Austin Smotherman

Austin Smotherman

Height: 5'11" (1.8 m)
Weight: 155 (70 kg)
Age: 29 (May 19, 1994)
Birthplace: Loomis, California
Residence: Dallas, Texas
Family: Wife, Jessica; Adeline

Education: Southern Methodist University (2016, Advertising)
Special Interests: Training his dog, hiking, outdoors, The First Tee, Italian food
Turned Professional: 2016
City plays from: Dallas, TX, United States

Exempt Status

PGA TOURTop 125 in 2021-22 FedExCup Playoffs and Eligibility Points List (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories

Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2020 (1) Simmons Bank Open for the Snedeker Foundation.
PGA TOUR Latinoamerica Victories (1):
2018 (1) 59 Abierto Mexicano de Golf.

Player Statistics

Career Low Round:

62 - 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#25 : 2023 Fortinet Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#263 : 2023 Wyndham Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$284,900 : 2023 Mexico Open at Vidanta (Finished 5)

2022-23 Season Highlights

One of six players to enter the season competing out of the Top 125 in FedExCup Playoffs and Eligibility Points List category despite missing the 2022 FedExCup Playoffs because he moved up to No. 121 on the list after the TOUR Championship.

Mexico Open at Vidanta - Carded a first-round 63 and held a one-stroke 18-hole lead at the Mexico Open at Vidanta before finishing T5, his first career top-five on the PGA TOUR.

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: 61 179 2 11 33 27 1 $1,727,877
2023 35 100 1 5 17 17 1 125 $957,049
2022 25 77 1 6 16 9 137 $770,827
2017 1 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments

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
2023 T35


  • Walk up song would be "Thunderstruck" by AC / DC.
  • Proposed to his wife at Reunion Tower in Dallas. They started dating at the end of their senior year of high school.
  • Earliest golf memory is hitting golf balls in his front yard with his dad. He then turned five and hit one on to the roof and eventually hit a ball over the house into the backyard. Also, it was only a one story house.
  • He always mark his golf ball with a quarter eagle side up when putting for birdie or better and heads up when putting for par or worse.