All About Golfer Rickie Fowler's Marriage with Wife Allison Stokke

The couple tied the knot in Cabo San Lucas in 2019.
Rickie Fowler and wife Allison Stokke
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Sarah Hanlon
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Sarah Hanlon
Entertainment & Celebrity Editor
  • Sarah is the Entertainment & Celebrity Editor for The Knot, with special focuses on pop culture and celebrity wedding news.
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Updated Apr 11, 2024

If you listen closely, you can hear the sound of our hearts going *putter putter* over Rickie Fowler and his wife Allison Stokke's love story. The golf pro is widely considered one of the best in the sport today, and his wife is never far from his side, cheering him on from the putting green.

After taking their romance public in 2017, Rickie Fowler and Allison Stokke got engaged the following summer. They hosted a swoon-worthy destination wedding in Cabo San Lucas in October 2019, and by November 2021, they welcomed their first child together.

Take a deep dive into Rickie Fowler and wife Allison Stokke's endearing love story here, including the details from their relationship timeline and memories from their beachside wedding.

  • Rickie Fowler is married to Allison Stokke. They have been together since 2017.
  • After getting engaged in 2018, Rickie Fowler and Allison Stokke got married on October 5, 2019, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
  • Rickie Fowler and his wife Allison Stokke share one child together, a daughter named Maya.

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Who is Rickie Fowler's Wife, Allison Stokke?

Rickie Fowler and his wife Allison Stokke
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Rickie Fowler's wife is Allison Stokke. Much like her husband, Stokke is also a gifted athlete. The Newport Beach, California native grew up as a gymnast and began pole vaulting in high school. During her senior year, she was ranked second in the nation for pole vaulting.

Many colleges attempted to recruit Allison Stokke, but she ultimately committed to continue pole vaulting at the University of California, Berkeley. During her time there, she competed at two NCAA Division I Championships. She also received All-American honors at the 2011 NCAA Indoor Championships.

Following her collegiate career, Stokke attempted to land a spot on the 2012 US Olympic team, but didn't meet her qualifying jump height. She went on to become a fitness model for brands like Nike and Athleta.

How Did Rickie Fowler Meet His Wife, Allison Stokke?

It's unclear how Rickie Fowler and his wife Allison Stokke met, but the earliest indication of their romance can be traced back to April 2017. The couple posted photos together from the Circuit of The Americas race track in Austin, Texas. Based on their captions, the duo appeared to have different memories of the outcome of their race, as Fowler captioned his snap, "I won!" while Stokke wrote, "We tied?"

Rickie Fowler and Allison Stokke's Relationship Timeline

Since their first post together in 2017, Rickie Fowler and Allison Stokke have embarked on a beautiful love story together. Here's a peek at their relationship timeline, including the biggest milestones from their romance.

April 2017: Rickie Fowler and Allison Stokke Confirm They're Dating

Rickie Fowler and Allison Stokke made their Instagram debut as a couple on April 23, 2017. The couple posted photos from date night at Circuit of The Americas, a racecar track in Austin, Texas.

June 8, 2018: Rickie Fowler Proposes to Allison Stokke

It didn't take long for Rickie Fowler and Allison Stokke to commit to forever. The golfer proposed to his girlfriend on June 8, 2018. "Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!," Stokke excitedly captioned an Instagram photo of the engagement. "And happy national best friend day to my best best best friend😉! I love you!!!"

April 2019: Allison Stokke Supports Rickie Fowler at The Masters

As a golf wife-to-be, Allison Stokke proudly supported Rickie Fowler at the 2019 Masters in August, Georgia. The athlete posted a group photo with friends at the tournament, including Jordan Spieth and his wife, Annie Spieth, and Justin Thomas with his wife Jillian Thomas. Fowler would go on to tie for ninth place.

October 5, 2019: Rickie Fowler and Allison Stokke Get Married

Later that year, Rickie Fowler and Allison Stokke got married. The couple's destination wedding took place in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on October 5, 2019—and we break down more dreamy details from their day below.

November 2021: Rickie Fowler and Wife Allison Stokke Welcome Their First Child

The Fowler family grew by one with the arrival of the couple's first child, a daughter named Maya, in November 2021. The proud parents shared the happy news on Thanksgiving, writing, "Maya Fowler…couldn't be more thankful!!"

April 2024: Rickie Fowler's Family Appears at The Masters

Ahead of the 2024 Masters, Rickie Fowler's wife and daughter were by his side at the opening ceremony. The athlete shared a touching message on social media before the tournament began, writing, "Win or lose…it's about family and the people you surround yourself with…I consider myself very lucky…today was one of the special ones being with my family and amazing friends! Thanks to @themasters for giving us the opportunity to create some lifelong memories."

Rickie Fowler and Allison Stokke's Wedding

Rickie Fowler's wedding to Allison Stokke took place on October 5, 2019. The couple hosted a tropical soirée in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and exchanged vows next to the ocean. They enlisted the help of celebrity wedding planner Marcy Blum to orchestrate the event, which was documented by photographer Allan Zepeda.

The bride wore a timeless fitted satin wedding dress with an open crossed back, which she paired with a cascading cathedral-length veil embellished with floral appliques. The groom opted for a colorful light blue suit.

Stokke shared a sweet photo from the big day on their first anniversary in 2020, writing, "Here's to an amazing first year and to so many more!! 🥂I love you @rickiefowler ❤️."

Rickie Fowler and Allison Stokke's Children

Rickie Fowler with wife Allison Stokke and daughter Maya at the Masters
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Rickie Fowler and his wife Allison Stokke have one child together, a daughter named Maya. They announced their pregnancy in June 2021, about a year and a half after they tied the knot.

Maya Fowler was born later that fall, which her parents announced on Thanksgiving. She's been a constant supporter of her dad's career, as she's often seen on the sidelines of his golf tournaments. Maya stole fans' hearts at the 2024 Masters when she played on the green with her tiny bestie, Annie and Jordan Spieth's son, Sammy.

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