Kurt Kitayama

Kurt Kitayama is an American professional golfer. He currently competes in the PGA Tour and the European Tour. His estimated net worth is $5 million. Let’s take a look at Kurt Kitayama’s net worth, salary, earnings, family, biography, and more.

Kurt Kitayama’s Biography and Career

Kurt Shun Kitayama was born on January 14, 1993, in Chico, California. He attended Chico High School in Chico, California. Kitayama played basketball in high school. He played college golf for the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Professional Career

Kurt Kitayama turned professional in 2015. He currently competes in the PGA Tour and European Tour. The 30-year-old has 4 professional wins as of writing, including two victories on the European and one on the PGA Tour.

His first European tour victory came at the 2018 Mauritius Open. In 2019, he won the Oman Open.

The American golfer’s biggest success came at the 2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Kurt Kitayama holds his first PGA Tour title, the 2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational. Source: Instagram

Kurt scored 72-hole 279, 9-under-par, to win by a stroke over the runners-up Harris English and Rory McIlory. He took home a whopping $3.6 million winner’s share.

With the victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Kurt Kitayama has climbed up the rankings, close to occupying an automatic spot for Team U.S. at the Ryder Cup 2023.

Kurt Kitayama’s Net Worth and Earnings

In 2024, American golfer Kurt Kitayama’s estimated net worth is $5 million. The 30-year-old’s prime sources of earnings are his golf winnings, endorsements, and other businesses.

Kurt has 4 professional wins as of writing. His career earnings are more than $7.5 million, only from golf winnings (correct as of March 2023).

For winning the 2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational, he took home a whopping $3.5 million winner’s share. He received $291,667 in prize money for winning the Oman Open in 2019. 


Kurt Kitayama earns a considerable chunk from endorsements and sponsorship deals. He has sponsorship deals with TaylorMade, Chervo, Boxto, etc.

Personal Information

Full NameKurt Shun Kitayama
NicknameThe Project 
BornJanuary 14, 1993
BirthplaceChico, California, U.S.
Height170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight170 lb (77 kg)
Current TourPGA Tour, European Tour
Major Title
Net Worth$5 million
Highest Ranking 19
Relationship Unknown


American golfer Kurt Kitayama is not married. He doesn’t seem to have a girlfriend either. The 30-year-old is currently single.

Kurt’s older brother Daniel also played golf for two years at Hawaii-Hilo, and later became a professional caddie.


Born on January 14, 1993, he is 30 years old.


He is 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) tall.


Kurt’s nickname is The Project.


What is Kurt Kitayama’s Net Worth?

His net worth is $5 million.

Where is he from?

He is from Chico, California, U.S.

Who won the Arnold Palmer Invitational?

Kurt Kitayama.

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