John Catlin Biography – John Catlin Wiki
John Catlin is an American professional golfer who plays on the European Tour. He has won three times on the European Tour and four times on the Asian Tour.
Born and raised in Sacramento, California, Catlin grew up playing multiple sports at a young age. He ultimately fell in love with the game of golf and found some success during his amateur career, winning consecutive NCGA State Match Play Championships (‘10, ‘11) and Memorial Amateur Championships (‘11, ‘12). He went on to play for the University of New Mexico where he was an Academic All-American (‘11, ‘12, ‘13) and an honorable mention NCAA All-American in 2012. That same year he also won the Arizona Intercollegiate and was named UNM Student-Athlete of the year.
He turned professional in 2013. After spending his first few years of his career on the MacKenzie Tour, Catlin earned his Asian Tour card via Q-School in 2015. He earned and lost his card multiple times and switched to the Asian Developmental Tour full time. He then re-earned full status on the Asian Tour via a third place finish on the 2017 ADT Order of Merit.
In 2018, Catlin won 3 times on the Asian Tour—which earned him Asian Tour Player’s Player of Year honors. By finishing 6th on the AT Order of Merit, he secured status on the European Tour for the 2019 season. He finished 2019 with a win at the Thailand Open, his fourth victory on the Asian Tour.
In 2020, Catlin earned his maiden win on the European Tour at the Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucia Masters hosted at the Real Club Valderrama. He quickly followed it up with another win at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open just two weeks later. These two wins within the same month put John in the multiple winner’s category on the European Tour and earned him European Tour’s Golfer of the Month for September 2020.
The Sacramento, California, native won his third European Tour title at the 2021 Austrian Golf Open, defeating Max Kieffer in a grueling 5 hole playoff at Diamond Country Club.
When not on the golf course, Catlin enjoys Photography, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
John Catlin Age
Catlin was born on November 15, 1990, in Sacramento, California, United States.
John Catlin Wife
Is John Catlin married? Catlin doesn’t have a wife.
John Catlin Family
By 2000, Catlin was already into golf because his father had taken it up as a way to spend time with his older brother and eventually him, and it was a big part of his family. His brother is nine years older than him. His mother was the person in their family who was least interested in golf, but she basically became his manager and gave up her job to help his get to tournaments and organise contacts with college coaches.
John Catlin Net Worth
John Catlin’s net worth is estimated to be €2 million. He has sponsorship deals with Srixon, Singha Corporation, and Oakley.
John Catlin Career Earnings
American golfer John Catlin has earned €1,559,134.74 in career earnings. Thus far in 2022, Catlin has €356,653.46 in earnings. He earned €555,995.73 in 2021, €485,380.64 in 2020, and €161,104.91 in 2019.
John Catlin Height
Catlin stands at a height of 6′ 1″.
John Catlin Caddie
In August 2020, American golf player John Catlin and his caddie Nathan Mulrooney were removed from the English Championship by the European Tour after they breached its COVID-19 protocol.
The European Tour said in a statement at the time that the pair dined a local restaurant outside the tournament bubble, “hence compromising the Tour’s health guidelines, and were withdrawn from the tournament with immediate effect as a result.”
In comments published by the European Tour, Catlin offered apologies for his behavior.
“I apologize to my fellow players and everyone involved with the tournament this week for this error of judgement,” he said. “I understand the European Tour’s decision and accept the sanction.”
John Catlin Coach
John Catlin is coached by Noah Montgomery, an “elite golf instructor in Northern California. He coaches top-level golfers of all ages, ranging from 5 to over 70-years-old,” according to his website. Montgomery has students who compete on the PGA, European, Asian, Asian Development Tour as well as the Ladies European Tour, Symetra Tour, the Cactus Tour in addition too several Division I Collegiate players.
Coach Noah Montgomery was a big proponent of Catlin going to the Asian Tour. In 2014, Montgomery “started doing research about where else I could play that I could afford, would give me Official World Golf Ranking points, and could give me enough reps to help me become the golfer I was capable of. He’d already helped me a lot on and off the course so I trusted him, and even though at first I was scared and didn’t want to, the more I considered it and looked into it, it became clear it was going to be a good opportunity.”
John Catlin Instagram
John Catlin’s Instagram is @catlinjohn.