Justin Peter Rose MBE is a professional golfer from England who was born on July 30, 1980. His height is 6’3″ and his weight is 195 pounds. He competes in both the European and the PGA Tours.
Justin Rose Bio: Age, Early Life, Nationality, Parents
Justin, who was born in Johannesburg, is a South African native. Rose and her family moved to England when she was five years old. When he was 11 months old, his father got him a plastics club, and he instantly began golfing in his parents’ garden. He began his golf career at Hartley Wintney Golf Club in Hampshire, and then spent most of his junior years at North Hants Golf Club. Rose broke the 70-year-old barrier when he participated in the Walker Cup as a 17-year-old when he was 11 years old. When Justin was seventeen years old, he made his Open Championship debut in 1998. Currently, the golfer is based in Albany, Bahamas.
Justin Rose Career Details
He first gained notoriety as an amateur when he pre-qualified for the 1998 Open Championships. After winning the European circuit in 2007, he was ranked in the top ten in the world from November 2007 to July 2008. In March 2002, he won his first major golf tournament, the WGC-Cadillac Championships, putting him into the top ten golfers in the world.
After finishing second to Tiger Woods at the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitational, he shot to a career-high global ranking of third.
In 2013, Justin won his maiden major event at Merion Golf Club, becoming the first Englishman to do it since Nick Faldo and Tony Jacklin. During the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, he won gold in the men’s singles category. He is one of only five golfers in history to have won a major championship on each continent where the sport is played.
Justin has also been runner-up in the Masters’ Tournament twice, first in 2015 and then again two years later in 2017.
Justin was one of the British athletes honored with an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) by Her Majesty the Queen of England in 2017 for their performances in the Summer Olympics.
He also ascended to world number two after winning the 2018 Open Championship; he then got to the top of the official ranking after losing in a sudden-death playoff to Keegan Bradley at the 2018 BMW Championships, and he then won the FedEx Cup playoffs in 2018.
He became the first Englishman to win 10 times on the PGA Tour since 1945, surpassing Nick Faldo’s previous record of nine wins.
Justin also went 13 years without missing a cut in master’s competitions, but that record came to an end in 2019.
Justin Rose Wife
Kate Philips, now Kate Rose, was a former international professional gymnast who retired in 2006. She married Justin Rose in 2006, and they have two children. They met in 2000 when Kate was working as an assistant for IMG (formerly known as International Management Group). As a result of working for the same firm that represented Justin, Kate found herself attending the majority of Justin’s events.
She was born in the United Kingdom in 1987 and went to Godolphin and Latymer girls’ higher School when she was younger.
Kate graduated from the University of Sussex with a bachelor’s degree in English.
She gave birth to two children for him after their marriage, a boy and a girl, and the pair went on to form the Kate and Justin Rose Foundation to help disadvantaged children, with a focus on food and nutrition.
Justin Rose Children
There are two children born to the couple. Leo, like Justin, seems to be on his way to becoming a fantastic golfer.
- Leo Rose was born in February in the year 2009.
- Charlotte Rose was born in the United States of America in January of 2012.
Justin Rose Parents
Justin Rose was born in South Africa and came to England with his parents, Annie and Ken Rose when he was five years old.
Ken Rose, Justin’s mentor, and coach had a significant influence on his golf accomplishments. Their father had previously fought leukemia, and both of their parents died of cancer in 2003.
Justin Rose Net Worth
For him, golf is his main source of income. According to his tournament and sponsorship profits throughout the years, Justin’s net worth is believed to be between $36 million and $50 million. In 2019, he was the 47th most well-paid athlete on the planet. According to Forbes, the athlete has amassed a prize fund of more than $50 million.
His net worth is unclear at this time, however, the sportsman has a home in Albany, Bahamas, and another in Orlando, Florida, both of which are valued at undisclosed amounts.