|Full name||Rick Yutaka Fowler|
|Born||December 13, 1988
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||150 lb (68 kg; 11 st)|
|College||Oklahoma State University|
|Current tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Best results in Major Championships
|U.S. Open||T60: 2008|
Fowler was born in Anaheim, California. He attended Oklahoma State University. He posted his first collegiate victory at the Fighting Illini Invitational hosted by the University of Illinois on October 1, 2007. He shot a 203 (70-63-70) to win the tournament by one stroke.
Fowler represented the United States in their victory at the 2007 Walker Cup. His record was 2-0 in foursomes and 1-1 in singles making his overall record 3-1. Billy Horschel was his partner for both of their foursome victories.
In 2008, Fowler repeated as Sunnehanna Amateur champion. In the first round of the U.S. Open, Fowler shot a -1 (70) and was in a tie for 7th place. He was one of three amateurs to make the cut, along with Derek Fathauer and Michael Thompson. He ended the tournament tied for 60th. In October 2008, he played on the Eisenhower Trophy team that finished second.
In 2009, Fowler made his second and last appearance in the Walker Cup. He won all four matches he played in as the U.S. won by a seven point margin. His partner in both foursomes matches was Bud Cauley. He also finished third in the Sunnehanna Amateur in 2009.
After the Walker Cup, Fowler turned professional and played the Albertsons Boise Open on the Nationwide Tour for his pro debut. In September 2009, it was announced that Fowler signed a multi-year equipment deal with Titleist. He also signed a clothing deal with Puma in the same month.
Fowler's first PGA Tour event as a professional was the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open where he finished tied for seventh. His second PGA Tour event was at the Frys.com Open played at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. He finished tied for second after losing to Troy Matteson in a threeway playoff that included Jamie Lovemark. Fowler's impressive score of 18 under par included a hole in one on the fifth hole in his final round. Fowler also notched an eagle in each of his four rounds.
|The Open Championship||DNP||DNP|
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10.