Lee Westwood Kids: Family And Relationship

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An English-born golfer, Lee Westwood is father of two kids: Poppy Grace Westwood and Samuel Bevan Westwood, with his ex-wife Laurae Coltart.

Lee and Laurae, the sister of Scottish Ryder Cup Player Andrew Coltart, were married for more than 16 years before they divorced in 2017.

A one-time divorcee & former No.1 golf star, Lee Westwood, leads a happy married life with his second wife, Helen Storey.

Sam Westwood With His Golf Champion Father Lee Westwood
Sam Westwood With His Golf Champion Father Lee Westwood (Source: Instagram)

The golfer’s both children are now grown-ups; his son Sam even has followed in his father’s footsteps to the clubs.

Want to know more about Westwood’s kids, family & relationships? Be sure to read the full article.

Quick Facts

Samuel Bevan Westwood (Eldest Child)
Date of Birth April 12, 2001
Age 23 Years Old
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Green
Relationship Status Dating
Girlfriend Sophie Robson
Profession Golfer
Net Worth N/A
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Poppy Grace Westwood (Youngest Child)
Date of Birth September 5, 2004
Age 19 Years Old
Ethnicity White
Father’s Name Lee Westwood
Mother’s Name Laurae Coltart
Grandparents’ Name John Westwood & Trish
Aunt Yolanda Battrum
Social Media Instagram
Net Worth N/A
Father’s Net Worth $40 Million
Merch (Of Father Lee Westwood) Hand Signed Photograph
Last Update May 2024

Details On Lee Westwood’s Kids, Samuel & Poppy

Besides being a renowned golfer, the OBE honoree Lee Westwood is a loveable father of two children, a son & a daughter.

With his ex-wife Laurae Coltart, he welcomed his eldest child, Samuel Bevan Westwood, on April 12, 2001.

The now-former duo’s youngest kid, daughter Poppy Grace Westwood, was born on September 5, 2004.

Lee Westwood With His Daughter
Lee Westwood With His Daughter (Source: Instagram)

While their mother, Laurae, remains away from the limelight, she is reportedly close with them.

Both of the kids are active on social media platforms; Sam’s Instagram handle is @sam_westwood13, while Poppy’s IG handle is @poppy_westwood12.

Westwood’s Son Is Also A Golfer

The 2010 St. Jude Classic (of the PGA tour) winner’s son Sam has followed in his footsteps & plays golf.

Samuel was his dad’s caddie at the Masters and Ryder Cup in 2021.

He made his professional debut at the Indonesian Masters of the Asian Tour in 2022.

Moreover, he has played in the MENA golf tour (at Egyptian Swing 1 & Swing 2) and in The Q Hotels Collection Championship.

Not only Lee influences his son to become a pro golfer but also to be a man of ethics.

Who Is Sam Westwood’s Girlfriend?

Lee’s son Samuel is a currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Sophie Robson.

Sophie is a graduate of Durham University and now works as a primary school teacher.

Samuel With His Girlfriend, Sophie
Samuel With His Girlfriend, Sophie (Source: Instagram)

The duo is seemingly head over heels for each other. They often share pictures of each other on Instagram.

However, the two are yet to reveal when & how they began dating.

Lee Westwood & Laurae Coltart Westwood

Lee and his now ex-wife Laurae were together for more than 16 years before they parted ways. Laurae Coltart is the sister of Scottish golfer Andrew Coltart.

As reported, the English golfer met Laurae, a beauty therapist, in 1995 at a golf tournament.

Westwood and Coltart married in 1999 & later became parents of two (Sam & Poppy), as mentioned above.

Lee Westwood & His Ex-Wife Laurae
Lee Westwood & His Ex-Wife Laurae (Source: Irishmirror.com)

However, they split in 2015.

Only a few months after that, Westwood began dating model Helen Storey.

Laurae accused Lee of infidelity and filed the divorce claiming $50 million in alimony. However, they later settled out of the court & finalized their divorce in 2017.

Relationship With Second Wife, Do They Have A Kid?

Lee Westwood’s second wife is Helen Storey Westwood. They began dating in 2015 and married in Las Vegas after six years of relationship.

Westwood & Storey confirmed their wedding via Instagram on June 12, 2021.

As reported, the two were introduced by Graham Wylie, a good friend of Westwood’s, who is married to Storey’s sister Andrea.

Lee & Helen On Their Wedding Day
Lee & Helen On Their Wedding Day (Source: The Sun)

Helen is also a divorcee who has a daughter named Edie Johnson from her previous relationship.

Mrs. Storey Westwood was born on October 31, 1977, in Jesmond, Newcastle.

Helen Storey, a fitness instructor, previously worked in a consulting firm. Later, she became a caddie for her golfer husband, accompanying him in tournaments.

Brief On Lee Westwood

Lee John Westwood was born on April 24, 1973, in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, to John Westwood, a mathematics teacher, and Trish. He has a younger sister, Yolanda Battrum.

Westwood has played golf since he was 13.

His father encouraged him to play golf and pursue his passion. Lee also played rugby, cricket, and football in school. 

Westwood’s professional career started in 1996 as he won his first tournament, the Volvo Scandinavian Masters, followed by the Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters in Japan.

English Golfer Lee Westwood
Lee Westwood (Source: Golfdigest.com)

In 2000, Westwood won seven tournaments and was ranked first on the European Order of Merit. He was the first golfer to win all six events in the International Federation of PGA Tours.

On October 31, 2010, Westwood became the world’s number-one golfer, ending the streak of Tiger Woods, and maintained the position for 17 weeks. He regained the spot on April 24, 2011, after winning the Indonesian Masters.

Westwood is the only European player with the most notable appearances in Ryder Cup-winning teams. He has seven wins and four losses with the team.

Having formerly played in the PGA tour, Westwood now competes in LIV Golf and European Tour.

Out of his 44 professional wins, he has two PGA tour wins: the 2010 St. Jude Classic and the 1998 Freeport-McDermott Classic.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Was Lee Westwood the world's number 1 golfer?

On October 31, 2010, Westwood became the world's #1 golfer and maintained the position for 22 weeks.

What is the net worth of Lee Westwood?

The estimated net worth of Lee Westwood is $40 million. He has earned $14.5 million in career winnings.

Is Lee Westwood married?

Yes, Westwood resides in Newcastle, England, with his second wife Helen Storey. Previously, he was in a martial relationship with Laurae Coltart.

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