Kurt Kitayama Wife: Is He Married? Parents And Family

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The speculation about the PGA Tour professional Kurt Kitayama’s wife is unceasing, and curiosity persists among the public.

Despite the rumors, Kurt Kitayama does not have a wife, nor is he engaged to anyone.

PGA Tour Professional Kurt Kitayama
PGA Tour Professional Kurt Kitayama (Source: Instagram)

The American golfer Kurt Shun Kitayama competes on the PGA Tour professionally.

Born and bred in Chico, California, he went to Chico High School. He was the senior co-captain and starting point guard for the High School’s basketball team.

Later on, his interest was directed toward golf. He was named the 2009 Player of the Year by The Junior Golf Association of Northern California.

Similarly, Kurt enrolled in the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, where he won the Jackrabbit Invitational held in Primm, Nevada, in 2014 and 2015.

As an amateur, Kitayama’s best golf ranking was 47th. After turning professional in 2015, he competed mostly on the Web.com Tour in 2016 & 2017 with little success.

He won the Darulamam Championship & the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open in 2018. The win helped his ranking go up, reaching the top 200 in the world rankings.

Kitayam’s victory in the Oman Open secured him the title of being the fastest player to two wins in European Tour history.

In addition to this, in 2021, he earned his first PGA Tour card, securing a 23rd-place finish in the Korn Ferry Tour Finals.

Lastly, in March 2023, he won his first PGA Tour, Arnold Palmer Invitational- a career milestone.

Kurt Kitayama Wife: Is He Married? Parents And Family

One might wonder if Kurt Kitayama is married or not. Well, as per our understanding, there are no reports of him getting married or engaged.

Kitayama’s romantic life has never been the talk of the public. 

American Professional Golfer Kurt Kitayama
American Professional Golfer Kurt Kitayama (Source: Instagram)

This is because most of the details of his love life are under the radar, and he keeps his lips tight when it comes to this question.

Kurt Kitayama parents are Clifford Kitayama and Rumiko Kitayama. Kurt comes from Japanese-American ancestry. His mother, Rumiko, is of Japanese descent, while his dad is American.

Clifford and Rumiko are proud parents to two sons- Daniel and Kurt Kitayama. The parents’ unwavering support helped nurture Kurt into becoming a PGA Tour professional.

Daniel Kitayama

Daniel Kitayama is the only sibling of the professional golfer Kurt Kitayama. He is the older brother who is just as competent as Kurt.

Daniel has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management, followed by a master’s in Finance major from California State University. Moreover, he played golf for two years at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Similarly, the elder Kitayama has an imposing resume as a golf caddie. He has been involved in the caddie profession for more than a decade.

In his early years, Daniel followed in his father’s footsteps and joined his company, serving as a Field Biologist for seven straight years.

Eventually, he decided to contribute his entire focus on his golf career, playing alongside Bryson DeChambeau, a top Puma-sponsored European tour golfer.

Despite endless challenges knocking at his new endeavor, Daniel demonstrated tireless dedication and fervent passion provided to be a notable factor in his success.

Pratik Prasai
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