|Celebrated Name:||Lee Trevino|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Lee Buck Trevino|
|Age:||81 years old|
|Birth Date:||1 December 1939|
|Birth Place:||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Claudia Trevino (m. 1983), Claudia Fenley (m. 1964–1983), Linda Trevino (m. 1962–1963)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Richard, Lesley Ann, Tony Lee, Troy, Olivia Leigh, Daniel Lee)|
|Is Lee Trevino Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Retired professional golfer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$45 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2021|
Lee Trevino is a retired American professional golfer who is one of the proud members of the World Hall of Fame of 1981. He is considered one of the best golfers of all time. Trevino is also known by his nickname The Merry Mex and Supermex. Some of his major achievements include 29 PGA Tours and two US Open Championships.
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Early Life & Biography
Lee Trevino was born on 1 December 1939 in the city of Dallas, Texas, to a family that belonged to Mexico. He was born to a single mother, Juanita Trevino. He was mostly raised by his mother only, along with his grandfather Joe Trevino. His grandfather worked as a gravedigger in the same city. Lee was indulged in making money in his childhood only because he saw his family’s hardship. When he was only five years old, he started working at the nearby cotton field and earned money for his mother and grandfather.
He was introduced to golf when his uncle bought him a pair of golf balls and an old gold club. He became addicted to the sport and used to visit the nearby clubs to compete in tournaments. He soon became a member of the Dallas Athletic Club. When Lee was only 17 years old, he was enlisted into the United States Marine Corps and worked for the government for four years.
Lee Trevino has been married three times in his life. His first wife was Linda Trevino, with whom he got married in 1962, but unfortunately, their marriage ended after a year. She was already pregnant at the time of their divorce and gave birth to their son Ricky. He was then married to Claudia Fenley, with whom he had three children, Tony, Lesley, and daughter Troy. Their marriage didn’t work out well, too, and got a divorce in 1982. His third and current wife is Claudia Trevino. They got married in 1983. They have two children together, Olivia and Daniel.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 1 December 1939, Lee Trevino is 81 years old as of today’s date 22nd September 2021. His height is 1.7m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Trevino’s professional career started in 1960 when he was playing in various tournaments for the hi club. He got a job at a county club as an assistant. His career got a leap when he won the US Open at the Oak Hill Country Club in New York. He then went on to win the PGA Tour for 29 times, which includes six majors. He also won the money list titles in 1970. He became the first player to win the Open Championship two times in a row.
When Trevino was 49 years old, he shot a pr of 67 and broke the record to be the oldest ever player to lead the ground after around. He never played in the Masters then after, and he finished the 1989 Masters in 18th place.
Awards & Achievements
Lee Trevino is one of the best golfers of all time, who has achieved almost every title in his career. Some of his major career highlights are as follows:
- Member of World Golf Hall of Fame (1981)
- PGA Player of the Year (1971)
- Byron Nelson Award (1980)
- Jack Nicklaus Trophy (1990, 1992, 1994)
- Sports Illustrated- Sportsman of the Year (1971)
- PGA Tour- leading money winner (1970)
- Won The Open Championship (1971, 1972)
- Won S. Open (1968, 1971)
Net Worth & Salary of Lee Trevino in 2021
As of September 2021, Lee Trevino has gathered a net worth of $45 million as of 2021. His prime source of income is from being a professional golfer. He has participated in various tournaments throughout his lifetime and won almost every title, for which he received a hefty sum of money.
Lee Trevino is a former professional golfer from the United States, who is considered as one of the best golfers of all time who has won almost every major title. He was included in the World Hall of Fame of 1981. He was also awarded as the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year in 1971. He is popularly known by his nicknames “The Merry Mex” and “Supermex,” which was given to him by his Mexican American fans.