Mackenzie Hughes is a professional Canadian golfer and was the number one Canadian Amateur back in 2011. He was born on November 23, 1990, in Dundas, Ontario, Canada. He graduated from Kent State University and turned professional in 2012, after becoming a member of Team Canada’s National Squad. He then played on the eGolf Professional Tour and PGA Tour Canada. He slowly opened gates of success and went on the Tour back to back. He gained his first victory in the professional tournament on PGA Tour Canada at the 2013 Cape Breton Celtic Classic. He then soon became the first Canadian golfer to win on the PGA Tour and a non- alternate event and also a first apprentice to win wire-to-wire in over 20 years.
He got married to Jenna Shaw who is a 2012 graduate of Kent State University and is currently working as Marketing Manager in Charlotte, NC. They welcomed their first child Kenton Robert Hughes on October 3, 2017.
Quick Facts: Mackenzie Hughes
|Parents||Sandra Hughes and Jeffrey Hughes|
|Net Worth||$1 Million-$5 Million|
|Children||Kenton Robert Hughes|
|Education||Kent State University|
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Not quite the story book ending I was hoping for, but really fun week at the Honda. Fought hard to give myself a chance but ultimately didn’t get it done when I needed to. Still very proud of myself for what I did this week, and it certainly gets me going in the right direction! Big thank you to @pingtour, @titleist, @thescorebet, @boosterjuice, and @rbc for being by my side. Another big thank you to my wife, @jennarhughes, my family, and my friends for always believing in me. Thank you for all the support this week! 🇨🇦 Next stop is The Players 👊🏻
10 Facts on Mackenzie Hughes
- Mackenzie Hughes graduated from Kent State University where he majored in Athletics.
- His favorite activity apart from playing golf is working out and playing sports.
- He has been given a nickname by his team as ‘Knife’.
- His favorite food is homemade Apple Pie and he believes his talent outside of golf is eating.
- He loves to listen to Eminem, Drake, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, etc. and his favorite TV shows are Entourage, Family Guy, Seinfield.
- He won his first match at the 2013 Cape Breton Celtic Classic on PGA Tour Canada.
- Hughes believes his first US Amateur is his most memorable golf moment in life.
- He was ranked after 98th in the Travel Championship event 2020, USA Tour.
- Before joining Kent State University, Mackenzie was a three-time team MVP award winner, also a leading member of the Math Enrichment Organization.
- Mackenzie Hughes is a man with a great spirit who has challenged himself in all the ways possible to enrich his skills to perfection.