Patrick Cantlay Height, Bio, Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Facts

Patrick Cantlay

Patrick Cantlay is an American professional golfer who caught the limelight after finishing in a tie for 9th with a 10 under par through 18 holes at the 2019 Masters Tournament. He had a fantastic run as an amateur golfer, holding the number one position in the World Amateur Golf Ranking for 55 weeks. He has won one PGA Tour event at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open with a par on the second extra hole. His career-best finish in a major came at the 2019 Masters, where he finished in 9th place. He reached No. 3 on January 23, 2022, So, who is Patrick Cantlay? Here’s everything we know about the golfer.

Patrick Cantlay Biography

Patrick Cantlay was born on the 17th of March 1992, in Long Beach, California, United States of America. He is currently 32 years old.

Birth NamePatrick Cantlay
Date of BirthMarch 17, 1992
Place of BirthLong Beach, California, U.S.
Age32 years old
Sun SignPisces
ProfessionProfessional Golfer
Marital StatusEngaged
Partner / GirlfriendNikki Guidish
ResidenceLos Alamitos, California, U.S.

Early Life and Education

Patrick Cantlay was born into a golfer family. His grandfather, Big Pat, née Pat Neylen, a professional golfer, is one of his biggest inspirations who insisted he play golf by placing the putting green in his backyard. He is the oldest of four children to his parents Colleen Cantlay and Steve Cantlay. He has three younger siblings; sister Caroline, who plays golf at Cal Poly, brother Nick, who plays on the Long Beach State Men’s Golf Team, and brother Jack Cantlay.

He attended Servite High School, an all-male, Roman Catholic college preparatory high school in Anaheim, California. There, he played golf for the school team and excelled in the sport as he entered high school. He competed in several golfing events, becoming one of the best senior golfers, and winning the California State High School Championship. After graduating from school, he won a full-time scholarship from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Patrick won four tournaments and won the Haskins Award as the most outstanding collegiate golfer in his freshman year in 2011. He won several awards throughout his college years before turning pro in 2012.

Patrick Cantlay Personal Life

Ever since he made it to the leaderboard of the 2019 Masters, everyone’s eyes have been on him, looking for every possible information about him like who’s he dating. Is he married or does he have a girlfriend? When it comes to his personal life, Patrick Cantlay has been in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend, former model, and doctor Nicole Julianne Guidish aka Nikki Guidish. They got engaged on September 3, 2022.

Physical Statistics

Have you ever wondered how tall Patrick is or his physical attributes?

HeightFeet – 5 feet 10 inches
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
WeightKilograms – 74 kg
Pounds – 160 lbs
Body BuildAthletic
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Shoe SizeUnknown

Professional Statistics

Golf Career

Patrick has been playing golf ever since he was a child. During his years as an amateur golfer, he has won several titles and awards, becoming the world number one in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, a record that he held for consecutive 55 weeks until Jon Rahm eclipsed him in 2016.

In 2011, won four tournaments and won the Haskins Award as the most outstanding college golfer while he was still in his freshman year at UCLA. That year, he was also named the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Division I Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year. It was a breakthrough year for him, winning several titles including the Phil Mickelson Award as the GCAA National Freshman of the Year in addition to being the Pac-10 Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year. He also won the Mark H. McCormack Medal as the top-ranked amateur in the world at the end of the 2011 season.

Patrick took part in the 2011 U.S. Open and he finished in a tie for 21st.
He skipped the last two years in his college to turn professional in June 2012. Not long before he turned pro, he made his professional debut at the 2012 Travelers Championship, where he missed the cut. His first professional win came at the 2013 Colombia Championship, an event on the Tour. That year he suffered a severe back injury during a warmup session and went on complete rest and at some point in time, he even decided to quit the sport and go back to college.

But through intense physical therapy and rehab, Cantlay came back swinging but received another hard blow when his best friend, Chris Roth, was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Newport Beach, California when he was walking a mere 10 feet in front of Cantlay. He reached a low point in his life and through complete rehab and a lot of mental focus he returned to competition in 2017. He won his first PGA Tour title at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in November 2017.

Patrick Cantlay Net Worth

Cantlay has won a whopping $24,567,923, from his golfing career, and in this season, he has already earned $1,961,090. His net worth is estimated to be over $6 million.

Patrick Cantlay Facts

Cantlay began playing golf at the age of 3.

Throughout his career, he has won several awards including, Jack Nicklaus Award (2011), Haskins Award (2011), Mark H. McCormack Medal (2011), and Ben Hogan Award (2012).

His best finish at the U.S. Open came in 2011 when he finished tied for 21st.

In 2018, Cantlay finished tied 12th and 27th, in two of the major four tournaments, The Open Championship and PGA Championship, respectively.

In the second start of the 2018 season, he lost the title at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open by one stroke to champion Bryson DeChambeau.

He loves watching movies and playing ping pong when he’s not on the golf course.

In 2021, Cantlay won the BMW Championship and the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia.

In 2021, he won the FedEx Cup and was voted the PGA Tour Player of the Year.

He was inducted into the University of California (UCLA) Athletics Hall of Fame in 2022.