Matt Jones

Matt Jones

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 170 (77 kg)
Age: 40 (April 19, 1980)
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Residence: Scottsdale, Arizona
Family: Wife, Melissa; Saber Victoria, Savannah, Simone Rose

Education: Arizona State University (2001)
Special Interests: Yoga, boating, barbecuing
Turned Professional: 2001
City plays from: Sydney, Australia


Exempt Status


Top 125 in 2018-19 FedExCup standings (thru 2019-20)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (1):
2014 (1) Shell Houston Open.
International Victories (2):
2019 Emirates Australian Open.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2013 Wyndham Championship (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:

$1,152,000 : 2014 Shell Houston Open (Finished 1)

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 306 950 1 1 2 25 67 185 117 3 $12,705,251
2020 15 50 2 3 11 2 2 74 $782,357
2019 27 84 2 6 17 10 91 $1,024,852
2018 23 62 5 11 12 $538,681
2017 20 56 5 12 8 $510,622
2016 27 80 3 15 12 126 $712,723
2015 25 86 2 4 7 20 5 33 $1,995,553
2014 25 83 1 1 5 17 8 67 $1,928,154
2013 24 83 1 5 9 18 6 32 $1,724,707
2012 19 53 1 2 8 10 184 $300,254
2011 25 71 1 5 10 15 127 $602,392
2010 27 89 5 8 17 10 63 $1,215,743
2009 17 56 2 4 12 4 1 126 $593,313
2008 31 95 2 5 17 14 127 $775,899
2005 1 2 1
(A) - Amateur
Korn Ferry Tour (Playoff Record: 0 - 2)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD Priority Rank Earnings
Total: 106 341 5 1 18 34 65 40 1 $746,222
2018 2 8 1 2 2 2 16 $112,000
2017 4 12 1 2 2 2 35 $47,740
2016 3 7 1 1 1 110 $2,700
2012 2 4 2
2009 1 4 1 1 1 1 $26,400
2007 25 86 4 6 9 18 7 $302,227
2006 24 82 5 9 17 7 $123,066
2005 14 44 1 3 8 6 $44,976
2004 23 70 2 7 12 11 $87,114
2002 8 24 1 4 4 $11,844
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2020 CNL
2019 CUT
2018 CUT CUT
2016 CUT T79 T39 T40 T51 T16
2015 CUT T21 T30 T53 T34
2014 T17 CUT T46 CUT T54 T31
2013 CUT T40
2011 T19
2010 CUT
2009 W/D
2008 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 T30
2015 T53 T4 T32
2014 CUT 78 T53
2013 T33 CUT T8
2010 T60 T33 T37
2008 CUT

Personal


  • 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.