Steve Charles Stricker is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and the PGA Tour Champions. He has twelve victories on the PGA Tour, including the WGC-Match Play title in 2001 and two FedEx Cup playoff events.
Steve Stricker: Illness, Health, Wife, Net Worth
Steve Stricker will not compete in THE PLAYERS next month, he told the website Wisconsin.Golf, as he continues to recover from an illness that first developed last October.
The Wisconsin native, who captained the United States to victory at last fall’s Ryder Cup, lost 25 pounds due to a “mysterious ailment” that led to two separate hospital stints.
Earlier this year, Stricker had outlined a goal of returning to action at TPC Sawgrass next month as he worked to regain strength from a malady that included an irregular heart rate, soaring white blood cell count and declining liver count.
The 55-year-old last competed at the PGA TOUR Champions’ Constellation FURYK & FRIENDS last October, where he finished T7. After developing the illness, he was placed on a “no activity” order from his doctors, he told Wisconsin.
Golf, and slated for an estimated return to competitive golf in late April or early May. He had hoped to accelerate the timetable for THE PLAYERS.
Stricker was cleared to travel on Jan. 1 and has spent most of the winter in southwest Florida.
Steve Stricker’s wife is Nicki Stricker, who also happens to be his caddie sometimes on the PGA Tour Champions too.
Nicki’s maiden name is Tiziani, but she changed her surname in 1993 after marrying Steve – the pair have two daughters named Bobbi and Izzi, who both also play golf at a high standard for their respective ages.
Nicki Stricker is a former golfer herself from the University of Wisconsin, and has caddied for her husband at different times since 1994, when Steve first played on the PGA Tour.
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Feb 23, 1967 (55 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Steve Stricker net worth: Steve Stricker is an American professional golfer who has a net worth of $20 million dollars.
Born in Edgerton, Wisconsin, Steve Stricker began playing golf when he was a child, and went on to play for the University of Illinois. While at Illinois he was an All-American golfer two years in a row.
He went pro right after graduating in 1990, and spent his first fours years of professional play on the Canadian Professional Golf Tour. He then began competing on the PGA tour.
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