From Pro Golfer to Tech Guru: The Multi-Talented Wife of Golf Champion Collin Morikawa, Katherine Zhu
Move over, golf groupies! The one and only PGA Championship winner Collin Morikawa is officially off the market. That’s right, Collin Morikawa tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Katherine Zhu, in a stunning ceremony last year.
From supporting him through every putt to stealing the show with her stunning fashion sense, Kat is the ultimate power partner. But there’s more to this couple than just golf and glamour – they’re also the definition of #RelationshipGoals.
So, get ready to swoon as we dive into the charming and adorable world of Collin Morikawa and his lovely wife.
Collin Morikawa Wife – Who is Katherine Zhu?
A golfing prodigy turned tech guru
Katherine was born in Vancouver, Canada, on January 13, 1996. She’s stands tall at 5’7″ & weighs 52kg. Katherine holds dual citizenship as both a Chinese and Canadian national, and she also identifies as being of Asian ethnicity.
After finishing Zhuji Hailiang private high school in China, Katherine played golf at Pepperdine University for four years & earned multiple WGCA All-American honors. Her dad, Mike Chu, is a champ tennis player and educational entrepreneur who received his diploma from Beijing Sport University.
Currently residing in Malibu, CA, Katherine advanced her career in business & is now a Product Manager at Google. Her unique insight & tech industry experience make her a valuable asset to the company, creating new products & features to enhance user experience.
The ultimate Renaissance athlete
Katherine Zhu isn’t just a pro golfer but a tennis player, swimmer, taekwondo enthusiast, and figure skater! (phew!) But golf stole her heart early on, and she’s been dedicated to becoming a college golfer and cementing her career in the sport.
She’s already played in impressive tournaments like the SCPGA Jack Kramer Memorial, World Ladies Championship, and Jack Nicklaus Junior Championship.
At just 13 years old, she won her first amateur tournament. According to Popular Net Worth, her net worth is around $800,000, but shhh…we don’t have any insider info on her investments or income.
Katherine Zhu in Paris
Golf profoundly changed her life
Katherine Zhu spilled the tea (or should we say clubs?) on how much golf has impacted her life in an Instagram post from 2019. She revealed how the game taught her to be strong when things don’t go her way and always to respect those around her.
But most importantly, golf has opened doors to unforgettable experiences and memories that she’ll always hold dear.
Katherine Zhu playing golf
Swinging for the stars and going Pro
Is Katherine Zhu ready for the big leagues? The truth is, she’s still an amateur golfer and has yet to quite spill the beans on her future plans. Even though her college scoring average is impressive, the LPGA is a whole other ballgame.
It remains to be seen whether she’ll take her game to the next level or continue to support her partner, Collin, as he makes waves in the golf world. With Zhu’s impressive smarts and academic achievements, it’s safe to say that she’ll succeed in whatever path she chooses.
Katherine Zhu kissing her dog
She’s into baking and dog fostering
With over 70,000 followers and counting, she’s quickly becoming a social media sensation. And we can’t blame her fans for being obsessed. But don’t let her looks fool you. When she’s not hitting golf balls or posing for the camera, Zhu is all about spreading love and compassion.
Whether she’s baking delicious treats or looking after furry friends as a short-term foster owner, she’s always giving back to the community and making the world a better place.
Katherine Zhu wearing a bikini
Katherine Zhu with her dog
Personal Details of Katherine Zhu
|Date of Birth||January 13, 1996|
|Place of Birth||Vancouver, Canada|
|Father’s Name||Mike Chu|
A Match Made on the Green: The Romance of Katherine Zhu and Collin Morikawa
From college clicks to wedding kiss
According to Collin, they met in college and just clicked. Their relationship started back in 2017, and they tied the knot on the 26th of November 2022.
But it’s not all sunshine and roses on the course. Zhu admits their relationship is “very competitive,” Colin confirms that they never let each other win.
It looks like these lovebirds take the “love thy neighbor” commandment to a whole new level when they’re both vying for the win!
And just when you thought it couldn’t get any cuter, they exchanged vows last year in a ceremony that included their adorable dog, Koa. Katherine Zhu, now became Katherine Morikawa, posted a beautiful picture of their kiss and wrote, “11.26.22. A day we will remember forever.”
Collin Morikawa and Katherine Morikawa
Kat is his lucky charm
Move over Tiger and Elin; there’s a new power couple in town. According to Collin, Kat has been his lucky charm since they met in college. He even joked that he didn’t start winning until she showed up in his life.
But it’s not just luck that makes them a great team. Kat understands the toll that golf can take on a player, both mentally and physically. She’s been there, done that, and knows how to support Collin through thick and thin.
And let’s not forget the perks of having someone to share a meal with after a long day on the green. Collin admits that having Kat by his side makes dinner a lot nicer than sitting alone in a hotel room. We stan a supportive and loving partner.
Katherine Morikawa in a wedding dress
Collin and Katherine’s Love Story is a Rom-Com Come to Life
These lovebirds just hit their 5-year milestone, and it’s been an epic adventure. From long-distance love to cohabiting cuteness (cue the heartwarming rom-com montage) and even adopting a paw-some pup, these two have been through thick and thin. But let’s be real; it’s all worth it when you find your soulmate!