Joaquin Niemann is a well-known Chilean golf pro. Joaquin Niemann is best known for being the number one amateur golfer from May 2017 to April 2018.
Early Life and Childhood
Joaquin Niemann was born on November 7, 1998 in Santiago, Chile. So he is currently 23 years old and is Chilean by nationality. He also follows Christianity and his birth sign is Scorpio.
In the direction of his family members, he was born to his father, Jorge Niemann, and mother, Pamel Niemann. His mother is an ice hockey player and plays for the national team. He also has two sisters and three brothers. He spent his childhood in Chile with his five siblings.
Regarding his educational status, he graduated from a prestigious school in Chile. After high school, he wanted to study at the University of South Florida but was unable to attend due to insufficient TOEFL scores.
working life and career
From May 2017 to April 2018, when he turned pro, he was number one in the World Amateur Golf Ranking for 44 weeks. He then received the 2017 Mark H. McCormack Medal for being the highest-ranked player in the World Amateur Golf Ranking at the end of the summer championship season, earning him a spot at the 2018 US Open and the 2018 Open Championship.
He also won the 2018 Latin America Amateur Championship, earning a place in the Master’s Tournament. In his first competition as a professional golfer, he placed 6th at the 2018 Valero Texas Open. A T6 result at the Memorial Tournament earned him Special Temporary Member status on the PGA Tour for the remainder of 2018. Likewise, after a fourth top 10 finish (T5 at The Greenbrier) in eight events, he secured a PGA Tour card for the 2018-19 season. He won A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier in September 2019 for his first PGA Tour win.
He was also the first Chilean to win on the PGA Tour, as well as the youngest foreign winner since 1923. He was also a member of the international team at the 2019 Presidents Cup, played at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia in December.
He shot a 64 in the last round at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in January 2021, tying Harris English in a playoff but losing on the first extra hole. He also finished T2 at the Sony Open in Hawaii after a week, one shot behind Kevin Na. In July 2021, he tied for first place at the Rocket Mortgage Classic with Cameron Davis and Troy Merritt after hitting an 18-under par for 72 holes with no bogey.
He was also eliminated after making his first bogey of the week at the playoff opening hole. Similarly, in February 2022, he won the Genesis Invitational hosted by Tiger Woods with rounds of 63-63-68-71. He finished the match two strokes ahead of Collin Morikawa and Cameron Young at 19 under par.
Joaquin is one of the youngest successful golfers in Chile. He’s made quite a handful of fortunes that way. According to the online resources, he is currently enjoying a net worth of $15 million.
Joaquin Niemann is in a relationship now and planning to get married soon. Christina Hellema Puga, his beautiful longtime lover, is his loving partner. The couple has been together for over two years. Christiana, Joaquin’s demi-soul, is a Chilean architect studying at the Universidad del Desarrollo. He has not given much information about his connection to the press. The lovebirds are happy with their current situation. He is not homosexual and has a heterosexual sexual orientation. His home is in Jupiter, Florida, in the United States.
Body Measurements and Social Media
He has improved his measurements while maintaining a tall and athletic physique. Speaking of height and weight, this is him 6 feet or 1.83 meters tall and weighs about 69 kg or 152 pounds. Also, the golfer looks attractive with dark brown hair and eyes of the same color.
When it comes to his social media handles, Joaquin is quite popular with them. He has more than 6,000 followers on Facebook, a whopping 175,000 followers Instagram, and over 33.5k followers on Twitter.