Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 170 (77 kg)
Age: 41 (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: Sydney, 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 - 2021 The Honda Classic (Round 1)
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)
2020-21 Season Highlights
PGA TOURThe Honda Classic - Won The Honda Classic by five strokes, becoming the third player in tournament history to win by five strokes or more. Marked his second PGA TOUR title and first since the 2014 Houston Open, snapping a winless drought of 6 years, 11 months, 15 days. Victory came in his 330th start at the age of 40 years, 11 months, 2 days. Led the field in Birdies (20), Strokes Gained: Tee to Green (3.575 per round) and Par-4 Scoring Average (3.90). Held the outright lead after the first and third rounds.
|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|
|THE NORTHERN TRUST||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.