Lee Westwood is an English professional golfer who plays on the European Tour and LIV Golf. He is European Tour’s all-time money leader and won 25 European titles. The 49-year-old’s net worth is $40 million. Here we highlight Lee Westwood’s net worth, salary, earnings, biography, wife, and more.
About Lee Westwood
Lee John Westwood was born on 24 April 1973 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England. “Westy” turned professional in 1993. He has 44 professional wins, including 25 on the European Tour.
Lee Westwood won titles in 4 different decades in the 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, and 2020s. He was named the European Tour Golfer of the Year four times, in 1998, 2000, 2009, and 2020.
Lee Westwood has been recognized as one of the world’s best golfers without winning any major title. However, he finished runner-up three times in major tournaments, the 2010 Open Championship, 2010 Masters, and 2016 Masters.
Without winning any major, Lee Westwood became the world no. 1 in October 2010, ending the reign of Tiger Woods. He became the first British golfer to top the world rankings since Nick Faldo in 1994.
Westwood won 2 Rolex Series events. He won the 2018 Nedbank Golf Challenge. He also won the 2020 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, in what was his most recent European Tour title. Westwood scored a 19-under-par to win by 2 strokes over the runners-up Matt Fitzpatrick, Tommy Fleetwood, and Victor Perez.
Lee Westwood represented Europe in eleven Ryder Cups, winning 7 and losing 4. In 2018, captain Thomas Bjorn selected him as one of the five vice-captains, at Le Golf National.
In September 2021, Westwood played on the European team in the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin. The U.S. team won 19–9, and Westwood went 1–2–0, including a win in his Sunday singles match against Harris English.
Lee Westwood’s Net Worth and Earnings
English golfer Lee Westwood’s net worth is $40 million in 2023. The 49-year-old is the European Tour’s all-time money leader. He has 25 European titles. He has €38,226,901 in career earnings.
For winning the 2020 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, he received a $1,166,660 winner’s share. He pocketed a lucrative $2,500,000 for winning the 2018 Nedbank Golf Challenge.
In 2009, Lee Westwood won the Dubai World Championship and got a $1,166,600 winner’s share. As the former world no. 1, he earns a significant amount from endorsements and sponsorship deals.
Lee Westwood is one of the most successful English golfers despite not winning a major title. The former world no. 1 earns a significant amount from endorsements and sponsorship deals.
Lee Westwood has been sponsored by Ping for many years. He is also endorsed by Titleist and FootJoy. Moreover, he has been endorsed by UPS since 2009. Moreover, iCapital Network, Audemars Piguet, Bioflow Sport, Druh Belts & Buckles, and NetJets are also his endorsements.
|Full Name||Lee John Westwood|
|Born||24 April 1973|
|Birthplace||Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England|
|Height||183 cm (6′)|
|Current Tour||European Tour and LIV Golf|
|Net Worth||$40 million|
Lee Westwood’s gorgeous wife is Helen Storey. She also caddies for him on tours. Lee married his stunning caddy in June 2021.
Lee Westwood’s first wife was Laura Coltart. Laura is the sister of Scottish Ryder Cup player Andrew Coltart. Lee and Laura married in 1999. The two divorced in 2017.
Lee Westwood is one of the most successful players on the European Tour and the tour’s all-time money leader. He has 44 professional wins. Former world no. 1, Lee Westwood’s net worth is $40 million. He lives in Tyne and Wear, England, with his stunning wife Helen.
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