Callum Shinkwin Biography – Callum Shinkwin Wiki
Callum Shinkwin is an English professional golfer who plays on the European Tour. He won his maiden European Tour title at the 2020 Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open, defeating Finland’s Kalle Samooja in a playoff.
Shinkwin had an excellent amateur career, winning the English Amateur Championship in 2013, beating Matthew Fitzpatrick 4&3 in the final before earning a place alongside his compatriot in the Walker Cup team later that year. He won once and lost once in two singles appearances as the USA defeated Great Britain & Ireland at the National Golf Links on Long Island.
Shinkwin turned professional in November 2013. In November 2020, he won the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open for his maiden European Tour victory by defeating Finland’s Kalle Samooja in a playoff.
“It’s something I’ve always wanted to do (win on the European Tour), and now I have. It’s been a bit of a shock, but it feels great,” Shinkwin said after picking up a cheque for €162,563 for winning in Cyprus.
“I felt relaxed all day, I felt great to be fair. I’ve had to trust myself more than anything. I had to make a few changes and obviously it’s worked out for the best. Dug deep in 2019 and got my card back, and this year obviously with what has gone on, I’m happy to win.”
Callum Shinkwin Age
He was born Callum Ronald Shinkwin on 22 May 1993, in Watford, Hertfordshire, England.
Callum Shinkwin Wife
Is Callum Shinkwin married? He is married to his wife Stephy Shinkwin, a professional golfer and former LETAS player.
Callum Shinkwin Family
Shinkwin and his wife, Stephy Shinkwin, have two children; Oscar Kevin Shinkwin and Oliver Peter Shinkwin.
Oscar was born on 24 April 2020. Callum Shinkwin’s wife announced the birth of their first child on social media, writing, “Our beautiful baby boy Oscar Kevin Shinkwin was born on the 24.04.20 at 2:19am weighing 7lbs 3oz. Obsessed and completely madly in love with him! He is here healthy & safe and we cannot wait to spend the rest of our lives with him. #OscarShinkwin #BabyBoy”
After Shinkwin won The Cyprus Open in November 2020, the golfer received a surprise video call from his wife Steph and young son Oscar.
Oliver was born on 16 March 2021. Stephy announced the birth of their second child on social media, writing, “Our family is complete 💙 Meet our little angel Oliver Peter Shinkwin born on the 16.03.21 at 2:14am 💫 With an extra special surprise , he weighed the exact same as his big brother Oscar , 7lbs3 💙 We cannot wait to get home and be all together for the first time 💙 Our boys 💙”
Callum Shinkwin Parents
His father and his uncles were all boxers, having followed their father into the fight game. His cousin, Miles Shinkwin, is a light heavyweight professional boxer. Boxer Miles told the Watford Observer that Callum is “the most talented in our family by a mile”.
Callum Shinkwin Height
Shinkwin stands tall at a height of 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in).
Callum Shinkwin Net Worth
Callum Shinkwin’s net worth is estimated to be €2 million. He has a sponsorship deal with Callaway Golf Europe.
Callum Shinkwin Career Earnings
Golfer Callum Shinkwin has earned €2,977,991.57 in career earnings. He earned €287,153.31 in 2021, €354,482.32 in 2020, €341,740.87 in 2019, €265,542.61 in 2018, €1,007,482.61 in 2017, €399,367.48 in 2016, €40,192.50 in 2015, and €1,215.00 in 2014.
Callum Shinkwin WITB
The golfer won the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open for his maiden European Tour victory in 2020. Here’s a look at Callum Shinkwin WITB at the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open:
Driver: Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero (10.5°), with Project X HZRDUS shaft
Fairway wood: Callaway Mavrik (16.5°)
Utility iron: Callaway X Forged UT 21′ (21°)
Irons: Callaway Apex MB 21′ (3-9)
Wedges: Callaway Mack Daddy 5 Jaws (46°, 52°, 58°)
Putter: Odyssey Triple Track Double Wide
Ball: Callaway Chrome Soft X Triple Track 20
Callum Shinkwin Instagram
His Instagram is @callumshinkwin.