Rasmus Hojgaard Biography – Rasmus Hojgaard Wiki
Rasmus Hojgaard is a Danish professional golfer who plays on the European Tour. Rasmus became the first player born in the 21st century to earn their card at European Tour Qualifying School in 2019, and claimed his maiden European Tour title at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open in December.
At 18 years and 271 days old, he became the third youngest winner in European Tour history in just his fifth European Tour start. The victory made him the fastest Dane to a European Tour title, beating 15 time European Tour winner Thomas Bjørn’s record of 24 events.
He then became the second-youngest player in European Tour history to record multiple wins after securing his second title at the 2020 ISPS Handa UK Championship at the age of 19 years and 171 days.
Hojgaard then secured his third European Tour title at the age of just 20, winning the 2021 Omega European Masters, carding a final round 63 to claim a one stroke victory. The win contributed to an historic double on the European Tour, as his identical twin brother Nicolai was victorious the following week at the DS Automobiles Italian Open.
Hojgaard enjoyed a prolific amateur career, triumphing at the 2018 Eisenhower Trophy for Denmark alongside brother Nicolai and John Axelsen. The twin duo also represented Europe at The 2018 Junior Ryder Cup.
Rasmus Hojgaard Age
Hojgaard was born on 12 March 2001 in Billund, Denmark. He is 21 years old as of 2022.
Rasmus Hojgaard Brother
Højgaard’s brother Nicolai is also a professional golfer. Rasmus and Nicolai Hojgaard are identical twins. The Hojgaard brothers made history in the prestigious Eisenhower Trophy, where alongside John Axelsen, they led Denmark to a first World Amateur Team Championship title in 2018. The twins also represented Europe in The 2018 Junior Ryder Cup. They even played together on the first morning as they halved their Foursomes match against Akshay Bhatia and Michael Thorbjornsen.
In 2021 twin brothers Rasmus and Nicolai Højgaard became the first brothers to win successive tournaments in European Tour history. A week on from Rasmus Hojgaard winning the Omega European Masters, twin brother Nicolai Hojgaard secured his maiden European Tour title with a history-making victory at the DS Automobiles Italian Open on 13 under, a shot clear of Tommy Fleetwood and Adrian Meronk.
Rasmus Hojgaard Net Worth
Rasmus Hojgaard’s net worth is estimated to be €3 million. His net worth is primarily from sponsorship and endorsement deals. Hojgaard’s partners include Hambric Sports, TaylorMade Golf, adidas Golf, Scan Global Logistics, OMEGA, Upper Deck and Ejner Hessel A/S.
Rasmus Hojgaard Career Earnings
Golfer Rasmus Hojgaard has earned €1,927,093.30 in career earnings. Hojgaard has earnings of €544,848.92 in 2022 as of September. He earned €742,781.11 in 2021 and €639,463.27 in 2020.
Rasmus Hojgaard Caddie
Who is Rasmus Hojgaard’s caddy? Professional golf caddie Jonathan Smart was a caddie for Rasmus Hojgaard from February 2020 to July 2021. With Jonathan Smart as caddie, Rasmus Højgaard won the ISPS Handa UK Championship at The Belfry on August 30, 2020 in Sutton Coldfield, England.
Rasmus Hojgaard WITB
Denmark’s Rasmus Højgaard won the 2021 Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre GC on Aug 29, 2021 in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. Here’s a look inside his bag.
Driver: TaylorMade M5 (10.5 degrees), with Mitsubishi Tensei AV Blue 65 TX shaft
3-wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max (15 degrees), with Mitsubishi Tensei AV Blue 75 TX shaft
Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max, with Aldila Tour Hy 95 TX shaft
Irons: TaylorMade P7MB (4-PW), with KBS $ Taper 130 shafts
Wedges: TaylorMade Hi-Toe (52, 56, 60), with KBS Custom Black 130 X shafts
Putter: Scotty Cameron Special Select Masterful Tourtype SSS
Golf Ball: TaylorMade TP5
Rasmus Højgaard Wife
Is Rasmus Højgaard married? The golfer neither has a wife nor partner.
Rasmus Højgaard Instagram
His Instagram is @rasmushoejgaard.