Cameron Champ is a popular American golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. As of 2020, Cameron Champ net worth is estimated to be around $4 million.
Family and Early Life
Champ was born on 15th June 1995 in Sacramento in California, United States. He is of mixed descent. His father is black while his mother is of white ethnicity. His parents are Jeff and Lisa Champ. He has three siblings named Madison, Melissa, and Brent.
Cameron was introduced to golf at the age of 2 by his father’s grandfather. He would pick him from school every day and take him to golf courses nearby where he played nine holes and hit balls. His father is also a sportsperson and he played baseball professionally for two years for the Baltimore Orioles organization. He will be getting married in 2020 to his long term girlfriend whom he is yet to reveal her name.
Champ had a successful amateur career before he turned professional in 2017. He attended Texas A&M University where he won the OFCC /Fighting Illini Invitational and finished at the top ten. Cameron also came second at the Adam Wise in the Pac-12 Robert Brandi Invitational.
He turned professional in 2017 after sectional qualifying for the U.S Open and he had to compete in a playoff. This was his first major appearance. He later led the driving distance statistics. Cameron was one of the only two amateurs to make the cut. He finished as the low amateur at 1-under-par. In December 2016, he tied for the 16th in the Web.Com Tour Qualifying tournament. He received an entry into the Tour for the 2018 season.
Champ won the 2018 Utah Championship in July and got an entry to the 2018-2019 PGA Tour season. The reward was $253, 731 which was followed by a 6th finish at the 2018 Web.com Tour regular season. His first PGA Tour win happened at the Sanderson Farms Championship where he emerged the winner with a 21 score.
He is known to be one of the best hitters on the PGA Tour. He has worked with his instructor Sean Foley since he was 14. In September 2019, he won the Safeway Open with a birdie at the 72nd hole. Champ became the second golf player to test Covid-19 positive before the Travelers Championship in June 2020. Nick Watney had also tested positive a week before.
Cameron Champ Net Worth
Cameron Champ has an estimated net worth of $4 million. His main source of income is his career as a professional golfer. He has had 3 professional wins since he turned professional in 2017. His net worth is expected to grow as he advances in his career.