Camilo Villegas Net Worth

Net Worth:$18 Million
Date of Birth: January 7, 1982 (41 years old)
Gender:Male
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession:Golfer
Nationality:Colombia

What is Camilo Villegas’s Net Worth?

Camilo Villegas is a Colombian professional golfer who has a net worth of $18 million. Camilo Villegas is a PGA Tour player. His PGA victories include the Wyndham Championship, the BMW Championship, and the Honda Classic. Villegas, who is frequently referred to as “Spider-Man,” is well known for his colorful designer attire and method of sprawling out on the ground to analyze greens before putting.

Childhood

Camilo Villegas was born on January 7, 1982 in Medellín, Colombia. He began playing golf at a young age and won several National Junior Championships there between the ages of eight and fifteen.

When Villegas was 16 years old, he became the first golfer in his nation’s history to complete the Amateur Grand Slam in a single calendar year. A few years later, he added to his list of outstanding accomplishments when he became just the second golfer in history to win the Colombian Open while still an amateur.

Career

Villegas relocated to the US in 2001 to pursue an athletic scholarship at the University of Florida. He competed for the Florida Gators men’s golf team there in the NCAA. Villegas won the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year award and played on the Gators’ NCAA-winning squad as a freshman.

He received two additional SEC Player of the Year awards in 2002 and 2004, and he was recognized as an All-American each year of his four years of college. In 2004, Villegas earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Florida.

In 2004, Camilo Villegas began his professional career on the PGA Tour, and shortly before the 2006 season, he received his Tour card. He had a strong start to his rookie season, winning two second-place finishes and one third-place result in just his first nine competitions.

The Coca-Cola Tokai Classic on the Japan Golf Tour was won by Villegas the next year, the same year he made his Masters debut. In 2008, he was eligible to play in both the Tour Championship in Atlanta, Georgia, where he placed in the top ten and the Masters once more.

Villegas also won the Telus World Skins Game and shot a record-breaking 65 in the second round of the Open Championship, among many other noteworthy accomplishments that year.

He got his first PGA Tour victory later that year when he won the BMW Tournament. He then won again on the PGA Tour, this time in the Tour Championship, moving him up to sixth in the Official World Golf Rankings.

Villas finished the 2009 season with five top-ten places despite not having any event victories. The next year, he improved his record and won the Honda Classic for his third career PGA Tour victory. Unfortunately, Villas soon lost his card for the Tour, forcing him to accept conditional status for a while.

His full privileges were restored to him in 2014, and he went on to win the Wyndham Championship and receive an invitation to the 2015 Masters. His Tour card for 2017 was returned to him after he had lost it in 2016.

Income

Camilo Villegas has received $22 million in prize money from competitions as of this writing. At least $10 million has been made through his endorsements.

Relationship

The younger brother of professional golfer Camilo Villegas, Manuel, competes on the PGA Tour Latin America and the Korn Ferry Tour. He has previously won the Colombian Open in 2008.

Villegas gave birth to a daughter named Ma in 2018. She lost her battle with cancer when she was 22 months old, in the summer of 2020. After the tragedy, the PGA Tour honored Ma by giving players rainbow lapel pins because the young girl adored rainbows. Villegas later made a comeback to professional golf, participating in the Korn Ferry Tour.

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