Matt Fitzpatrick Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Matt Fitzpatrick. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Matt do for a living?
  2. Who are Matt’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Matt’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Matt married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Matt have any children?
  6. Where is Matt now?
  7. How tall is Matt?
  8. How much money does Matt earn?
  9. What is Matt’s net worth?

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Who is Matt Fitzpatrick?

Matthew Thomas Fitzpatrick abbreviated as Matt Fitzpatrick is a professional English golfer. After winning the 2013 U.S. Amateur, later he won his first professional tournament at the 2015 British Masters. He went on to win his first major championship in 2022 at the U.S. Open.

How Old Is Matt Fitzpatrick?

He is 27 years old as of June 2022, having been born on September 1, 1994, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Matt shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Zendaya, Jungkook, Sam Hurley, Olivia Haschak, Romeo Beckham, and many more.

Matt Fitzpatrick Family

Who are Matt Fitzpatrick’s Parents?

He was born to Russell Fitzpatrick (Father) and Susan Fitzpatrick (Mother).

Does Matt Fitzpatrick have Siblings?

He has a younger brother by the name of Alex Fitzpatrick.

Matt Fitzpatrick Education

He received his high school education at Tapton Secondary School. And then attended Northwestern University for his college education.

A Photo of Matt Fitzpatrick

A Photo of Matt Fitzpatrick

Matt Fitzpatrick’s Marital Status

On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Matt Fitzpatrick Kids

He does not have any kids currently. In case of new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Matt Fitzpatrick Career

An Amateur Career

Before turning professional he won the 2012 Boys Amateur Championship at Notts Golf Club (Hollinwell). At the 2013 Open Championship, he made the cut and finished as a low amateur thus winning The Silver Medal. He and Jimmy Mullen were the only amateurs to make the cut with Matt finishing on 294 to Mullen’s 299. Later the year, he won the U.S. Amateur which earned him invitations to the 2014 Masters Tournament, U.S. Open, and Open Championship provided he remained an amateur.

The U.S. Amateur win took him to the top of the World Amateur Golf Ranking, because of this win, it earned him the Mark H. McCormack Medal. Later that year in September, he played in the Walker Cup. In addition, he enrolled to play college golf at Northwestern University with the Northwestern Wildcats. However, in January 2014, he left after one quarter to pursue a full-time amateur golf career.

In the fall of 2013, he played in five tournaments for Northwester. At Duke University, he was the co-champion of the Rod Myers Invitational to lead Northwestern to the team title, and also recorded a third-place finish at the Windon Memorial Classic to help Northwestern win the tournament. Overall in his amateur career, he recorded finishes of 53rd, 23rd, and 15th in his other three tournaments.

A Professional Career

After a successful amateur career, Matt turned pro after the 2014 U.S. Open, forfeiting his exemption to the 2014 Open Championship. His professional debut was at 2014 Irish Open where he played several competitions on the European Tour and Challenge Tour on sponsor and tournament invitations. Matt went on and entered the 2014 European Tour Qualifying School in November 2014 where he finished in 11th place and qualified for the 2015 European Tour. After missing six cuts in the first eight competitions at the start of the 2015 season, in July 2015 he registered third place at the Lyoness Open quickly followed by second place at the Omega European Masters a shot behind Danny Willett, winning the second prize of €300,000.

In October 2015, his maiden victory came when he won the British Masters at Woburn, winning the first prize of £500,000. Because of this result, he entered the world’s top 100 for the first time with a ranking of 59. Overall, he finished his rookie season on tour with one win, nine top-10 placements, and 12th place in the final Order of Merit. He went on and competed at the 2016 Masters Tournament in April 2016, where he finished and tied for the 7th place. That year in June, he won the 2016 Nordea Masters and reached 32nd place in the Official World Golf Ranking, this became his best position to date. Because of his results on the 2015 and 2016 seasons of the European Tour, he obtained an automatic selection for the 2016 Ryder Cup.

Career Continuation

In addition, he won the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai by one shot over Tyrell Hatton in November 2016. This was the third win of his career. The next year in September, he won the Omega European Masters in Crans-Montana, Switzerland via a playoff victory over Scott Hend. In September 2018, he successfully defended his European Masters title in a playoff over Lucas Bjerregaard. Matt went on to win his second DP World Tour Championship, Dubai in December 2020 when he beat eventual Race to Dubai champion, Lee Westwood by one shot. Moreover, the win marked his first Rolex Series title. He then played on the European team in September 2021, in the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin.

Thus the U.S. team won 19-9 while Matt went 0-3-0 including a loss in his Sunday singles match against Daniel Berger. Later after three weeks, he won the Estrella Damn N.A. Andalucia Masters at Real Club Valderrama. Furthermore, Matt won his first major championship at the U.S. Open in June 2022, with a one-shot victory at Brookline Country Club. This was the same venue he won the U.S. Amateur in 2013. Following this win, he joined Jack Nicklaus as the second male golfer to win a U.S. Open and a U.S. Amateur title at the same venue.

Matt Fitzpatrick Height and Measurements

Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 10inches (1.78m) and a weight of 70kg (154lbs).

Matt Fitzpatrick’s Salary and Net Worth

His salary is not dated on the internet but has an approximate net worth of $5 million.

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