Lee Westwood

Lee Westwood 2021: Net worth, salary and endorsements

Lee John Westwood OBE is an English professional golfer. After playing multiple sports like rugby, cricket and soccer in school, Westwood made golf his focus at the age of 13 when he started practicing with a half set that his grandparents gifted him.

Mar 13, 2021; Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA; Lee Westwood waves the gallery on the 18th green during the third round of The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass - Stadium Course. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Although he was a late bloomer, Westwood started excelling early in his amateur career. He won multiple amateur tournaments starting from 1991, and finally he turned pro in 1993 following his victory at the British Youths Open Amateur Championship.

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Lee Westwood Family

Lee was born to John and Trish Westwood. His father is a mathematics teacher by profession and is responsible for encouraging Lee to take up the sport. While not much is known about his mother, she is famous for making her son apologize for using profanity during the live telecast of the Qatar Masters. He also has a sister named Yolanda.

Westwood is currently married to Helen Storey, who is a fitness instructor and also his caddie. They tied the knot in June 2021, after being together for over five years. He also has a son and a daughter from his previous marriage to Laurae Coltart. His son has also caddied for him in multiple events.

Lee Westwood Records

Westwood is among the few golfers who have recorded wins across five different continents: Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and Oceania.

Mar 18, 2021; Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA; Lee Westwood putts on the 8th green during the first round of The Honda Classic golf tournament at PGA National (Champion). Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

When he became the world number one in October 2010, Westwood became the first English golfer to do so since Faldo. He is also one of the few golfers to have held the number one ranking despite not having a single major win.

After being part of seven winning teams, Westwood has the most wins by a European in the Ryder Cup.

Lee Westwood 2021 Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lee Westwood is worth around $40 million. After participating in over 250 events since his debut, Westwood has earned $14.5 million in career winnings. He earned $3 million in 2021, despite zero wins from 14 events.

Lee Westwood Endorsements

In a career spanning over two decades, Westwood has had many endorsements and sponsorships over the years. The former number one ranked golfer is currently associated with over ten companies. Audemars Piguet, iCapital, Netjets, Ping, Your Golf Travel, FootJoy, Titleist, and UPS are some of those companies.

Lee Westwood Charity

He may have amassed a lot of wealth from his outstanding career, but Westwood has never been shy to give back. This was recognized by the golfing world when, in 2009, he joined the Board of Trustees of the Tour Players Foundation (TPF), the charitable foundation of The European Tour.

A few years ago, Westwood donated thousands of pounds worth of his sportswear to charity shop in Edinburgh. He also helped raise over £200,600 for National Golf Club Challenge. He has also been a participant in multiple charity exhibition events.

Mar 14, 2021; Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA; Lee Westwood plays his shot from the 16th tee during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass - Stadium Course. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

How to contact Lee Westwood?

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Lee Westwood on Instagram: @westwood_lee

Twitter: @WestwoodLee

Facebook: @LeeWestwoodOfficial

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Full nameLee Westwood
Nick nameWesty
Age48
Birth DateApril 24, 1973
ResidencyNewcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
NationalityEngland
Marital StatusMarried to Helen Storey
College-
Height6'0
Weight205 lbs
Professional wins44
Highest ranking#1