Chesson Hadley Parents Russell And Edna Ruth Are His Inspiration

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The American golfer, Chesson Hadley was born to his parents Russel Hadley and Edna Ruth. Russel and Edna have played a key role in Chesson’s success. 

Chesson Hadley’s parents are his backbone and are truly gratified of their son’s success.

The Professional American Golfer Chesson Hadley
The Professional American Golfer Chesson Hadley (Source: Instagram)

Chesson Hadley is a professional golfer born on July 5, 1987, to his parents, Russel And Edna Ruth. 

Initially, he started playing golf at a country club and later on competed for his high school, North Raleigh Christian Academy.

Moreover, before turning pro, he played collegiate golf at Georgia Tech, becoming a three-time All-American and winning two events.

After turning pro in 2010, he won his first tour event at the Rex Hospital Open.

He also won the 2013-14 Puerto Rico Open and was named PGA Tour Rookie of the Year in the same year. 

Furthermore, the 36-year-old has played 252 events with 3 runners up, 11 top 5, 23 top 10, and 1 third place finishes earning a whooping sum of $10,903,423.

Parents Russell And Edna Ruth Are His Inspiration

The Puerto Rico Open winner, Chesson Hadley’s parents Russel and Edna Ruth, have shown immense support from his early days to his breakout season as a pro.

Chesson parents have been married for 39 years, and together they have two children, Chesson and Carson.

Golfer Chesson Hadley During Players Championship 2018
Golfer Chesson Hadley During Players Championship 2018 (Source: Golf Digest)

Hadley’s father, Russell, was the one who got him into golf at the young age of 6. After his father found out that he possessed a high skillset and was gifted, his upbringing revolved around golf.

Chesson’s father, Russell Hadley, is the founder and president of Alpha Omega Wealth Partners, a financial planning company based in Raleigh, NC.

He has been involved in the money-making industry for nearly four decades, starting his career in 1983.

However, there is little to no information available about the golfer’s mother, Edna Ruth.

Nonetheless, Chesson’s parents are his biggest fan, supporter, and inspiration to him, playing an active role in fostering his development to start a career as a professional golfer.

Chesson Hadley Wife: Married Life And Kids

Amanda Geer Hadley is the wife and manager of PGA Tour golfer Chesson Hadley. Hadley and Amanda walked down the aisle on July 17, 2010.

The couple are proud parents to three children, Hughes, Hollins, and Hampden.

Chesson Hadley On A Hike With His Children
Chesson Hadley On A Hike With His Children (Source: Instagram)

Amanda is a former financial consultant. She also served as the president of the PGA Tour Wives Association from 2017 to 2022.

Similarly, it has been reportedly known that the two love birds met during their time at elementary school.

However, it wasn’t a walk in the park as Amanda rejected him twice. As they say, ‘third time a charm,’ likewise, Amanda finally accepted on the third attempt.

Chesson is cherishing his life with his wife and kids and frequently keeps his fans posted about his life on his Instagram handle.

Pratik Prasai
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