9 Things You Didn't Know About Aaron Wise

Get to know Aaron Wise a bit better.

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Get to know the American golfer Aaron Wise a bit better.

9 Things You Didn't Know About Aaron Wise

Aaron Wise was one of the most hotly recruited golfers in America when he came out of high school.

Since his successful college career at Oregon, Wise has gone on to become a successful PGA Tour player.

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But how well do you know the young American?

Take a look at these 9 facts about him below.

9 Things You Didn't Know About Aaron Wise

1)  Wise was born in Cape Town, South Africa and moved to America when he was 3.

2) He was raised in Lake Elsinore, California.

3) He was a high recruited by a number of colleges for a golf scholarship, he eventually chose the University of Oregon where he helped the Oregon Ducks win the NCAA title in 2016 where he also won a NCAA individual title.

Scottie Scheffler of Texas shakes hands with Aaron Wise of Oregon after defeating Wise in match play during the final round of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship at Eugene Country Club on June 1, 2016 in Eugene, Oregon. 

4) He turned professional after the 2016 NCAA title win, after just two years at college.

5) He was named PGA Tour Rookie Of The Year in 2018.

 Aaron Wise poses with the trophy after winning the AT&T Byron Nelson at Trinity Forest Golf Club on May 20, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

6) His first PGA Tour win was the AT&T Byron Nelson in 2018, beating Australian Marc Leishman by 3 shots.

7) He has won on the Web.com tour as well as the PGA Tour Canada.

 Aaron Wise celebrates with his mother Karla Kane after winning the AT&T Byron Nelson at Trinity Forest Golf Club on May 20, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

8) His first appearance as a professional was at the U.S Open, where he missed the cut at Oakmont Golf Course.

9) His best World Golf Ranking was 66th, achieved in 2018.

Dan Parker
Dan Parker

Dan is a recent graduate based in Solihull. Dan completed a Masters degree in International Journalism at the University of Sussex, where he started his own cricket podcast and website.

Throughout his studies, Dan worked for American Golf branches in West Sussex and Coventry, becoming a custom fit specialist during his two years with the company.

Dan primarily looks after buyer's guides and equipment reviews on the Golf Monthly website, but also can be found on the occasional opinion piece online. 

Dan is a left handed golfer, has a handicap index of 10 and is a member at Fulford Heath Golf Club in Worcestershire.

Dan is currently playing: Driver: Cobra King Speedzone Fairway: Cobra King Speedzone Hybrid: TaylorMade Rocketballz 21° Irons: Wilson Staff D7 (5-GW) Wedges: Cleveland RTX 3 52°, 56° Putter: Wilson Staff Infinite Buckingham