Matt Jones Biography – Matt Jones Wiki
Matt Jones is an Australian professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He has two victories on the PGA Tour; the Shell Houston Open in April 2014 and The Honda Classic in March 2021. The Australian golfer has also won the Emirates Australian Open twice, in 2015 and 2019.
Matt played college at Arizona State University for three seasons from 1998-2001. He was an honorable mention All-American in 1999-2000 and a first-team pick in 2001. He shot a record-matching 62 in the first round of the 41st annual Porter Cup on July 21, 1999, at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston, N.Y. The golfer was part of ASU’s Pac-10 title team two years and also competed in three NCAA Championships.
He turned professional in 2001. He joined the Nationwide Tour in 2004. In 2007, he finished 7th on the money list and qualified to play his rookie season on the PGA Tour in 2008. Matt got his first PGA Tour win at the 2014 Shell Houston Open, beating Matt Kuchar on the first playoff hole when he made a 42-yard chip in for a birdie.
In November 2015, Matt won his first title on his home PGA Tour of Australasia, with a victory in the Emirates Australian Open. The win qualified Jones for the 2016 Open Championship. In December 2019, Matt won the Emirates Australian Open for the second time. In March 2021, the golfer won The Honda Classic by five strokes, for his second PGA Tour victory.
Matt Jones Age
He was born Matthew Paul Jones on 19 April 1980 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Matt Jones Wife
Is Matt Jones married? The golfer is married to his wife Melissa Weber, who represented Idaho in Miss USA 2009. The golfer married Melissa Weber in 2010.
Matt Jones Family
Matt and his wife Melissa Weber, have three daughters; Saber Victoria, Savannah, and Simone Rose. He has an older brother, Brett. Brett is the head club professional of Due Process Stable Golf Club in Colts Neck, New Jersey.
Matt Jones Parents
His parents are Kevin and Vicki. His father once worked as a computer network manager and his mother worked in public relations.
Matt Jones Net Worth
Matt Jones’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million. A huge chunk of his net worth is from endorsement and sponsorship deals. Some of his sponsors include Titleist, FootJoy, LOCALiQ Sports & Entertainment, and The Flex Seal® Family.
Matt Jones Career Earnings
Golfer Matt Jones has earned $17,116,325 in career earnings. He won the 2021 Honda Classic and earned $1.26 million.
Matt Jones WITB
Golfer Matt Jones WITB 2021 – Driver: Titleist TSi2 (10 degrees) with a Fujikura Ventus Blue 7 X shaft. 3-wood: Titleist TSi3 (16.5 degrees) with a Mitsubishi Kuro Kage Dual TiNi 80 TX shaft. Irons: Mizuno MP Fli-Hi (2), Titleist 712MB (4-PW) all with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts. Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design SM7 (52-08F at 51, 56-10S), Titleist Vokey Design SM8 (58-08M at 60) all with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts. Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport 2 GSS Prototype. Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1x. The golfer is a Titleist Golf Ambassador.
Matt Jones Height
He stands at a height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and weighs 170 lb (77 kg).
Matt Jones Instagram
Matt Jones’ Instagram handle is @mattjonesgolf.