Joaqun Niemann is a Chilean professional golfer who competes on the European Tour. From May 2017 until April 2018, he held the top spot in the world amateur golf rankings. At the moment, he is a member of the PGA Tour, where he has two victories to his credit.
|Full Name||Joaquin Niemann|
|Birth Date||7 November 1998|
|Birth Place||Santiago, Chile|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Life & Career|
Joaquin Niemann, the famous golfer, was born in Santiago, on 7th of November 1998. His father handed him plastic golf clubs when he was two years old. He used to practice golf at Club de Polo San Cristobal since he was intended to be a golfer. At the age of four, he was able to shoot a 40-yard shot and span the long boundary with actual equipment.
Joaquin has three brothers and two sisters. His athletic genes come from his mother, Pamela Zenteno, a field hockey player who represented Chile at the international level. Joaqun Niemann received good grades at the end of his high school career. After then, Joaqun Niemann completed his Bachelor degree at a public institution in the United States.
Niemann went pro before the Valero Texas Open in 2018, forfeiting his exemptions to the US Open and Open Championship. In his first professional golf tournament, he came in sixth place. He earned Special Temporary Member Status on the PGA Circuit for the remainder of 2018 with a T6 result at the Memorial Tournament, his third top-ten finish in only five outings on the tour.
He earned a PGA Tour card for the 2018/19 season with his fourth top-10 result in eight events. Niemann follows Jordan Spieth (2013) and Jon Rahm (2016) as players who were able to completely skip the Web.com Tour Finals and receive PGA Tour cards after starting the season with no status.
In September 2019, Niemann won A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier, his first PGA Tour victory. He was the first Chilean to win on the PGA Tour, as well as the world’s youngest winner since 1923. Niemann was a member of the International team in the 2019 Presidents Cup, which was contested in Australia in December at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club. The US team won by a score of 16/14. Patrick Cantlay beat Niemann 0/3/1 in his Sunday singles match.
In January 2021, Niemann recorded a final round 64 at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. He and Harris English played in a playoff, but he lost on the first extra hole. A week later, he finished T2 in the Sony Open in Hawaii, one stroke behind Kevin Na. In July 2021, Niemann tied for first place with Cameron Davis and Troy Merritt at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, playing a bogey-free 18-under par over 72 holes.
After making his first bogey of the week on the opening playoff hole, Niemann was eliminated. In the end, Davis was victorious. Niemann won the Genesis Invitational, hosted by Tiger Woods, in February 2022, with rounds of 63/63/68/71. At 19-under par, he finished two shots ahead of Collin Morikawa and Cameron Young.
|Personal Life & Relationships|
Joaquin struck the ball so hard during a BBQ at his house that it went directly to his grandma, injuring her leg. He was genuinely having a good time with his family playing a game. His grandma was not gravely hurt despite his unintended attack. Instead of criticizing him, his grandmother complimented him, noting that his shot was rather nice.
Christina Hellema Puga, Joaquin Niemann’s girlfriend, has been with him for a long time. Christina has been dating Joaquin for two years. Christina is a student at the Universidad de Desarrollo, one of Chile’s most famous universities, studying architecture.
Joaquin Niemann enjoys utilizing social media, but he seldom mentions his fiance, hinting that the couple prefers to keep their personal lives private. Christina, on the other hand, often attends Joaquin’s games, and the duo is frequently spotted together at various occasions.
Joaquin Niemann has amassed an enormous fortune of $20 million from his career. Since turning professional in 2018, his earnings have increased dramatically. He made $1,209,957 in 2018, $1,434,519 in 2019, $2,914,136 in 2020, and $2,847,553 in 2021, according to his annual earnings.
He has a lifetime earnings of golf over $8.4 million, according to the PGA Tour. Joanquin’s PGA Tour career earnings have totaled $2.8 million in 2021, with 16 tournaments played.
Joaquin is the brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz Chile’s Kaufmann dealership. As a result, he possesses the keys to some incredible Mercedes automobiles. He is now at the wheel of a Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster.