Bernhard Langer Biography
Bernhard Langer, a German professional golfer, was born on 27th August 1957. He is mostly known as two times Masters Champion. He has also been one of the world’s leading golfers since 1980s and 1990s. He has been most successful and is one of the best golf players in the professional golf history. He has won many major championships. Bernhard was born in Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany.
Journey to professional golfer
Talking about his early life and career, he was born in a village area called Anhausen. Currently, the village is a part of Diedorf municipality which is near to Augsburg. He spent his childhood there with his parents and other relatives. During his infancy, he was very playful and energetic. He loved to play outdoor games and was quite good in studies too. Bernhard was one of the bright students and also an obedient one. Coming towards his career, Langer had an interest in playing golf since his childhood, but he never thought that he will become a professional golfer in the future.
During his school life he didn’t play golf because of his study but after completing school, he continued playing. In the year 1972, he became a professional golfer and after that, he started to compete in many events. He competed in many events in Europe and USA in which he became the winner. He has the strong tendency to flinch or jolt during putting.
In the year 1985 and 1993, Bernhard became The Masters Champion. In 1986, he was ranked World Number 1 golfer when the Official World Golf Rankings was introduced. In the year 2001, he was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame but was inducted only in 2002. Since the late 1980s, he has played regularly in the U.S. – based PGA Tour and also since 2000. He has been ranked second in career wins on the European Tour. He is the only golfer to have won official tournaments on all six continents. He has also won five senior major championships which were in the year 2010, 2014 Senior Open Championship, 2010 U.S. Senior Open, 2014 and 2015 Constellation Senior Players Championship.
Married life and presence in social networking sites
While talking about his personal life, Bernhard is a married person. He has been married to Vikki Carol. They got married in the year 1984. Vikki is also an American, and the couple has been blessed with four children. Jackie, Stefan, Christina, and Jason are the four children of the couple. They all have been living together at their homes in Anhausen. They have another house in Boca Raton, Florida. The couple is euphoric with each other which reduce the chances of them getting divorced. Being one of the top golfers, Bernhard has millions of fans and followers in social networking sites accounts like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He frequently tweets in his profile in twitter which clearly shows that he is very active in social profiles. According to the sources, his net worth is estimated to be more than $25 million.