Katherine Zhu, the amateur golfer, knows the ups and downs of the boyfriend Collin Morikawa’s career as she also belongs to the golfing career.
Collin Morikawa missed his first cut as a pro with shooting rounds 72-71 at the traveler’s championship. He bounced back from the cut he lost as a pro with a stunning seven-under 32-33=65 in the round one of Workday Charity Open.
Since Katherine Zhu deserves a broader frame, we have Katherine Zhu’s quick information about her family, career, and many more things.
Katherine Zhu Bio
Katherine Zhu was born on 13 January 1996, from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Canada. She is of Chinese descent. She turned 24 in January 2020. According to her birth date, Capricon is her zodiac sign.
Katherine Zhu- Family, Ethnicity
She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canda, to her Asian Parents. Her mother is still a mystery figure while her father is Mike Zhu, a tennis player, and graduated from Bejing Sports University, and he is an ITF Tennis Champion.
She boats Chinese ethnicity, which is inherited from her parents. Rather than a golf lover, she also loves to play figure skating, swimming, and taekwondo.
Katherine Zhu’s Education
She got graduated in 2014 from the Zhuji Hailing private High School in China. She started playing tennis, just like her father when she was small. She won her first amateur Tennis Championship at the age of 13.
After completing her high school, Zhu moved to California, where she enrolled at Pepperdine University. While she majored in international management, she chose Pepperdine for golf opportunities.
Before graduating from Pepperdine in 2018, she was named to the WGCA All-American Scholar honors, earned WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “silver” honors, and was a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
In an interview, she said, “she choose Pepperdine for three reasons- i) because of Coach Gibbs, ii) Malibu has great weather conditions and iii) Pepperdine is a small school that is strong in both academics and athletics.”
Currently, Zhu is based in Malibu, California, where she went to college.
Katherine Zhu’s Golf Career
Maria Sharapova and Tiger Woods are her athletic role models.
Her amateur career included playing golf in the 2014 World Ladies Championship. She even entered through three China LPGA events.
Moreover, she has 16 junior tournaments wins, including the 2013 SCPGA Jack Kramer Memorial, the 2013 FCG Collegiate Series at PGA West, the 2013 Jack Nicklaus Junior Championship, and the Guangdong Junior Series.
She met Collin Morikawa because of golf only.
Katherine Height and Weight
Katherine not only gets head turns because of golf but also because of her stunning looks and beauty. The height of Katherine is 5 feet 6 inches ( 1.67 meters)
She has a bodyweight of 47 kilograms. She even looks more beautiful with her pearly smile and dons of long hair.
Katherine’s Social Media Reach
Apart from her athletic fans, she has a significant following of about 19.7K followers on Instagram. She has her presence on Facebook and Twitter also.
The couple has gotten love from their social media followers with posts about their golf dates. They celebrated three years together in April 2020 and are still going strong.
Maria Sharapova and Tiger Woods are her athletic role models. Grand hill Golf Course is the golf course where she practices and her favorite gold course. Her favorite cuisine is Chinese.
Currently, her favorite book is The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.
Other than golf, she loves to play tennis, swimming, figure skating, and taekwondo. She also loves to play the flute.
Katherine Zhu and Collin Morikawa Engaged, Married
The couple started dating each other when they first met in college. However, they have completed their third anniversary in March of 2020.
Collin took his Instagram to wish her a happy third anniversary, and golf is the reason which brought them together.
Katherine also helped Collin during his amateur days of golf.
The couple is genuinely in love, and we might get to see the couple getting engaged and married. But, maybe the news is a far way around the road till then stay tuned with us for more updates.
The only thing which keeps Katherine motivated during the championships and her mantra about golf is “the feeling I get when I accomplish my goal, which makes me work even harder when I fail.”