An American professional golf player Rickie Fowler who plays on PGA Tour was born on 13th December 1988 in Murrieta, California. As a child, he was named as Rick Yukata Fowler. He attended Murrieta Valley High School. In his senior year, he won SW League Final with the total score of 64-69=133 which led his team to state final in the year 2007. Rickie began to play golf when he was at the age of three but later when he was in his teens, he had an interest in motocross.
When he was 14, he suffered from the injuries in a dirt bike accident and then he moved to forefront of golf. Later, he went on to join Oklahoma State University. Rickie won the Western Junior in summer of 2005 and also competed in the U.S. Amateur. There, the eventual champion Richie Ramsay defeated him. He was also the part of the United States of America team which competed as well as won the Walker Cup of 2007.
Fowler turned professional after Walker Cup. He then played the Albertsons Boise Open for his professional debut on the Nationwide Tour when he was at the age of 20. It was announced on September of 2009 that Rickie signed a multi-year equipment contract with Titleist. As a professional, his first PGA Tour was Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. There, he finished tied for seventh. He also received the sponsor invitation for playing in the 2009 PGA Tour Frys.com Open.
Rickie got his first professional win in October of 2011 with a victory in One Asia Tour’s Kolon Korea Open where he secured a six shot victory over Rory Mcllory. He ended the year 2011with rank 32nd on Official World Golf Ranking. In September of the same year, he along with Graeme McDowell became the part of the PGA Tour’s These Guys are Good campaign. On 6th May 2012, Rickie won the Wells Fargo Championship which was held in Charlotte, North Carolina.
To talk about his personal life, standing at the height of five feet and nine inch Rickie Fowler is in relationship with his girlfriend Alexandra Browne who is the daughter of longtime PGA Tour professional Olin Browne and wife Pamela Browne. Currently, Fowler is residing in Jupiter, Florida where he moved at the end of 2010 season.
Apart from that, Fowler also filmed a commercial in the year 2012 for Crowne Plaza Hotels which was entitled “It’s Good to be Rickie” and a featured golf commentator Ian Baker Finch. In addition, he was also featured in an ESPN “This is Sports Center” commercial along with Sports caster John Anderson.