Matt Fitzpatrick is an English personality who is a professional golf player. He is one of the youngest players and has achieved many rewards for the same including the 2013 U.S. Amateur title and the 2015 British Masters. Matt is currently leading the ranking with a slight advantage at RBC Heritage and looking to add yet another victory to his name in the PGA Tour.
Matt Fitzpatrick was born on 1st September 1994 and as of 2022, he is only 28 years old. He was brought up in Sheffield and went to Tapton School, where he achieved the honor of A-levels in 2013. Since childhood, he has been a keen fan of football and works supporting local club Sheffield United. He is not the only one in the family, instead, was brought up along with his younger brother named Alex, who is also an amateur golfer and is attending Wake Forest University. Alex, the younger brother of Matt, also played in the 2019 Walker Cup.
Matt Fitzpatrick Career
Matt Fitzpatrick won the title of the 2012 Boys Amateur Championship, and also made his journey to achieve the title of the 2013 Open Championship but could only finish as a low amateur and won the silver medal. In 2013, Matt won the title of U.S. Amateur, which made him earn invitation to the 2014 Masters Tournament, Open Championship, and U.S. Open. He earned the invitation but it came with the condition that he would remain amateur for all the championships. Later, he won the U.S. Amateur which took him to the World Amateur Golf Ranking and made him earn the award of Mark H. McCormack Medal. Then in September 2013, Matt played in the Walker Cup and also got himself enrolled at Northwestern University to play college golf, where he got admitted to the Northwestern Wildcats.
But, after one quarter, he left the commitments, and in January 2014, he decided to pursue as a full-time amateur. Matt Fitzpatrick began his professional golf career after the championship of the 2014 U.S. Open. He first had his professional debut at the 2014 Irish Open, after which he started appearing in numerous other competitions including the European Tour and Challenge Tour with the help of invitations and sponsorships. In November 2014, Matt appeared in the 2014 European Tour Qualifying School, where he was ranked 11th in the place and qualified for the 2015 European Tour.
Matt Fitzpatrick Biography
|Real Name||Matthew Thomas Fitzpatrick|
|Birth Date||September 1, 1994|
|Age (as of 2023)||27 Years|
|Birth Place||Sheffield, United Kingdom|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 178 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 70 kg – in Pounds – 155 lbs|
|Shoe Size||10 (U.S.)|
|School||Tapton Secondary School|
|Marital Status||In Relationship|
|Who is his girlfriend?||Lydia Cassada|
Matt Fitzpatrick is currently dating Georgian beauty Lydia Cassada who is serving as a manager in New York at Collective, a group of agencies owned by Omnicom. Further, no information is available about her as Matt likes to keep her romantic life away from the spotlight. In the past, Matt used to be in a relationship with Deniz Khazaniuk, an Israeli personality who is also a professional golf player. She competes on the ITF Women’s Circuit and has earned nearly 21 single titles with 14 runner-up finishes.
Deniz has got a career-high rank on the WTA and it is 200 in singles. She achieved this ranking back in 2018 and in doubles, she has achieved the highest ranking of number 445. Deniz Khazaniuk is currently committed to Barry University in Florida. Back in May, she helped her team Buccaneers to achieve fourth place in the straight national championship at the 2021 NCAA Division II Women’s Tennis Tournament.
Matt Fitzpatrick Net Worth
Fitzpatrick began his 2015 season with six missing cuts in the first eight competitions. Back in June 2015, he achieved third place at the Lyoness Open followed by second place at the Omega European Masters, coming behind Danny Willett, winning an amount of €300,000 (that is nearly 2 crores in INR). Later, he achieved the title of British Masters at Woburn back in October 2015 and won a prize of £500,000. After this achievement, he entered the world’s top 100 and achieved the rank of number 59.
Later, Matt achieved and completed his rookie season with one win, nine top-10 placements, and came 12th in the final order of Merit. The estimated amount of net worth tends to vary greatly. Matt’s net worth is as high as $15 million and as low as $5 million, seeing the estimated prizes he has got so far. He has achieved the honor of being the youngest Englishmen, who won the European tour five times and achieved the record after Sir Nick Faldo. Matt became the youngest player to win back-to-back European Masters after this was achieved by Seve Ballesteros in 1978.