Bryson James Aldrich DeChambeau is an American golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. DeChambeau is best known for being the fifth player in history to win both the NCAA Division I championship and the U.S. Amateur in the same year. His U.S Open victory made him the third player to have won those three championships, after Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, and the sixth player to win both the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open.
Renowned for his analytical approach to the sport, DeChambeau has earned the nickname of “The Scientist” and has won eight times on the PGA Tour including one major championship, the 2020 U.S. Open.
DeChambeau’s clubs are specifically designed to his specifications, with thicker than normal grips and irons that are all the same length.
What is Bryson DeChambeau’s Net Worth?
Bryson DeChambeau is expected to have a net worth of $10 Million. The 27-year-old golfer turned professional in 2016 and made his pro debut days later at the RBC Heritage in South Carolina and tied for fourth, making over $259,000. DeChambeau finished 19th out of 30 participants at the Tour Championship and as a result, he fell to 3rd in the FedEx Cup, winning $2,000,000. DeChambeau’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open win in Las Vegas, Nevada brought him $1,260,000 as prize money and ranked him to number five in the Official World Golf Ranking.
Life and Career of Bryson DeChambeau
DeChambeau was born on the 16th of September in the year 1993 in Modesto, California, to John Howard Aldrich DeChambeau and Janet Louise Druffel. At the age of 7, he shifted to Clovis, east of Fresno. He attended Clovis East High School and won the California State Junior Championship at the age of 16 in 2010. He completed his graduation in 2012 and received a scholarship to Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, majoring in physics.
He commenced his PGA Tour as an amateur in June 2015 and managed to win the 45th position. DeChambeau turned professional in 2016 and signed a long-term agreement with Cobra-Puma Golf. He had to work hard to get his entry to the U.S Open which he had lost after turning professional. DeChambeau ended up in the 15th position to earn over $152,000 and was ranked 148 worldwide. He earned his first PGA Tour victory on July 16, 2017, by winning the John Deere Classic by a single stroke over Patrick Rodgers. DeChambeau won the Memorial Tournament on June 3, 2018, in Dublin, Ohio, in a sudden-death playoff against Kyle Stanley and An Byeong-hun, after the three finished regulation play tied at −15.
In March 2021, DeChambeau won the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Florida. He shot a final-round one-under 71 to beat Lee Westwood by one shot.
Currently in relationship with Sophia Phalen Bertolami
DeChambeau is currently in a relationship with an Instagram model named Sophia Phalen Bertolami. Sophia has more than 58,000 followers on her Instagram and also has her swimwear line with La Isla which is aimed to create a “large cup” bikini collection. Looking at her education, Sophia is graduated from Chapman University with a degree in Kinesiology and Nutrition. She is currently pursuing pharmacology at Belmont University in Nashville.