Matthew NeSmith

Matthew NeSmith

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 215 (97 kg)
Age: 27 (September 29, 1993)
Birthplace: North Augusta, South Carolina
Residence: Aiken, South Carolina
Family: Wife, Abigail

Education: University of South Carolina (2016, Sociology)
Turned Professional: 2016
City plays from: Aiken, SC, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 125 in 2019-20 FedExCup standings (thru 2020-21)

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2019 (1) Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft Nabisco.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

63 - 2021 Waste Management Phoenix Open (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#28 : 2021 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#135 : 2021 Valspar Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$229,342 : 2021 Waste Management Phoenix Open (Finished 7)

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 55 162 3 12 29 26 $1,894,333
2021 27 84 2 7 16 11 102 $1,111,102
2020 23 68 1 5 13 10 100 $783,232
2017 1 2 1
2016 1 2 1
2015 1 (A) 2 1
2013 1 (A) 2 1
2012 1 (A) 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2021 CUT
2015 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2020 CUT

Personal


  • Grew up in North Augusta, South Carolina. From the age of 8, attended the Masters every year until leaving for college. First Masters memory includes taking a photo with Bernhard Langer.
  • His brother is a photo journalist in New York City and has photographed celebrities who have been on the cover of Vogue.
  • Proposed to Abigail on the 18th green of Harbour Town Golf Links in March 2018. Abigail was on the equestrian team at South Carolina.
  • He has been really close to Curing Kids Cancer, a non-profit based out of Atlanta, where Abigail has worked.
  • Also has volunteered to build bikes for families who need them for Christmas.
  • Loves to follow football recruiting.