Matt Wallace Biography – Matt Wallace Wiki
Matt Wallace (born Matthew Wallace) is an English professional golfer. He is currently playing on the European Tour and the PGA Tour. In 2016, Wallace won six tournaments on the Alps Tour and won the Order of Merit. This enabled him to join the Challenge Tour in 2017. He started 2017 by finishing tied for third place in the Barclays Kenya Open and in May he won the Open de Portugal, a dual-ranking event with the main European Tour. The win gave him promotion to the European Tour.
He won his second European Tour event in March 2018, Hero Indian Open. The win lifted him into the world top 100 for the first time. In June Wallace won again at the BMW International Open. He followed that up with a victory at Made in Denmark in September 2018. He finished in a share of fifth at the Nedbank Golf Challenge before tying for second at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai to move into the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time.
In May 2019, Wallace finished joint 3rd at the PGA Championship and, in the same year, came 12th at the US Open at Pebble Beach and sixth at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, as well as second at the Dubai Desert Classic and British Masters and third at the BMW International Open and KLM Open.
In his first full season on the PGA Tour in 2019–20, Wallace finished in a share of fourth at Memorial Tournament – the strongest field in PGA Tour history – and T12 at the Rocket Mortgage Classic.
Wallace was good at all sports including high-level cricket, football and rugby. He began taking golf seriously at age 18. He played for Jacksonville State University as a freshman in the 2010-11 season before turning professional. His year in Jacksonville was a successful one that saw him win twice, including the 2011 OVC Championship. He was the OVC Freshman of the Year and held the record for lowest round in school history with a 10-under 62 in the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate.
Matt Wallace Age
Wallace was born as Matthew Wallace on 12 April 1990, in Hillingdon, England.
Matt Wallace Wife
Matt Wallace’s girlfriend is Chelsie Joce. Chelsie is a blogger at Girl on Tour, a blog that chronicles her travels alongside Wallace. Wallace first mentioned his girlfriend, Chelsie Joce, in June 2017 to The Telegraph, while speaking about his parents watching him on the European Tour at the Pyramids Open. He said: “Dad played for Wasps in the Seventies and they are both PE teachers and are very sporty and know what I’m striving for. They are coming to Erin Hills with me and my girlfriend, Chelsie, and it’ll be wonderful to be there with them, to highlight how far I’ve come.”
Matt Wallace Parents
Matt Wallace’s parents are PE teachers.
Matt Wallace Family
Matt Wallace is from an athletic family, with his parents being PE teachers. His father played for Wasps in the Seventies.
Matt Wallace Net Worth
Since joining the European Tour in 2017, Wallace has earned over 3 million euros, including almost 2.3 million in 2018. According to The PGA Tour website, his total career earnings amount to $2,254,464.
Matt Wallace Height
Matt Wallace stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).
Matt Wallace Nationality
Matt Wallace is of English nationality.
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