Matt Fitzpatrick is an English personality who is a professional golfer. He is one of the youngest players and has received many awards for it, including the 2013 US Amateur title and the 2015 British Masters. Matt is currently behind Will Zalatoris in the US Open 2022 and is in 2nd position at the end of the 2nd day.
Matt Fitzpatrick early life
Matt Fitzpatrick was born on September 1, 1994 and as of 2022, he is only 28 years old. Growing up in Sheffield, he attended Tapton School, where he achieved A-levels honors in 2013. Since childhood, he has been an avid fan of football and supports local club Sheffield United. He is not the only one in the family but grew up alongside his younger brother named Alex who is also an amateur golfer and attends Wake Forest University. Alex, Matt’s younger brother, also played in the 2019 Walker Cup.
Matt Fitzpatrick Career
Matt Fitzpatrick won the 2012 Boys Amateur Championship title and also made his journey to take the 2013 Open Championship title but was only able to finish as a low amateur and won the silver medal. In 2013, Matt won the US Amateur title, earning him the invitation to the 2014 Masters Tournament, Open Championship and US Open. he deserved the invitation, but it came with the condition that he remain an amateur for all championships. He later won the US Amateur which took him to the World Amateur Golf Ranking and earned him the award of the Mark H. McCormack Medal. In September 2013, Matt played in the Walker Cup and also enrolled at Northwestern University to play college golf, where he was accepted into the Northwestern Wildcats. But after a quarter he gave up and in January 2014 he decided to become a full-time amateur. Matt Fitzpatrick began his professional golf career after winning the 2014 US Open Championship. He first made his professional debut at the 2014 Irish Open, after which he began playing in numerous other competitions through invitations and sponsorship, including the European Tour and Challenge Tour. In November 2014, Matt appeared in the 2014 European Tour Qualifying School where he placed 11th and qualified for the 2015 European Tour.
Matt Fitzpatrick Biography
|Real name||Matthew Thomas Fitzpatrick|
|Date of birth||September 1, 1994|
|Age (from 2022)||27 years|
|Birthplace||Sheffield, United Kingdom|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 10” – in Centimeters – 178 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 70kg- in pounds – 155 pounds|
|shoe size||10 (US)|
|School||Tapton Secondary School|
|Secondary school||Northwestern University|
|Marital status||In a relationship|
|Who is his girlfriend?||Deniz Khazaniuk|
Matt Fitzpatrick Private life
Rumor has it that Matt Fitzpatrick is currently committed to Deniz Khazaniuk (sometimes Khazan). Deniz is an Israeli personality who is also a professional golfer. She competes on the ITF Women’s Circuit and has nearly 21 single titles with 14 runner-up finishes. Deniz has a career high ranking in the WTA and it’s 200 in singles. She already achieved this ranking in 2018 and in doubles she achieved the highest ranking of number 445. Deniz Khazaniuk is currently affiliated with Barry University in Florida. In May, she helped her Buccaneers team to fourth in the outright national championship in the 2021 NCAA Division II Women’s Tennis Tournament.
Matt Fitzpatrick Net Worth
Fitzpatrick started his 2015 season with six missing cuts in the first eight leagues. In June 2015, he took third place at the Lyoness Open, followed by second place at the Omega European Masters, behind Danny Willett, winning €300,000 (that’s almost 2 crores in INR). He later took the British Masters title at Woburn in October 2015 and won the prize of £500,000 (€671,550, which is almost 5 crores in INR). After this great achievement, he entered the top 100 in the world and reached the ranking of number 59. Later, Matt reached and completed his rookie season with one win, nine top-10 placings, and placed 12th in the final ranking of merit. The estimated value of the assets varies widely. Matt’s net worth is as high as $15 million and as low as $5 million considering the estimated prizes he has gotten so far. He has been given the honor of being the youngest Englishman to win the European tour five times and set the record after Sir Nick Faldo. Matt became the youngest player to win back-to-back European Masters after being won by Seve Ballesteros in 1978.