Aaron Wise biography: 13 things about golfer born in Cape Town, South Africa, raised in Lake Elsinore, California


Aaron Wise is a South African-American golfer based in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. He was born in Cape Town, South Africa to Marc Wise and Karla Kane.

Aaron is 6’1″ tall and his registered weight is 175 pounds. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. In 1999, he and his family moved from South Africa to the U.S. He was raised in Lake Elsinore, California, USA.
  2. In 2008, he and his family visited South Africa.
  3. In November 2013, he signed a letter of intent with the men’s golf team of the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
  4. In 2014, he graduated from Santiago High School in Corona, California and entered the University of Oregon where he played golf.
  5. In 2016, he made his professional tennis debut.
  6. On June 18, 2017, he won the Air Capital Classic in Wichita, Kansas, USA. On July 4, 2017, he took to Instagram to share a photo of himself with his girlfriend and fellow University of Oregon athlete Reagan Trussell.
  7. On May 20, 2018, he gained his first PGA Tour win at the 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson in Dallas, Texas, USA.
  8. In April 2019, he finished 17th at the 2019 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, USA. In May 2019, he tied for 41st at the 2019 PGA Championship in Farmingdale, New York, USA.
  9. In June 2019, he tied for 35th at the 2019 U.S. Open in Pebble Beach, California. In July 2019, he tied for 41st at the 2019 Open Championship in Portrush, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
  10. In May 2021, he tied for 17th at the 2021 PGA Championship in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, USA.
  11. In May 2022, he tied for 23rd at the 2022 PGA Championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
  12. In June 2022, he tied for 27th at the 2022 US Open in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA. In July 2022, he tied for 34th at the 2022 Open Championship in St. Andrews, Scotland.
  13. He was 26 years old when he withdrew from the 2023 Masters Tournament on March 31, 2023 to prioritize his mental health.

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