Throughout his journey as a successful professional golfer, Zach has showcased an unwavering dedication to golf, sportsmanship, family, and his hometown community of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. As the 2023 U.S. Ryder Cup team captain, Zach is helping the team prepare to topple Team Europe in Rome this fall, despite the U.S. being considered the underdog. Transamerica has been a proud sponsor of Zach since 2004.

Zach Johnson on being the U.S. Ryder Cup team captain


“Anytime you have a chance to wear your country’s flag on your chest, it’s something special. To have the privilege to lead 12 of the greatest U.S. players at the 2023 Ryder Cup in Rome is something I look forward to with immense excitement, pride, and gratitude.”

— Zach Johnson
Zach Johnson playing golf

Get to know Zach

Zach Johnson’s remarkable career includes 12 PGA TOUR victories, two majors, and being named the 2023 U.S. Ryder Cup team captain. He’s been in seven Ryder Cups, four Presidents Cups, and was also awarded the prestigious Payne Stewart Award in 2020. Zach will be featured in Netflix’s Full Swing in 2024, and recently met with Iowa legislators on Capitol Hill.

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Golf chats with Zach on the road to Rome

Your 2023 U.S. Ryder Cup team captain took time out this year to join us for several 30-minute webinars. Covered topics include his career, the current season, and his preparations for taking on Team Europe this fall.


International Competition: An Insider's View

Zach Johnson and Azahara Muñoz reflect on the privilege and pressure of competing for country and continent in the Ryder and Solheim cups.  


May 11

Zach chats about changing kids’ lives, discusses LIV golfers, and provides a preview of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill.


April 12

The audience leads the way as we catch up with Zach on the Masters, look forward to Full Swing 2, and discuss a greasy spoon in Des Moines.


March 21

Zach talks basketball, shares his ideal Iowa golf foursome, and gives insight into gearing up for the Masters.


February 21

Zach shares the greatest financial advice he ever received, previews the Honda Classic, and provides a Tiger update for the Ryder Cup.

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