Matt Fitzpatrick - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Girlfriend, Ranking, Height
Matt Fitzpatrick is a British professional golfer who turned professional in the year 2014. His professional debut was at 2014 Irish Open, after which he played several competitions on the European Tour and Challenge Tour on sponsor and tournament invitations. His current tour is European Tour and PGA Tour. His highest ranking is #10 as of 19th June 2022. After winning the 2013 U.S. Amateur, he won his first professional tournament at the 2015 British Masters. In 2022, he won his first major championship at the U.S. Open with a one-shot victory at Brookline Country Club.
What is Matt Fitzpatrick Famous For?
- Being a professional golfer from England.
- For winning his first major championship at the U.S. Open in 2022.
Where is Matt Fitzpatrick From?
Matt Fitzpatrick was born on 1st September 1994 which makes him the present age of 27 as of 2022. His birthplace is Sheffield, England and his birth name is Matthew Thomas Fitzpatrick. He holds British nationality and his ethnicity is British-White. He was born to his father, Russell, and his mother, Susan Fitzpatrick. Also, he has a younger brother, Alex Fitzpatrick who is an amateur golfer attending Wake Forest University in North Carolina, the USA. Alex played in the 2019 Walker Cup. Virgo is his Zodiac sign and his religion is Christian. About his education, he attended Tapton School where he sat A-levels in 2013. He enrolled at Northwestern University to play college golf with the Northwestern Wildcats in September 2013 but left after one quarter, in January 2014, to pursue a full-time amateur golf career.
Matt Fitzpatrick Career Timeline
- Matt won the 2012 Boys Amateur Championship at Notts Golf Club (Hollinwell) and made the cut at the 2013 Open Championship where he won 'The Silver Medal'.
- He also won the U.S. Amateur in 2013. This win took him to the top of the World Amateur Golf Ranking which earned him the Mark H. McCormack Medal.
- He played in the Walker Cup in September 2013.
- In the fall of 2013, he played in five tournaments for Northwestern.
- Matt then turned professional after the 2014 U.S. Open.
- His professional debut was at the 2014 Irish Open.
- He entered the 2014 European Tour Qualifying School finishing in 11th place.
- He started the 2015 season missing six cuts in the first eight competitions of the season.
- His maiden victory came in October 2015, when he won the British Masters at Woburn, winning the first prize of £500,000 (€671,550). Due to this, he entered the world's top 100 for the first time with a ranking of 59.
- He finished his rookie season on tour with one win, nine top-10 placements, and 12th place in the final Order of Merit.
- He competed at the 2016 Masters Tournament, finishing tied for the 7th place in April 2016. After a month, he won the 2016 Nordea Masters and reached 32nd place in the Official World Golf Ranking.
- He won the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai in November 2016 for the first time and won his second DP World Tour Championship, Dubai in December 2020.
- Further, he won the Omega European Masters in Crans-Montana, Switzerland in September 2017.
- He played on the European team in the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin.
- Next, he won the Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucía Masters at Real Club Valderrama.
- He won his first major championship at the U.S. Open, with a one-shot victory at Brookline Country Club in June 2022.
Awards and Achievements
- 2012 Boys Amateur Championship
- 2013 U.S. Amateur
How much is Matt Fitzpatrick Net Worth?
Matt Fitzpatrick is a talented golfer who has made a huge amount of money from his profession. As of 2022, the net worth of Matt is estimated to have between the range of $5 Million - $10 Million. His main source of wealth comes from his golf career. In July 2015, by second place at the Omega European Masters a shot behind Danny Willett, winning the second prize of €300,000. Winning the British Masters at Woburn, he took first prize of £500,000 (€671,550) in October 2015. In the 2018-19 seasons, his monthly salary was $1,553,750 USD.
Who is Matt Fitzpatrick Girlfriend?
Matt Fitzpatrick is not married yet and he is still to get married yet. But he is currently in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Deniz Khazaniuk. Deniz is an Israeli golfer by profession who competes on the ITF Women’s Circuit and has earned nearly 21 single titles with 14 runner-up finishes as well as she got a career-high rank on the WTA and it is 200 in singles. Today, Matt and Deniz are enjoying their love life a lot. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.
How tall is Matt Fitzpatrick?
Matt Fitzpatrick is a handsome golfer with an athletic body type. He stands at the perfect height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m. His well-maintained body weight consists of 70 Kg or 155 lbs. His hair color is brown and his eye color is also the same.
Trivias About Matt Fitzpatrick You Need To Know.
- He is a keen football fan and a lifelong supporter of local club Sheffield United.
- He was the co-champion of the Rod Myers Invitational at Duke University 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.
- His highest ranking is #10 as of 19th June 2022.
- In 2022, he won his first major championship at the U.S. Open with a one-shot victory at Brookline Country Club.