Golf may not boast of the fast action, high energy traits that define other sports like Football, Soccer, and Basketball but enjoys its own high-level skill set that has made it a popular sport with a significant amount of global following, especially in America where the sport boasts of heroes like Tiger Woods and many more. While, like most sports, the biggest names are men, golf still enjoys a degree of popularity for its female golfers, like Blair O’Neal, who is also a model.
Unlike her female golf counterparts, Blair O’Neal is not a traditional golf player and you will probably not see her competing in the US Open, but she has made appearances in competitions like the LPGA and Golf Channel’s Big Break: Dominican Republic. You can learn all there is to know about Blair O’Neal by reading below.
Blair O’Neal – Biography, Age
While several of her female peers engaged in other traditionally female interests, at the age of eleven, Blair O’Neal as already on the golf course, learning the art of golf at a local golf clinic in Arizona after her parents had relocated there. The athlete was born on the 14th of May, 1981 in Macomb, Illinois, before her family later relocated to Arizona.
Her early beginnings in the sport and her own natural gift for it quickly began to show rewards as she became a renowned golf player at the high school level in Corona Del Sol High School where she won the Women’s 5A Championship and the award for Best Junior Golfer in Arizona.
The potential she possessed as a young athlete resulted in numerous college offers that sought to make her a part of their golf program but she eventually decided to stay close to home, attending Arizona State University where she competed in the university’s Sun Devil Golf Team, winning individual awards like the NCAA Women’s Long-Range Champion.
Graduation from college presented Blair O’Neal a chance to compete at the highest level in professional golf and so she began her journey in the LPGA. Along with kickstarting her LPGA career, she also began her life as a model.
Although she did not get the big break she desired in her LPGA career, her modeling career was on the rise and soon, she featured in a golf reality television program, Big Break, where she competed in the 2010 version, Big Break Dominican Republic.
Following years of disappointment, Blair O’Neal announced her retirement from professional golf in 2015 and focused on her modeling career.
Blair O’Neal – Net Worth
Although she did not play golf all the way to the highest level before quitting professional golf, Blair O’Neal has been able to continue living a comfortable life through her work as a model, working runways, brand shoots and appearance gigs which have culminated in a net worth estimated to be within the $1 million range.
With a solid social media status that comprises of over 500 thousand followers across both Twitter and Instagram, Blair O’Neal is well positioned to increase her net worth in the near future.
Blair O’Neal’s attractiveness and popularity has made her a suitable mate for several men and women, and while many would jump at the chance to date the golfer/model. However, they would have to keep on because she is currently married to Jeff Keiser.
If the name doesn’t ring a bell, that is because, unlike his wife, Jeff Keiser exists in a less popular plane as the athletic director at the University of Minnesota. How long exactly the two have been together is unknown but they remain together as a couple and currently live in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Before settling with Jeff Keiser, Blair O’Neal has previously been rumored to be in a relationship with the singer, Justin Bieber, and fellow golfer, Bubba Watson.
Blair O’Neal has a professional life in two professions that require topmost physical state and as evident from social media posts and brand photos of her, she has been able to meet these requirements to a very high standard.
She has a body height of 5 feet 6 inches, with a body weight of 60 kg, giving her a slim body that is defined by body curves measured at 36, 25 and 35 inches for her bust, waist, and hips respectively.
Noticeably, she has blonde hair and blue eyes, both of which, in combination with her body profile has made an attractive woman.