About Harold Varner III
|Celebrated Name||Harold Varner III|
|Nick Name||Harold Varner III|
|Birth Name||Harold Varner III|
|Place Of Birth||Akron|
|Record||Won Australian PGA Championship|
|Famous For||Being a professional golfer|
|Best Known For||Being one of the longer drivers on tour|
|Father||Harold Varner Jr.|
|High School||Forestview High School|
|University||East Carolina University|
|Girlfriend||Amanda Singlton (Break Up)|
|Net Worth||In Million|
|Source of Wealth||Golf Career|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||165 lb (75 kg; 11.8 st)|
|Residence||Jacksonville Beach, Florida|
Harold Varner III is an American-born professional golfer. Having turned professional in 2012, Varner currently operates on the PGA Tour and is one of few African-American PGA Tour golfers. He is also one of the longer drivers on the PGA Tour. Varner gained his only major championship, the top Australian PGA Championship in 2016, becoming the very first American to win the Australian PGA Championship and also the third black man to win on the European Tour. As of April of 2021, he has recorded 13 Top 10 finishes. His most excellent finish at the RBC Heritage placed him in the Top 100 on the OWGR.
What is Harold Varner III Famous For?
- One of the few African-American PGA Tour golfer.
Where is Harold Varner III From?
Harold Varner was born on the 15 August 1990. His birthplace is in Akron, Ohio, in the United States. He has an American nationality by birth. He belongs to African-American ethnicity. Varner grew up in the Gastonia region, North Carolina. Varner was born to a father, Harold Varner Jr., and a mother, Patricia Carter. He has another sister. His religion is Christianity.
Varner went to the Forestview High School, where he played golf. After high school, he also attended East Carolina University. He played collegiate golf and was further named Conference USA player of the year.
Harold Varner III Career
- Varner competed in the first 2010 U.S. Amateur at the Chambers Bay in the University Place, Washington.
- After competing in several amateur tournaments, Varner turned professional in 2012.
- He also missed the cut at the Chiquita Classic.
- He played on the eGolf Tour and including Florida Tour and Web.com Tour.
- He qualified for the 2013 U.S. Open games, where he missed the cut.
- He made 13 cuts in 21 tournaments with the two top-10 finishes in 2014.
- He tied for the second position at the Rex Hospital Open in 2014.
- In his first full season in mid-2014, he finished 30th on the money list.
- He played in two PGA Tours events in early 2015, the Northern Trust Open and Wells Fargo Championship.
- He recorded five to-25 finishes in the 2015 games season. He had ended runner-up at the Panama Claro Championship.
- He earned a PGA Tour ticket for the 2015-16 season after he finished 25th on the Web.com the Tour regular-season money list.
He tied for 66th place in the 2016 The Open Championship.
- Varner earned his very first professional golf victory in December 2016 when he obtained the Australian PGA Championship.
- He is only the second American to obtain the Australian PGA Championship. Hale Irwin won it in 1978.
- He tied for the 50th spot in the World Golf Championships in 2017.
- His best finish in major golf events in 2017 came at the Wyndham Championship, a place where he tied for 10th place.
- He missed the cut in the 2018 US Open.
- In 2018, his very best finish came at the A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier, where he matched for 5th place.
- He tied for the second position to reach the final round of the PGA Championship on Bethpage Black outside of New York City in May 2019. He also tied for 36th place in the final.
- He tied for the 29th place in the 2020 PGA Championship.
- Varner recorded his most excellent finish on PGA Tour at the 2021 RBC Heritage. He tied for second place.
- With his finish at the RBC Heritage, he entered the top 100 OWGR, ranking in 73rd place.
Harold Varner III Wife
Harold Varner III is currently a married man. The PGA Tour golfer Varner is married to Amanda Singleton. They first met when he was 17. The couple tied a knot to each other on the 26 September 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. For their great honeymoon, the couple went to Bermuda. He maintains a very private life regarding his personal life. Thus, not many details are known for now. The pair does not have kids yet.
He resides in Jacksonville Beach, Florida.
Harold Varner III Height
Harold Varner III stands at the height of 1.75 m, i.e., 5 feet and 9 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of about 165 lbs, i.e., 75 kg. His sexual orientation is straight.
Harold Varner III Net Worth
Harold Varner earns huge from his professional career as a golfer. He works on the PGA Tour. As of early 2021, one of few African-American golfers, Varner has earned more than $7 million in career earnings from his playing career. His other revenue comes from endorsements and sponsorship opportunities. He has a sponsorship deal with the popular Jordan brand. At present, his current net worth is estimated at around $5 million.
Did You Know?
- His father is a golfer fan.
- He is the first player in the East Carolina University history to be named Conference USA Player of the Year.
- He is the very first African-American golfer to advance to the PGA Tour via the Web.com Tour.
- He is also the third black man to win on the European Tour after Vincent Tshabalala of the South African and Tiger Woods.
- He is the third black man to win on the European Tour after Vincent Tshabalala of the South African and Tiger Woods.
- He is the originator of the HV3 Foundation that gives kids affordable access to sports.