Bryson James is a professional golfer from the United States. During the PGA Tour, he has obtained 8 victories, including 1 major, the 2020 US Open. DeChambeau became only the 6th player in history to win both the NCAA Division I championship and the US Amateur Championship in the same year as an amateur.
|Full Name||Bryson James Aldrich DeChambeau|
|Birth Date||16 September 1993|
|Birth Place||Modesto, California, United States|
|Life & Career|
Bryson DeChambeau was born in 1993 to Janet and John DeChambeau in Modesto, California. DeChambeau’s family relocated to Clovis when he was 7 years old, and he went on to Clovis East High School, where he won the California State Junior Championship. He got a scholarship at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, after graduating in year 2012.
DeChambeau made history at SMU in year 2015 by being the 1st golfer from the institution to win the NCAA individual title, shooting a 280 to win by a single stroke. Only a few months later, he created even more history by winning the US Amateur Championship. As a consequence, DeChambeau joined Ryan Moore, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Jack Nicklaus as the 6th player in history to win both the NCAA and US Amateur titles in the same year.
DeChambeau became professional after winning the year 2016 Masters and signed a long-term deal with Cobra-Puma Golf. He made his professional debut at the RBC Heritage a few days later, finishing tied for 4th and earning roughly $260k. Following that, he qualified for the US Open and finished in a tie for 15th place.
DeChambeau qualified for the Web dot com Tour Finals despite not being able to qualify for a 2017 PGA Tour card. He received his card as a result of his victory at the DAP Championship. DeChambeau won his first PGA Tour event, the John Deere Classic, in July of 2017, by a single shot over Patrick Rodgers. He won the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio in a sudden-death playoff the following summer, earning him his second PGA Tour triumph.
Jim Furyk nominated DeChambeau as the US team captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup. In the end, Europe overcame the US team, while DeChambeau was defeated by Alex Noren in his singles match. He won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas, Nevada, a victory that moved him up to fifth in the Official World Golf Ranking.
The next year, DeChambeau won the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, becoming the first American to do it on the European Tour. He won by seven strokes and was a member of the US team that won the Presidents Cup in Australia 16-14 at the end of 2019. In 2020, DeChambeau won 3 more tournaments, the first of which was the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.
DeChambeau tied for 4th place in the 2020 PGA Competition, his first top-10 result in a major championship. He was the only player to break par in the final round, and he was also the only player to complete the event under par. He also became only the 3rd player in history to win the NCAA individual title, the US Amateur, and the US Open all in the same season.
|Personal Life & Relationships|
DeChambeau has had a lot of contentious meetings with referees throughout the course of his career. He contended that only part of the ball was out of boundaries and that he should be allowed to play it after one of his strokes fell under a fence and out of bounds.
In March of this 2019, DeChambeau established the Bryson DeChambeau Foundation. The foundation’s 3 objectives are to promote junior golf, help health groups, and provide educational possibilities for young people.
DeChambeau is presently dating Sophia Phalen Bertolami, an Instagram model who often shares steamy photographs of herself in a bikini on her account. She also has her own swimsuit line with La Isla, which is focused at creating a variety of big cup bikinis. Sophia’s Instagram account has almost 58k followers.
Sophia, on the other hand, is a well-educated young lady as she earned a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology & Nutrition from Chapman University. She is presently a student at Belmont University in Nashville, where she is studying pharmacology.
DeChambeau is worth roughly $10 million, according to our resources. He has been in the top 65 golf players who earns high as he has earned more than $5 million through PGA Tour.
DeChambeau was signed as DraftKings’ first signature athlete, and he has appeared in a few ads for the company. He’s also teamed up with Cobra Golf, a Puma subsidiary, to develop a DeChambeau line. He also announced a deal with Bentley in year 2018.