Matthew NeSmith

Matthew NeSmith

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 215 (97 kg)
Age: 26 (September 29, 1993)
Birthplace: North Augusta, South Carolina
Residence: Aiken, South Carolina
Family: Wife, Abigail

Education: University of South Carolina (2016, Sociology)
Turned Professional: 2016
City plays from: Aiken, SC, United States


Exempt Status


Top 50 from 2019 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2019-20)

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2019 (1) Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft Nabisco.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

65 - 2020 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#58 : 2020 Puerto Rico Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#194 : 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge

Career Largest Paycheck:

$181,350 : 2020 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (Finished 11)

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 20 60 1 5 10 10 $718,432
2020 15 50 1 5 10 5 64 $718,432
2017 1 2 1
2016 1 2 1
2015 1 (A) 2 1
2013 1 (A) 2 1
2012 1 (A) 2 1
(A) - Amateur
Korn Ferry Tour (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD Priority Rank Earnings
Total: 29 93 1 4 9 18 10 $291,261
2019 25 79 1 4 7 15 9 3 $277,566
2018 3 12 2 3 $13,695
2017 1 2 1
(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
2015 CUT

Personal


  • Grew up in North Augusta, South Carolina. From the age of 8, attended the Masters every year until leaving for college. First Masters memory includes taking a photo with Bernhard Langer.
  • His brother is a photo journalist in New York City and has photographed celebrities who have been on the cover of Vogue.
  • Proposed to Abigail on the 18th green of Harbour Town Golf Links in March 2018. Abigail was on the equestrian team at South Carolina.
  • He has been really close to Curing Kids Cancer, a non-profit based out of Atlanta, where Abigail has worked.
  • Also has volunteered to build bikes for families who need them for Christmas.
  • Loves to follow football recruiting.