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Mackenzie Hughes Golf Career, Girlfriend and Net Worth

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Canada's Mackenzie Hughes, a professional golfer, is 31 years old. He is the first rookie on the PGA Tour since 1996 to register wire-to-wire victory. On November 21, 2016, Mackenzie claimed the RSM Classic as his first PGA Tour victory. He now holds the 58th spot in the World Official Golf Ranking. Mackenzie Hughes net worth is projected to be around $3.5 million as of 2023.

Mackenzie Hughes Age

On November 23, 1990, Mackenzie Hughes was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. When he was just seven years old, he played golf for the first time. Instead of getting a babysitter, his parents actually took him with them to the driving range. Since then, he has made playing golf his professional objective.

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Mackenzie Hughes Golf Career

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Mackenzie Hughes wins Sanderson Farm Championship

Mackenzie Hughes Golf Amateur Career

In terms of schooling, he graduated from Kent State University with a university degree. Mackenzie's amateur career got off to an incredible start. In fact, he was the top amateur golfer in Canada in 2011. In addition, he triumphed in the 2011 and 2012 Canadian Amateur Championships. Hughes also participated in three international competitions in 2008, 2011, and 2012.

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Mackenzie Hughes Golf Pro Career

After becoming pro, Mackenzie Hughes played on the PGA Tour Canada and the eGolf Professional Tour, two professional tours. In the two years after that, in 2012 and 2013, Hughes also won the gold medal at the Canadian Opens. He was unable to display his strong game there, though. The golfer was eliminated from the competition's last two rounds.

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Later, Mackenzie Hughes participated in the U. S. Open, where he won in a playoff in June 2013. While playing on the PGA Tour Canada in 2013, he earned his first professional victory at the Cape Breton Celtic Classic. With the victory, he qualified for the 2014 Tour and was eligible to play.

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Mackenzie Hughes during US Open

At the 2016 Price Cutter Charity Championship, Hughes came out on top. He assured himself a spot on the PGA Tour for the 2016/17 season as he lifted the championship trophy. RSM Classic was won by Hughes in November 2016. He became the first golfer from Canada to win on the PGA Tour. In addition, he made history by winning non-alternate events for the first time.

Mackenzie played well in 2017. He placed tenth in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Ann competition. He has placed in the Top 20 at the Dell Technologies Championship and The Players Championship. Hughes came in second place at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship on the 2019 PGA Tour.

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In March 2020, he was going to receive the trophy from the PGA Tour's Honda Classic. But he trailed South Korean golfer Im Sung-jae by just a stroke. Mackenzie Hughes was ranked among the Top 100 golfers in the world in the World's Official Golf Ranking in June, 2022 after placing third in the Travelers Championship.

Mackenzie Hughes Wife

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Mackenzie Hughes, wife and family

Mackenzie Hughes is married to Jenna. On October 22, 2016, he exchanged marriage vows with his longtime partner Jenna Shaw. He was set to board a plane for his honeymoon but had to cancel because of his tour commitments. The choice to postpone their honeymoon paid off when he won the PGA Tour that year, earning a tidy sum of more than $1 million.

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Mackenzie Hughes Net Worth

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Mackenzie Hughes net worth is projected to be around $3.5 million as of 2022. From 2011 to 2021, he earned a total of $7,004,033 dollars. In 2016, The RSM Classic, his maiden victory on the PGA Tour, brought him $1,094,190.

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