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Matt Fitzpatrick biography: 13 things about golfer born in Sheffield, England

Matt Fitzpatrick is an English professional golfer born and raised in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. He is based both in Sheffield and in Jupiter, Florida, United States.

Fitzpatrick is 5’10” tall. His registered weight is 155 pounds.

A keen football fan, Fitzpatrick is a lifelong supporter of Sheffield United, a professional football club based in Sheffield. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He won the 2012 Boys Amateur Championship at Notts Golf Club in Nottinghamshire, England.
  2. In 2013, he sat A-levels at Tapton School in Crosspool, Sheffield, won the U.S. Amateur and enrolled at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, USA to play college golf with the Northwestern Wildcats.
  3. In January 2014, he left Northwestern University to pursue amateur golf career. In June 2014, he made his professional golf debut at 2014 Irish Open at Fota Island Resort in Cork, Ireland where he tied for 29th.
  4. In November 2014, he finished 11th at the 2014 European Tour Qualifying School.
  5. On October 11, 2015, he won the British Masters, which marked his first professional golf win.
  6. He tied for seventh at the 2016 Masters Tournament. He won the Nordea Masters on June 5, 2016 and the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai on November 20, 2016.
  7. He finished 32nd at 2017 Masters Tournament, tied for 35th at the 2017 US Open and tied for 44th at The Open Championship 2017.
  8. He tied for 12th at the 2018 US Open and tied for 38th at the 2018 Masters Tournament.
  9. He tied for 12th at the 2019 US Open, tied for 20th at The Open Championship 2019, tied for 21st at the 2019 Masters Tournament and tied for 41st at the 2019 PGA Championship. Also a golfer, his brother Alex Fitxpatrick attended Wake University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA and played in the 2019 Walker Cup.
  10. He tied for 46th at the 2020 Masters Tournament.
  11. He tied for 23rd at the 2021 PGA Championship, tied for 26th at The Open Championship 2021, tied for 34th at the 2021 Masters Tournament and tied for 55th at the 2021 US Open.
  12. He tied for 14th at the 2022 Masters Tournament and tied for fifth at 2022 PGA Championship. On June 19, 2022, he won 2022 US Open in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA.
  13. He was featured in “Full Swing“, which premiered on Netflix on February 15, 2023. He tied for 10th at 2023 Masters Tournament, which was held in Augusta, Georgia, USA from April 6-9, 2023. He was 28 years old when he won the 2023 RBC Heritage in Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA on April 16, 2023.

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