Lucas Glover is an American golfer best known for winning the 2009 U.S. Open championship. As of 2018, Lucas Glover net worth is estimated to be $12 million.
Lucas was born on November 12, 1979 in Greenville, South Carolina to Ron Musselman and Hershey Hendley. His parents Musselman and Hendley separated when he was a child and his father was barred from seeing him until Lucas turned 18. Hendley remarried to Jim Glover and Lucas today recognizes his stepfather, Jim Glover as his true father.
Glover went to Wade Hampton High School where he was a three time High School All-American. He also won the South Carolina State High School championship as a freshman. Glover then attended Clemson University where he was named first-team All American in 2000 and 2001. He was also a member of the 2001 United States Walker Cup team.
After graduating from Clemson University, he turned pro in 2001 and joined the Nationwide Tour in 2002. Glover’s big year came in 2003 on the Nationwide Tour after he made 17 of 26 cuts while recording six top-10 finishes and 7 top 25 finishes. His first Nationwide Tour win came at Gila River Clasic at Wild Horse Pass Resort where he also won $193, 989 finishing 17th on the money list.
In 2004 on his rookie season on PGA Tour, he made 17 out of 30 cuts recording two top-10s and five top-25s. He earned $557, 454 and finished 134th on the money list. He picked up his first PGA Tour victory at the FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort. He went on to finish 30th on the money lost earning $2,050,068.
Glover had an impressive finish at the Tour Championship where he finished in a tie for eight. In 2006, he earned $2,587,982 finishing 31st on the money list. The same year he was ranked in top 50 of Official World Golf Rankings.
2009 was a big year for Glover as he won the U.S. Open at the Bethpage Black Course. He came on the tournament being ranked 71st in the Golf ranking and also as underdog compared to the likes of Phil Mickelson, Ricky Barnes and David Duval. In October 2009, he won the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda.
Lucas is married to Krista Glover. Together they have two children. Glover has homes on St. Simons Island and in Simpsonville, South Carolina.
Recently, his wife Krista was arrested and charged with domestic violence following an altercation with Lucas Glover and his mother. According to police, Lucas said he was tired of the altercations claiming that his wife became abusive “every time he plays poorly in a tournament”.
Lucas told police officers that she had been drinking throughout the day and that whenever he plays poorly, she calls him a “pu**y” and a loser.
Full Name: Lucas Hendley Glover
Nick Name: Lucas
Date of Birth: November 12, 1979
Born Place: Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Age: 38 years
Wife: Krista Glover
Education: Clemson University