Justin Rose Biography
Justin Rose is a known English professional golfer who lately plays on the PGA Tour and has membership on the European Tour. Rose won his first championship at the US Open 2013 at Merion Golf Club, becoming the first English player to win a major since Nick Faldo in 1996. In 1970, he was the first to win the US Open.
In addition, Rose won gold in the men’s individual tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He then joined Hall of Fame members Gary Player, David Graham, Hale Irwin, and Bernhard Langer as one of only five golfers to win official tournaments on all six continents on which golf is played. In 2015 and 2017, Rose has also been twice runner-up at the Master’s Tournament.
Between 1991 and 1996, Justin attended Odiham high school leaving with eight good GCSEs.
Justin, a golfer, started his professional career when he was luckily picked by the European Tour whereby he finished in the top 40. Rose won his first professional event in 2002, the “Dunhill Championship” in South Africa, “Nashua Masters”, Crown Tournament on the Japanese tour, and “Victory Chandler British Masters” in the same year.
In the Official World Golf Ranking, he reached number 33 and also claimed his PGA Tour card in 2003. Unfortunately, Rose quit the European Tour in 2005 and focused on the PGA Tour. He began losing his position in the world’s top 100. In August 2005, he rejoined the European Tour, where he got his best performance of the year in the Buick Championship.
He claimed his first title in four years, the”Australian Open” in 2006. He managed to finish in the top 5 in the 2007 Masters and also became the third at the 2010 Honda Classic and proceeded to win the Memorial Tournament.
Additionally, in 2011, he claimed the BMW Championship which was his first title of the year and his third PGA title success. Justin also gained his first World Golf Championship title in 2012, the “WGC-Cadillac Championship” which made him rise in the rank of top ten. In the same year, he won the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final.
Fortunately, he won his first major title, the US Open, in 2013, making him the first Englishman to claim the title and ranking him in the number 3 spot. In 2014, Rose won the Quicken Loans National Zurich Classic in New Orleans. Justin also won the UBS Hong Kong Open in October 2015.
In 2016, he was awarded the gold medal in the 2016 Olympics, and he also claimed the 2016 Open Championship and qualified for Team Europe for the 2016 Ryder Cup. Besides, he claimed his second World Golf Championship title in 2017, the WGC-HSBC Champions, together with the Turkish Airline Open. In May 2018, he also won the Fort Worth Invitational.
Moreover, Justin moved back to World Number 1. He won the Farmers Insurance Open, Torrey Pines Golf Course, in January 2019. At the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links, he accomplished tied for 3rd on June 16, 2019.
Justin Rose Age
How old is Justin Rose? Rose is 42 years old as of July 2022. He was born Justin Peter Rose on July 30, 1980, in Johannesburg, South Africa. In addition, Rose celebrates his birthday on the 30th of July every year, and his zodiac sign is Leo. His ethnicity is white with British nationality.
Justin Rose Family
Justin is the son of Ken Rose and Annie Rose. In 2003, his father died of cancer. He has a brother, Brandon Harcus, and a sister, Margi North. Justin’s family migrated to England when he was 5 years old, and this is when he started to play golf seriously at North Hants Golf Club. He played golf conventionally at Tylney Park Golf Club. Luckily, when he was 17, he competed in the Walker Cup and became known internationally.
Justin Rose Wife
Justin married Kate Phillips in December 2006. Kate is a former international gymnast. The couple has been blessed with two kids: Leo Rose, who was born in 2009, and Charlotte, born in 2012.
Justin Rose’s Height
Rose stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 3 inches, equivalent to 1.91m tall, and weighs around 195 lb (approx 88 kg).
Justin Rose Net Worth
Rose has an estimated net worth of around $40 million as of 2023. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a professional golfer.
Justin Rose Salary
Rose receives an estimated annual salary of around $13 million.