Russell Henley has also attracted several sponsors like Titleist and Renasant Bank, who have paid him millions of dollars over the course of his career.
Off the course, Henley is a family man who enjoys spending time with his wife Teil and three young children. He is also a committed Christian, and often speaks about his faith and how it guides him on the golf course. Henley is one of the most talented young golfers in the world, and it will be exciting to see what he can achieve in the years to come.
Career & Earnings
Henley attended the University of Georgia and played for the Bulldogs golf team. As a freshman in 2009, he led the team to a National Championship. In his junior year, Henley won the NCAA individual title, becoming the first UGA golfer to do so. He turned pro in 2012 and has since had success on the PGA Tour.
Henley has two PGA Tour wins, both coming in 2017. He won the Shell Houston Open and then followed that up by winning the Sony Open in Hawaii. Over the course of his professional career, Russell Henley has earned over $21 million with his most successful season being the 2016-2017 PGA Tour season where he brought in a whopping $3.5 million.
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|Born||April 12, 1989 (age 33)|
Macon, Georgia, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)|
|Sporting nationality||United States|
|Residence||Daniel Island, SC|
|College||University of Georgia|
|Current tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Former tour(s)||Web.com Tour|
|Highest ranking||39 (January 23, 2022)|
(as of October 30, 2022)
|Number of wins by tour|
|Korn Ferry Tour||3|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||T11: 2017|
|PGA Championship||T12: 2015|
|U.S. Open||T13: 2021|
|The Open Championship||T20: 2015|
|Achievements and awards|
|Haskins Award 2010|