Photos show what golf's biggest stars looked like when their careers started

Many of the world's greatest golfers turn pro as teenagers and grow up right before our eyes.

Yet, down the road, it is easy to forget just how much many of these golfers have changed since they started their pro careers, and how much better their fashion sense has become.

Below we take a look at what guys like Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, and Jason Day looked like before they were famous.

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What golf's biggest names looked like then (and now)
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What golf's biggest names looked like then (and now)

Dustin Johnson in 2007 (age 23).

(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Dustin Johnson now.

(Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson in 1991 (age 20).

(Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson now.

(Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods in 1990 (age 14).

(Photo by Ken Levine /Allsport via Getty Images)

Tiger Woods now. 

(Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)

Adam Scott in 2000 (age 20).

(Photo by Stephen Munday /Allsport via Getty Images)

Adam Scott now.

(Photo credit ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sergio Garcia in 1998 (age 18).

(Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sergio Garcia now.

(Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Jordan Spieth in 2010 (age 16).

(Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

Jordan Spieth now. 

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Bubba Watson in 2005 (age 27).

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Bubba Watson now.

(Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)

Rory McIlroy in 2007 (age 17).

(Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy now. 

(Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Ernie Els in 1990 (age 20).

(Photo by David Cannon/Allsport via Getty Images)

Ernie Els now. 

(Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Rickie Fowler in 2007 (age 18).

(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Rickie Fowler now. 

(Photo by Juan DeLeon/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Miguel Angel Jimenez in 1994 (age 30).

(Photo by John Gichigi/ALLSPORT via Getty Images)

Miguel Angel Jimenez now.

(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Henrik Stenson in 2000 (age 24).

(Photo by Paul Severn /Allsport via Getty Images)

Henrik Stenson now.

(Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Jason Day in 2006 (age 18).

(Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

Jason Day now. 

(Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Matt Kuchar in 1998 (age 19).

(Photo credit JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Matt Kuchar mow.

(Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Jason Dufner in 2004 (age 26).

(Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Jason Dufner now. 

(Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Justin Rose in 1998 (age 17).

(Photo credit PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images)

Justin Rose now.

(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Hideki Matsuyama in 2010 (age 18)

(Photo credit JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Hideki Matsuyama now.

(Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

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