Abraham Ancer Net Worth, Wiki, Bio, Driving Distance, Wife, House, Tequila
You may have seen Abraham Ancer race into an early lead on day 1 of the 2020 Masters or heard that he was the first Mexican player to break the worlds top 100 in history (Now Top 20). His finish of T13 in the 2020 Masters brought his net worth just north of $10 Million,
However, if you are a golf fan then you already know the name Abraham Ancer. Ancer is one of the youngest and one of the more intriguing players on the PGA Tour.
He has made a name for himself on the course as well as off of it as a shrewd business investor and one of the youngest players on the international social scene. But where does this prodigy come from and what’s his background?
It seems that Ancer came onto the pro golf tournament scene in a flurry and has been a staple ever since. And in his dizzying rise to fame, much of the details of his life fell by the wayside.
But they were never far from the proscenium of inquiring minds. We know that there are Ancer fans and golf fans in general that want to know more about this sensation from south of the border.
So today, we are going to be delving into the juicy details of the man that has taken the golf world by storm.
Abraham Ancer Quick Facts
USA, Mexican Dual Citizen (Born USA)
Biggest Career Win
Australian Open 2018
Who Is Abraham Ancer on the Golf Course?
To understand the man you have to understand what brought him into the public eye in the first place. Abraham Ancer turned pro in 2013.
Ever since then, he has been a staple of the PGA pro golf tour. And while he hasn’t won any majors, he is always a contender for first place.
According to Golf Digest, Ancer is currently ranked 21st in the world.
And in the 2020 Master’s Tournament (arguably the most prestigious tournament on the PGA professional tour circuit) which just recently wrapped up, Ancer finished in a 4-way tie for 13th place along with Kevin Na, Marc Leishman, Hideki Matsuyama according to Sporting News.
You could say that a 13th place finish isn’t quite so impressive but when you consider the large field of players in the tournament and possible places (60) you can see that Ancer is on the verge of greatness.
And, you have to wonder where Ancer will go next in terms of his professional golf career because at 29 years of age, he is just entering his prime.
He has had greater success on smaller stages as well. In the Shriner’s Hospital for Children Open, Ancer placed 4th out of 66.
How Much Is Abraham Ancer Worth?
In 2018, it was estimated that Ancer’s net worth was somewhere around a million dollars. But that number is probably closer to $10 Million now in 2020.
Currently, experts estimate that Ancer is now worth somewhere closer to ten million dollars. And this doesn’t all come from pro golf tournament wins as we will discuss a bit later in this article.
So what has Abraham Ancer earned strictly in tournament wins? In his 7 years as a professional golfer, it has been recorded that he has netted $7.4 million in tournament purses.
Although major championship title have eluded Ancer as of yet, he has had very strong showings in major tournaments throughout his career.
He does have some tournament victories under his belt as well. For instance, in 2020, he won the Australian Open which qualified him for the Open Championship tournament and now, what many will consider his best finish to date a T13 at the 2020 Masters tournament at Augusta
Ancer has become known for his consistent tournament play. And even though he doesn’t have a major title victory to his name, some experts predict that he will add a title to his credentials in the upcoming years.
Born: Abraham Ancer, McAllen Texas
Birth Date: February 27th, 1991
Height: 5’, 7”
Abraham Abrahams Girlfriend Nicole Cutright
Abraham Ancer is not married. But he does have a girlfriend named Nicole Curtright. He has a multi-level home in San Antonio with a home gym where he spends a lot of time with Nicole.
In his basement, he has a custom entertainment and sound system as well as collectible art and a full tequila bar. He also has a custom outdoor BBQ area complete with a putting green.
Abraham Ancer, although born in the United States, is often referred to as an international, Mexican professional golfer. This is because both of his parents are Mexican nationals.
Ancer was born in Texas but according to Golf Channel, he was raised in Reynosa, Mexico. This is part of the reason why Ancer has such strong ties to Mexico despite being a born U.S. citizen.
In fact, because Ancer was born in the United States and his parents are Mexican nationals, he holds dual citizenship in both countries.
Abraham Ancer was born to Veronica and Abraham Ancer Sr. He has 2 sisters according to the University of Oklahoma (Abraham Ancer’s alma mater) website named Sayra and Claudia.
In an article written for the Express News, it is recorded that Abraham Ancer currently lives in San Antonio, Texas.
It is a well-known fact that aside from golf, Ancer has a strong affinity for race car driving – in particular, Formula 1 racing.
He has been quoted as saying that if he didn’t play golf, he would pursue a career in professional racing.
He has even said that if he could switch lives with anyone in the world, he would choose a renowned Formula 1 racer.
Early Life and The Genesis of His Pro Career
Abraham Ancer was introduced to the game of golf as a child. His father, a fan of the sport. Would play with little Abraham and shared his love of the game with him.
Abraham stuck with the game and reported getting “hooked” on it as a young child. One of his first memories associated with the game of golf was beating his dad for the first time and meeting golf legend Jack Nicklaus.
Ancer would go on to pursue golf as a competitive sport in High school as he attended Sharyland High School in the town of Mission, TX. He excelled in high school, wining consecutive honors for his play.
He took his talents to Odessa Junior College but wasn’t to stay for long. He transferred to the University of Oklahoma and continued to play at the collegiate level.
At the University of Oklahoma, it became clear that Ancer was destined for a professional career in Golf. He won multiple honors including being named to the PING All-American team in his sophomore and junior year.
As a senior, he continued to perform at a high level finishing tied for third in the Big 12 Championship tournament and making the All-Big 12 team.
Abraham Ancer graduated from the University of Oklahoma and entered the pro golf circuit in 2013 at the tender age of 23.
He still holds a couple of school records including lowest 18-hole score and lowest 54-hole score.
In a Sports Illustrated article, it was reported that Ancer recorded one of the longest drives of his career at the Masters on a 460 yard par 4 hole.
His drive on that hole was a whopping 292 yards, helping him close the gap between himself and Dustin Johnson.
Tequila Ventures, Sponsors and Where You Can Follow Him
In late 2020, Abraham Ancer launched his own Tequila brand with the encouragement of friends he has in the industry.
He started the company with a friend and they named the company Flecha Azule which translates to Blue Arrow.
Abraham Ancer has multiple corporate sponsors including:
- Pyscho Bunny (apparel)
- Beda Industries
You can follow Ancer on multiple social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, upon which he is very active.
In fact, it is reported that he has over 3,000 followers in Twitter alone. On Instagram, Ancer boasts over 10,000 followers. You can follow him via the following tags:
- Instagram – @abrahamancer
- Twitter – @Abraham_Ancer
- Facebook – Abraham.ancer
What’s Next for Abraham Ancer in 2020?
Abraham Ancer just wrapped up a strong showing at the prestigious Master’s Tournament at beautiful Augusta National Golf Course.
In the tournament, he finished tied for 13th place. The Masters is the last major tournament of the 2020 professional season but Ancer has still been training and practicing for next year.
Last Words on Abraham Ancer
Abraham Ancer is one of the more intriguing players in golf because of his massive potential that has seemingly been untapped as of yet.
He has a lot of fans eagerly anticipating his next professional breakthrough which they feel is going to come at any moment.
Many people have watched his game develop and wait with bated breath for him to make the next big leap and snag the accolade that has eluded hum thus far: a major tournament championship.
But even without a major title, Ancer’s appeal to the millennial generation as well as his presence on social media make him a fan favorite.