Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 170 (77 kg)
Age: 42 (April 19, 1980)
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Residence: Scottsdale, Arizona
Family: Wife, Melissa; Saber Victoria, Savannah, Simone Rose
Arizona State University (2001)
Special Interests: Yoga, boating, barbecuing
Turned Professional: 2001
City plays from: , Australia
PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2022-23)
PGA TOUR Victories (2):2014 (1) Shell Houston Open. 2021 (1) The Honda Classic.
International Victories (2):
Career Low Round:61 - 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions (Round 4)
Career High FedExCup Rank:#10 : 2020 A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier
Career High Official World Golf Rank:#41 : 2014 Zurich Classic of New Orleans
Career Largest Paycheck:$1,260,000 : 2021 The Honda Classic (Finished 1)
2021-22 Season Highlights
PGA TOURSentry Tournament of Champions - Closed with scores of 62-61 to finish solo-third at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Recorded a 72-hole total of 32-under (Cameron Smith/-34, Jon Rahm/-33); entering the week, the lowest score relative to par in a 72-hole PGA TOUR event (since 1950) was 31-under. Played the final 36 holes in 23-under, becoming the first player in PGA TOUR history to play consecutive rounds in 23-under or better. Valero Texas Open - Finished T2 at the Valero Texas Open, his second career runner-up on TOUR and first since the 2013 Memorial Tournament presented by Workday. Final-round 66 tied the low score of any player in the field during the final round.
|PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 0)|
|Season||Events||Rounds||1st||2nd||3rd||Top 10||Top 25||Cuts Made||Cuts Missed||WD||FedExCup Rank||Earnings|
|(A) - Amateur|
|THE PLAYERS Championship||Masters Tournament||PGA Championship||U.S. Open||The Open Championship||WGC-HSBC Champions||WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play||WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv||WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession|
|FedEx St. Jude Championship||Dell Technologies Championship||BMW Championship||TOUR Championship|
- Born and raised in Oyster Bay, a small suburb outside of Sydney, Australia.
- At age 6, met fellow Australian Greg Norman who was the No. 1 ranked player in the world at the time, sparking his determination to becoming a professional golfer.
- Learned to play golf with his father and uncle, spending most days on the course with his older brother, Brett, who is now a club professional in New Jersey. Coincidentally, Brett competed in the 2015 PGA Championship where Matt was the 36-hole leader.
- First professional golf lesson was at 15 with Gary Barter, who continues to be his swing coach and mentor.
- Moved to the United States in 1998 to attend Arizona State University where he was a first-team All-American.
- In 2010, married Melissa Weber, who represented Idaho in Miss USA 2009.