Paul Casey : Career, Relationships, Affiliations & Net Worth

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Paul Casey is an English golfer who is currently a member of the U.S.-based PGA Tour. He was one of the members of the European Tour and the European Ryder Cup team.

He was born in England but currently lives in Arizona, United States, with his family of four.

In 2009, he received his career-high position in the Official World Golf Ranking, securing the third position.

Throughout his career, he has maintained to keep his position among the top-ranked players.

Furthermore, in 2006, Paul was the Player of the Year on the European Tour. Also, He is a 14 times European Tour winner and the winner of the World Golf Championships in 2004.

In addition, Paul is also known as Popeye because of the size of his forearms which resembles the famous cartoon character, Popeye, the sailor man.

Paul Casey, a.k.a. Popeye.

Let’s go further into the interesting details of the award-winning professional golfer. But before we do that, here is a brief outlook for easy understanding.

Paul Casey | Quick Facts

Full Name Paul Alexander Casey
Birth Date July 21, 1977
Birth Place Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Nick Name Popeye
Religion Christianity
Nationality English
Ethnicity White
Education Cleves School
Hampton School
Strode’s College
Arizona State University
Horoscope Cancer
Father’s Name Not Available
Mother’s Name Not Available
Siblings Not Available
Age 46 Years Old
Height 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)
Weight 82 Kg (180 lbs)
Shoe Size Not available
Hair Color Black with Grey streaks
Eye Color Forest Green
Body Measurement Not available
Build Athletic
Profession Professional Golfer
Marital Status Married
Wife Pollyanna Woodward
Jocelyn Hefner (ex-wife)
Children Two, Lex (son) and Astaria (daughter)
Net Worth $21 million
Salary $1 million to $4 million.
Current Ranking  #23
Social Media   Instagram, Twitter
Last Update June, 2024

Paul Casey | Early Life, Family and Education

Paul Casey was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, on July 21, 1977. Information regarding his parents or whether Paul has any siblings is not available.

When Casey was only six years old, he moved to Weybridge, Surrey, from Cheltenham, with his family.

Additionally, his maiden name is Paul Alexander Casey, but he seldom uses his middle name.

After moving to Weybridge, Paul attended Cleves School, but he transferred to Hampton School in West London shortly afterward.

Similarly, Paul Casey enrolled at Strode’s College in Surrey to study A levels.

Later, he received a golf scholarship offer from Arizona State University in the USA and joined ASU, where he began his golf career.

Paul Casey | Body Measurements

The English golfer stands tall at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He weighs 82 kg, and even today, at his age, he seems fit and healthy.

With his forest-green eyes and charming smile, he has a huge fan base worldwide. Not to mention, he maintains a perfect posture on and off the golf course.

Paul Casey | Career

As an amateur, Paul consecutively won three Pac-12 Championships and even broke Tiger Woods‘ championship scoring record.

Likewise, in 1999, he became one of the only three players in 77 years of Walker Cup history to record four consecutive victories.

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Furthermore, in 2001, he began his professional career when he joined the European Tour and the US-based PGA Tour.

Paul won the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award in 2001. Not to mention, in 2004, Paul won the World Cup of Golf alongside one of the best golfers, Luke Donald.

Paul Casey during a tournament.

Similarly, that same year, Casey ranked sixth in his first Masters Tournament. To top it off, he secured a position in the top ten of the Official World Golf Ranking and became the highest-ranked Englishman.

Further, in 2006, Casey became the first and only player in the Ryder Cup record to win a foursome match with a hole-in-one.

At present, he is in the 23rd position on the Official World Golf Ranking.

Paul Casey | Masters Record and Earnings

Year Place Score 1 2 3 4 Earnings
2021 T26 +1 73 74 73 69 $79,925
2020 T38 -1 65 74 71 77 $50,600
2019 T82 +10 81 73 $10,000
2018 T15 -5 74 75 69 65 $192,500
2017 6 -4 72 75 69 68 $396,000
2016 T4 -1 69 77 74 67 $413,333
2015 T6 -9 69 68 74 68 $335,000
2012 T66 +7 76 75 $10,000
2011 T38 +1 70 72 76 71 $36,800
2010 T80 +9 75 78 $10,000
2009 T20 -2 72 72 73 69 $71,400
2008 T11 E 71 69 69 79 $172,500
2007 T10 +7 79 68 77 71 $181,250
2005 84 +13 79 78 $5,000
2004 T6 -2 75 69 68 74 $189,893

Paul Casey | Controversy

When asked about how he felt about the US Ryder Cup team during an interview with the Sunday Times newspaper in November 2004, Paul Casey reportedly said, “Oh, we properly hate them. We wanted to beat them as badly as possible”.

Moreover, he added that the U.S. fans could be “bloody annoying,” even though his then-coach and his then-girlfriend were both Americans.

His statement stirred up controversy in the organization. But when asked if he should apologize for the comment he made, Casey said, “Maybe explain.”

However, he accepted the fact that the use of such a strong word as “hate” was an error.

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Paul Casey | Personal Life and Relationships.

First Marriage

Some people wait a lifetime to find love, but Paul Casey was lucky enough to find love twice in his life. He was married to his long-time partner Jocelyn Hefner in 2008.

However, their marriage did not last as long as they expected. In 2011, the couple decided to separate legally.

Paul Casey with his ex-wife, Jocelyn Hefner.

Jocelyn was Playboy founder Hugh Hefner’s distant cousin. During their time as husband and wife, they lived a peaceful life on a ranch in Arizona, where Jocelyn was an amateur horsewoman.

After the heartbreaking separation, Jocelyn wrote and published a book called Lost on the PGA and European Tours, where she shares her life as a professional golfer’s wife.

She tells us about the private jet parties, meeting celebrities closely, and the thousands of dollars she spent on her outfits.

Second Marriage

Not long after the divorce, Casey met his current partner, Pollyanna Woodward, in 2011 during the Formula 1 Chequered Flag Ball in Abu Dhabi.

Pollyanna Woodward is a versatile T.V. presenter, popularly known for being a presenter in The Gadget Show.

Apart from that, Pollyanna can also be seen interviewing numerous T.V. stars and personalities on the Red Carpet. Even more so, Woodward was one of the top ten finalists in Miss England.

The gorgeous Pollyanna also did some modeling during her early career. Additionally, when she met Casey, she was also going through a divorce from her first husband.

After a few years of dating, Paul proposed to Pollyanna, and the couple got engaged in 2013 around Christmas. And on September 1, 2014, the pair gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, Lex.

Later in January 2015, Casey and Woodward tied the knot in a beautiful summer wedding.

Furthermore, on September 12, 2017, they gave birth to a beautiful daughter and named her Astaria Noelle.

Not to mention, at the time of Astaria’s birth, Casey could not be present as he was preparing for the BMW Championship.

Although Paul does not share much about his personal life, his beautiful wife gives us all the updates through her Instagram.

It seems that the Casey family enjoys a lot of time together in their splendid life.

Paul Casey | What Equipment Does He Use?

So what does Paul Casey carry in his golf bag? And what does he wear to the tours? Initially, Paul carried Nike clubs for his golf tours as Nike sponsored him.

However, they stopped manufacturing golf clubs, and now we can see Casey Nike’s gear such as caps, T-shirts, trousers, and shoes during most of his tournaments.

As for his golf clubs, he currently uses the TaylorMade SIM Max driver, which costs around $380.

Occasionally, he keeps an M3 Hybrid in his bag. Similarly, the professional golfer carries Mizuno JPX 919 Hot Metal Pro, his longest iron club.

Paul uses Mizuno MP – 5 as a pitching wedge. Likewise, he carries the Titleist Vokey wedges and Scotty Cameron 009 blade putter.

Let’s keep in mind that these are only a few of his pieces of equipment and that he keeps changing them.

In addition, Paul keeps all his clubs in his UNICEF-branded golf bag or his Porsche golf bag.

Paul Casey posing with his Porsche golf bag.

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Affiliation With UNICEF

Apart from being a professional golfer, a loving husband, a dad, and a son, Paul Casey is a generous human being in general.

In 2018, he announced that he would donate $100 to UNICEF to fight the food crisis and treat children with malnutrition for every birdie he hits.

Paul always wanted to help people around the world, and when his first son was born, it was an eye-opener for him.

He chose to associate with UNICEF to help other children so that they could have a better life.

Casey with his UNICEF golf bag.

Besides, Casey believes that no one should live without food, and nobody should die of starvation.

He found the solution through UNICEF to provide the support that was needed to the children who were famished.

Furthermore, the PGA tour raised over $2.3 billion so far for charity.

Porsche Brand Ambassador

As far as he can remember, Paul Casey has wanted to drive a Porsche sports car since childhood.

He had Porsche posters pasted on his room walls, and now Casey is the recent brand ambassador for Porsche.

He has fulfilled his childhood dreams of becoming a professional golfer and driving a Porsche. Paul is the first Porsche ambassador from the field of golf.

Besides him, there are various athletes who are brand ambassadors of the world-renowned automobile company, including the famous tennis player Maria Sharapova.

The new member of the Porsche family, Paul Casey.

Porsche found Casey to be the perfect fit as a brand ambassador with his passion for the brand and his childhood fantasy.

Paul Casey | Salary and Net Worth

Casey’s annual salary depends on how many tournaments he plays in a year. There were a few instances where he was over $3.5 million, and sometimes he would earn less than a million.

Moreover, Paul has a net worth of approximately $21 million.

Apart from his earnings through his golfing career, he generated income from various endorsements with world-known brands like Nike and Rolex, which are also his sponsors.

Sadly, the information regarding Casey Nike’s contract, Rolex’s contract is missing for now. Not to forget, he is one of the 25 richest golf players in the world.

With his recent tie-up with the German automobile, he must have a few collections of Porsche cars in his luxurious house in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Net Worth of Paul Casey in Different Currencies

Below is the net worth of Paul Casey in different currencies:

Currency Net Worth
Euro 17,695,461 
Pound Sterling £15,102,484 
Australian Dollar A$28,590,870 
Canadian Dollar C$26,202,435 
Indian Rupee 1,561,965,300 
BitCoin ฿504 

Paul Casey | Social Media Presence

Facebook – @PaulCaseyOfficial – 17k followers

Instagram – @paul_caseygolf – 159k followers

Twitter – @Paul_Casey – 191.2k followers

Some FAQs

Is Paul Casey a Barrister?

Paul Casey is not a Barrister and is an English golfer.

What happened to Casey?

Casey suffered from a back injury due to which he was withdrawn from The Players Championships.

Has Paul ever served in the Coast Guard?

No, he has not worked in the Coast Guard.

How fast is Casey Golf Swing speed?

Casey went from averaging 117 mph on his swing speed to upwards of 125.

Where did the 2021 PGA Championship Happen?

The 2021 PGA Championship was held on Kiawah Island.

Who is leading Augusta golf?

Hideki Matsuyama is the leading Augusta golf. Paul is in the 26th position on the Master’s Leaderboard.

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