Bryson James Aldrich DeChambeauAmerican born September 16, 1993. He is a professional golfer. He has won the award eight times on the PGA Tour. PGA Tour includes one major championship The 2023 U.S. Open. DeChambeau, an amateur, became the fifth player to win both the. NCAA Division I Championship The U.S. Amateur In the same year. He became the third player to win those three championships with his U.S. Open win. Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, the sixth player to win the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open.
DeChambeau is well-known for his scientific and analytical approach to the sport. DeChambeau’s clubs are made to his specifications with thicker grips than usual and irons of the same length. In 2023, he became the longest driver on the PGA Tour.
Early life, family, and amateur career
Born in 1993, Bryson DeChambeau has always had a knack for the game of golf. His first big win came at age 16 when he won California State Junior Championship and accepted an offer to Southern Methodist University on scholarship while majoring in physics.
On September 16th, 1993, Bryson was born in Modesto with parents John Howard Aldrich Dechambeau and Janet Louise Druffel. He moved east of Fresno during elementary school before attending Clovis East High School, where he graduated in 2008 going onto college at SMU (Southern Methodist University).
Dechambeau was the first SMU Mustang to win NCAA individual championship in June 2015. He scored 280 (-8) and won by one stroke. He won the U.S. Amateur title in August. He won the Amateur title by defeating Derek Bard 7 and 6 in the 36-hole final. He was the fifth player to win the NCAA and U.S. Amateur titles. He was the fifth player to win both the NCAA and U.S. Amateur titles in one year, joining Jack Nicklaus (1961), Phil Mickelson (90), Tiger Woods (1996), and Ryan Moore (2004).
DeChambeau was an amateur when he made his PGA Tour debut at the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tennessee in June 2015. He finished 45th. DeChambeau missed the cut at the U.S. Open in Chambers Bay, his first major championship. After the NCAA handed DeChambeau a ban in the postseason, he was unable to defend his NCAA title. DeChambeau decided to skip his senior season in order to participate in several events before he became a professional. DeChambeau finished second at the 2015 Australian Masters in November with Andrew Evans and John Senden, two shots behind Peter Senior. DeChambeau was 21st in the Masters 2016 low amateur standing.
Professional career of Bryson Dechambeau
DeChambeau became a professional immediately after the Masters in April 2016. He signed a long-term contract with Cobra-Puma Golf. He tied for fourth at the RBC Heritage in South Carolina and earned over $259,000. His exemptions from the U.S. were forfeited when he made the decision to become a professional. Open at Oakmont, Open Championship at Royal Troon, but he qualified for the U.S. Open. He tied for 15th to earn more than $152,000 and increased his world ranking to number 148. Despite a strong start, DeChambeau didn’t earn enough non-member FedEx Cup Points that season to be eligible for a 2017 PGA Tour Card. However, he did qualify for the Web.com Tour Finals. He was successful at earning his card through the Finals, thanks to a win at the DAP Championship. On July 16, 2017, DeChambeau earned his first PGA Tour victory by winning the John Deere Classic by a single stroke over Patrick Rodgers. In his 40th tour start, he shot 65 in the final round and won his maiden title. DeChambeau won the Open Championship the week before, but he was unable to make the cut due to rounds of 76-77 (+13). Trump gifted DeChambeau golf clubs worth $750 in 2017.
DeChambeau won in a sudden-death playoff the Memorial Tournament in Dublin. He defeated Kyle Stanley and An Byeonghun after they finished regulation play tied at 15. DeChambeau won the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, after Stanley had bogeyed his first hole of sudden death. He then won with a birdie at the second hole to give him his second win on the tour. He was over 2000 points clear of Dustin Johnson, second place in the FedEx Cup rankings. He was guaranteed top seeding at The Tour Championship regardless of his performance at the BMW Championship. DeChambeau also won his fourth tour win, his third in the year, and his second in a FedEx Cup playoff. DeChambeau placed 19th among 30 competitors at the Tour Championship. DeChambeau fell to third in the FedEx Cup and won $2,000,000. The European team defeated the United States by 17 1/2 to 10 1/2 points. DeChambeau went 0-3-0. His singles match against Alex Noren was lost to him.
On November 4, 2018, DeChambeau won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was awarded $1,260,000 in cash prize money. This win made him number five on the Official World Golf Ranking. On January 27, 2019, DeChambeau won the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in Dubai, UAE. DeChambeau won his maiden European Tour title with a closing 64, winning the tournament by seven strokes. The U.S. won 16-14. DeChambeau was 0-1-1, and Adam Hadwin won his Sunday singles match.
DeChambeau began to build muscle mass to improve his swing speed and to hit the ball further in late 2019. He added 20 pounds before the tour’s break due to the COVID-19 pandemic and another 20 during the break. DeChambeau quickly gained the lead in driving distance when the tour was resumed. DeChambeau won by three strokes the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. In the final round, DeChambeau shot a 7-under 65 at Detroit Golf Club, birdieing four of the first seven holes and closing with three consecutive birdies. DeChambeau finished at 23-under 265 for his career-best. DeChambeau entered the week with six consecutive top-eight finishes. He was also the only player to have top-10s in the three first events following the restart from coronavirus.
In August 2023, DeChambeau briefly held a share of the lead during the final round of the PGA Championship; he went on to finish in a tie for fourth place, his first top-10 finish in a major championship. Six weeks later, at U.S. Open at Winged Foot, he was two strokes ahead at the start of his final round to win his first major championship. His six-under-par total gave him a six-stroke victory over Matthew Wolff. He was the only one to score below par in the final round with a 67 of three-under and the only player to finish the tournament under par. He has won the U.S. Open and amateur during his career. The win moved him to number five in the Official World Golf Ranking, matching his previous best, which he had first achieved in November 2018.
In March 2023, DeChambeau won the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Florida. He shot a final-round one-under 71 to defeat Lee Westwood by one shot.
- 2010 California State Junior Championship
- 2013 Trans-Mississippi Amateur
- 2014 The American Championship, Erin Hills Intercollegiate
- 2015 NCAA Division I Championship, U.S. Amateur
Who Is Bryson DeChambeau’s Girlfriend?
Bryson DeChambeau’s and girlfriend
Bryson was seen out with Sophia Phalen Bertolami, an Instagram star and model. It is not known if they are still together.
Bertolami posted on Instagram, “Biggest congratulations” to Bryson after he won the 2023 US Open. Bryson, we are beyond proud of you! @brysondechambeau.”
The 27-year old was born in Tennessee, USA. She has more than sixty-one thousand Instagram followers.
As you can see, Sophia was taken by DeChambeau to the 2018 US Open.
Bertolami attended Cohasset High School, Massachusetts, when she was younger. She then went on to study at Chapman University in California, a private university.
While there, she studied kinesiology (the study and analysis of human and nonhuman body movements) and nutrition.
She is now a student at Belmont University, Nashville, studying pharmacology.
Famously, she also bought what she believed was a mini-pig. However, it turned out to be over 1,100 pounds. Stella is her name and she occasionally appears on Bertolami’s Instagram. Bertolami also owns her swimwear brand La Isla.
Bertolami has also dated sports stars like Mike Napoli who was a former player for the Texas Rangers and Cleveland Indians. She went out with Danny Muno (an ex-baseball player for the New York Mets).
They tended to keep their relationship private, and we have yet to confirm if she and Bryson are still together.