Sepp Straka

Sepp Straka

Height: 6'3" (1.91 m)
Weight: 235 ( kg)
Age: 27 (May 01, 1993)
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Residence: Athens, Georgia

Education: University of Georgia (2016, Business Management)
Turned Professional: 2016
City plays from: Athens, GA, United States


Exempt Status


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

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2018 (1) KC Golf Classic.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

63 - 2019 Barbasol Championship (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#40 : 2020 Houston Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#165 : 2020 The American Express

Career Largest Paycheck:

$301,500 : 2020 The American Express (Finished 4)

2019-20 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
Houston Open - Opened with a 7-under 65 en route to a T4 at the Houston Open, his second career top-five on the PGA TOUR. The American Express - Earned his second T4 of the season after carding four scores in the 60s at The American Express. Co-led the field in Total Driving (15).

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: 41 112 1 3 7 17 24 $1,585,822
2020 16 40 2 2 4 12 85 $650,928
2019 25 72 1 1 5 13 12 115 $934,894
(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: 52 169 1 1 3 8 33 19 $292,097
2019 1 2 1
2018 26 84 1 1 2 3 16 10 40 $205,924
2017 25 83 1 5 17 8 78 $86,173
(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 T28
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 CUT

Personal


  • Was born in Austria and lived in Vienna until age 14 when his family moved to Valdosta, Georgia. Played for the Austrian National Team. First Austrian-born player to earn a PGA TOUR card.
  • Has a twin brother, Sam, who also played on the University of Georgia golf team.
  • Personal motto is "Sprechen ist Silbern, Stille ist Golden (Speech is silver, silence is golden)".
  • Huge University of Georgia football fan and Atlanta Braves fan.