Nick Faldo | Biography

Sir Nicholas Alexander Faldo MBE professionally known as Nick Faldo is renowned English professional golfer. Regarded as top player of his epoch, is widely renowned for his single-minded dedication to the game. As for now is considered as the pundit of golf & has mainly been on-air as golf analyst. After maturing as professional golfer he has won 40 professional wins. He has also contributed on CBS as the lead golf analyst. He undeniably is the veteran golfer as he is the one to win more major championship of golf than any player from Europe continent since First World War. On 18 July 1957, this phenomenal golfer was born in Welwyn Garden City, England. He was inspired to become golfer once watching Jack Nicklaus play on TV. In all these years he has shown his outstanding potential & has become the most prominent star of golf.

 

Following his maturation as professional in fall of 1976 he started achieving instant success on European tour. He has all together 40 professional wins as of tour he has won for 9 times on PGA Tour, 30th times on European Tour & 7times on others. As of January 2013, his career European tour earning is more than Pound 8 million & his US based PGA tour earning is more than $ 5 million. Keeping aside his remarkable golf vocation he tried his hands on broadcasting with ABC Sports. He worked from 2004 to 2006 on PGA Tour Coverage for ABC Sports’. On October 2006 he was announced as CBS lead golf analyst replacing Lanny Wadkins. Also in 2007 he became Golf Channels lead analyst covering on PGA Tour. Also he is very famous for his playing style & swings. It was in mid-1980s when he changed his swings & his methodical style gave him a status for being among the golf’s more traditional players. In his career as the golfer broadcaster he has earn the phenomenal amount of wealth. His net worth as of 2012 was considered as Pound 34 millions. As he still has not announced his retirement which clearly states he has got a lot do so there is no question that he will increase his net worth.

 

The personal life of this veteran golfer Nick Faldo seems more or less seems completed as accounted. He lacked to bring same stability & success in his personal life like his professional life. At the age of 56 he has been married thrice & has been divorced thrice. He married Melanie Rockall his first wife at the age of 21 in 1979 but in less than five years they got divorced after his wife found out him cheating on her with his manager’s secretary. As their divorce was prior to his major championship success hence her settlement was comparatively small. His broken heart took shelter in love of Gill Bennett. Again he got married for second time in 1986. From his second wife he has three children. The things were great between them but it started changing after he moved to US to play full time on PGA tour in 1995. However later that year he started dating 20 years old Brenna Cepelak & his marriage to Bennett ended. He again ended his three years love affair with girlfriend Brenna after he met Valerie Bercher. Valerie left her fiancé, he left his girlfriend of three years and married each other in a very lavish ceremony held at his Windsor home. Unfortunately his third marriage couldn’t sustain as predicted & he filed for divorce in May 2006. He faced Pound 15 million divorce payout after his third divorce. This Casanova golfer surely has someone in his life at present but he doesn’t want to disclose about her.

 

The more about this phenomenal golfer can be obtained from his personal & official websites. His detailed bio describing his personal, professional life is available in wiki. Also following him in twitter can help his fan remain updated with his latest tweets.

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