About Tom Lehman
It has been announced that the total estimate of the current Tom Lehman net worth reaches as much as 13 million dollars, which makes him one of the richest professional golf players in the world. During his career, Tom Lehman has won one major event, which was at the 1996 Open Championship. In addition, he became the only golfer in the world, who has been given the title of the Player of the Year on all three PGA Tours, which include the Champions Tour, the PGA Tour and the Web.com Tour. Thus, golf has made his name recognized and also added up a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Tom Lehman net worth.
He was born in 1959 in Austin, Minnesota. Tom Lehman grew up in Alexandria. When he was studying at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis–Saint Paul, he belonged to its golf team. Tom Lehman graduated from it and got his degree in business and accounting.
In 1982, he became a professional golf player and this career became the most important source when it comes to increasing the current sum of Tom Lehman net worth. However, it took him quite a long time to become a leading tour professional.
In the period of 1983-1985, Tom Lehman was already playing on the PGA Tour but he was not as successful as he wanted. In the following years, he played outside the PGA Tour. He played in South Africa as well as Asia during that time.
In 1991, he came back to the Tour, where this time he became a much bigger success. In 1996, Tom Lehman got the title of the PGA Tour Player of the Year. In the same year, he became a winner of the Open Championship. Winning, thus, has also increased the current amount of Tom Lehman net worth. In 1997, Tom Lehman became the number one golf player according to the Official World Golf Ranking. He stayed in this position for one week.
In addition, Tom Lehman became a winner of the Tour Championship and Memorial Tournament. In 2006, he was chosen to be the captain of the Ryder Cup team. However, his team lost the title to the European team. In 2009, Tom Lehman was announced as the 13th player of the Champions Team, who has won his first event. Tom Lehman created a pair with Bernhard Langer, with who he competed on the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf and beat the team of Jeff Sluman and Craig Stadler. In 2010, Tom Lehman became a winner of the Senior PGA Championship. In 2011, he became the highest earning golf player on the Champions Tour. In the same year, he got the title of the Champions Tour Player of the Year. In 2012, the golf player won his third senior major championship, which took place at the Regions Tradition.
Giving some personal details about him, Tom Lehman has a wife named Melissa, with who he is a parent of four kids – two sons and two daughters. The family is living in Scottsdale, Arizona.