Who is Win McMurry?
Win McMurry, born on the 12th of March 1983, is an American sportscaster who became famous for her work on Golf Channel’s “PGA Tour Primetime”, and website GolfChannel.com.
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Win McMurry’s Early Life
Born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, McMurry is the daughter of Jane Hight and Dr. John E. McMurry. She has a sister named Allison Louise McMurry. Although not much information is known regarding her early education, it is reported that she has always had a passion for golf. even at an early age, and played it in high school. McMurry later on attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Communication Studies. She also pursued post-graduate studies, and has a Post-Graduate Certificate in Business from the Kenan-Flagler School of Business.
Win McMurry’s Career
McMurry’s early years in the news and sports industry started at CBS Sports, and WCBS-TV in 2005. She worked as a researcher as well as a golf cart driver for people who were covering the PGA Tour. She also worked as a runner for the National Football League (NFL) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association for Basketball. Other roles for the network included becoming a field producer, a production assistant, and a stand-in host. Her early years behind the camera helped set-up her career, and also established her net worth.
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In 2008 McMurry decided to move to PGA Tour Entertainment, where she worked as a producer, host and writer for shows including “PGA Tour Today”, “Monday Backspin”, and “Moving Movers”, aired on PGATour.com. Her move to PGA Tour Entertainment made a huge impact on her career as well as her wealth.
McMurry’s career breakthrough came when she worked for the Golf Channel network in 2010, becoming an anchor on the network’s “PGA Tour Primetime”, and also serving as a reporter for Golf Central’s “Morning Drive”. As a reporter, she also worked on various other shows, features and specials; she is also known to do live interviews with various professional athletes and celebrities.
As her career progressed, McMurry went on to host GolfChannel.com’s “Gone With the Win”, a travel show that made her a household name, and which became one of her most successful projects. She worked with the Golf Channel until 2013, becoming one of the most prominent hosts in the golf world, and which also helped increase her net worth.
Win McMurry’s Various Endeavours and Philanthropy
Aside from her work in front of the camera, McMurry is also recognized for her other works. Win was named by Sports Illustrated’s Golf Magazine as their No. 1 Beauty. Her network, Golf Channel, named her their “Miss Fantasy Challenge” making her the fantasy golf expert. She is also her network’s authority on golf fashion, creating fashion-based content related to the golf and wider sports industry.
McMurry also received further recognition for her hard work, in the form of two Telly Awards for her incredible work for PGA Tour’s online content, serving as its writer, producer and host. In terms of philanthropy, McMurry is also active, and a vocal supporter of various causes, and putting her fame to good use. Some of the charities and organizations she works with include OutFox Cancer, the Special Olympics, The First Tee, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, and the Junior Champions Foundation.
Win McMurry’s Body Measurement
In terms of her body measurement, McMurry is 5ft 4ins tall (1.65 m), and although her weight and vital statistics aren’t known, it is obvious from her photographs that she has a slim body.
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Win McMurry’s Net Worth
As of 2018 and based on authoritative sources, McMurry’s net worth is reported to be over $1 million, acquired from her more than a decade working as a reporter and anchor, including her time working behind the camera as a researcher, producer and writer.
Win McMurry Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, McMurry is married to Evan White. The two were set-up on a blind date in Lyford Cay, Bahamas and immediately hit it off. After dating for six months, White proposed while they were paddle-boarding near Old Fort Bay Club. McMurry accepted, and in 2015 McMurry and White married at Old Fort Bay Club, the same place where the two got engaged. They now have a son together.
Before being married to Evan White, McMurry was known to have dated Michael Phelps, the 23-time Olympic gold medallist. It was reported that they began dating in 2013, and even made a public appearance when they attended the ESPY Awards together. However, he two inexplicably broke-up.