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Mackenzie Hughes Net Worth: How Rich is the PGA Star, Really?

Mackenzie Hughes Net Worth
Mackenzie Hughes Net Worth

Mackenzie Hughes Net Worth: Mackenzie Hughes is a Canadian Professional Golfer playing for the PGA Tour. Since turning pro in 2013, he has accumulated significant wealth. As of 2021, Mackenzie Hughes has a net worth of over $8 million.

Full NameMackenzie Hughes
Birth DateNovember 23, 1990
Height/Weight6 ft, 1 in & 180 lbs.
Birth PlaceHamilton, Ontario, Canada
ProfessionGolfer
WifeJenna Shaw
Net Worth$8 million

Mackenzie Hughes Early Life

Mackenzie Hughes was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Hughes graduated from Kent State University in 2012 with a degree in Business Management.

He won the 2011 and 2012 Canadian Amateur Championship.

Hughes was the number one Canadian Amateur in 2011.

Mackenzie Hughes Net Worth & Career

In 2008, 2011, and 2012, he was a part of Team Canada’s National Squad. Hughes played on the eGolf Professional Tour and the PGA Tour Canada after turning professional. He competed in the Canadian Opens in 2012 and 2013, however both times he failed to make the cut.

Hughes qualified for the US Open in June 2013 after winning a playoff at his sectional qualifying location. On the PGA Tour Canada, he won his first professional competition in 2013, the Cape Breton Celtic Classic. He went on to win the 2013 PGA Tour Canada Order of Merit and earn a Web.com Tour card for 2014 as the money leader. Hughes earned seven cuts in twenty events, ending well short of maintaining his standing. He acquired Web.com Tour status for 2016 through Q School after spending the 2015 season on the PGA Tour Canada. He won the Price Cutter Charity Championship in August 2016, advancing to the PGA Tour for the 2016–17 season.

Hughes won the RSM Classic in November 2016, in his fifth PGA Tour appearance as a member, becoming the first Canadian-born golfer to win on the PGA Tour since Nick Taylor at the 2014 Sanderson Farms Championship, and the first to win a non-alternate event since Mike Weir at the 2007 Fry’s Electronics Open. He was also the first rookie to win a race from start to finish in over 20 years (Tim Herron in the 1996 Honda Classic).

Hughes finished tenth in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, sixteenth at The Players Championship, and thirteenth at the Dell Technologies Championship in 2017.

Hughes tied for second place on the PGA Tour’s Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship in March 2019. He was beaten by Graeme McDowell by one stroke.

Hughes finished second at the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic in March 2020, one stroke behind champion Im Sung-jae. On the weekend, he shot 66–66. In June, he tied for third place in the Travelers Championship and for the first time joined the top 100 in the world rankings.

He was in first place after the third round of the 2021 U.S. Open, but finished T-15.

Fun Facts About Mackenzie Hughes

  • Hughes competed in the Canadian Opens in 2012 and 2013, however both times he failed to make the cut.
  • Hughes was the Canadian Amateur champion in 2011.
  • In 2008, 2011, and 2012, he was a part of Team Canada’s National Squad.
  • Hughes played on the eGolf Professional Tour and the PGA Tour Canada after turning professional.
  • Hughes qualified for the US Open in June 2013, winning a playoff at his sectional qualifying location
  • On the PGA Tour Canada, he won his first professional competition in 2013, the Cape Breton Celtic Classic.
  • He went on to win the 2013 PGA Tour Canada Order of Merit and earn a Web.com Tour card for 2014 as the money leader.
  • Hughes earned seven cuts in twenty events, ending well short of maintaining his standing.
  • He acquired Web.com Tour status for 2016 through Q School after spending the 2015 season on the PGA Tour Canada.
  • He won the Price Cutter Charity Championship in August 2016, advancing to the PGA Tour for the 2016–17 season.
  • Hughes won the RSM Classic in November 2016, in his fifth PGA Tour appearance as a member, becoming the first Canadian-born golfer to win on the PGA Tour since Nick Taylor at the 2014 Sanderson Farms Championship, and the first to win a non-alternate event since Mike Weir at the 2007 Fry’s Electronics Open.
  • He was also the first rookie in more than 20 years (Tim Herron at the 1996 Honda Classic) to win from start to finish.

Mackenzie Hughes Net Worth

Mackenzie Hughes has been in the professional domain since 2013. Since then he has made over 73 cuts & played in 130 events. Hughes has a total career earnings of $$7.1 million. As of 2021, Mackenzie Hughes has a net worth of over $8 million.

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