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Matthew NeSmith Biography – Matthew NeSmith Wiki
Matthew NeSmith is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour. The golfer secured his first Korn Ferry Tour victory at the Albertsons Boise Open in August 2019 and earned a ticket to the PGA Tour.
In addition to NeSmith, other players who earned tour cards by passing the projected threshold of 200 points in The Finals included Oklahoma State standout and 2018 U.S. Amateur champion Viktor Hovland, former Presidents Cup player Anirban Lahiri, Tom Hoge, Cameron Percy, Bronson Burgoon and Kramer Hickok.
NeSmith played college at the University of South Carolina. He graduated and turned pro in 2016. The 25-year-old from North Augusta, S.C. played two seasons on the Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada before heading to the Korn Ferry Tour for the 2018-19 season. A win at the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft Nabisco earned him a TOUR card.
Matthew NeSmith Age
He was born Matthew Christian NeSmith on October 25, 1993 in North Augusta, South Carolina, United States.
Matthew NeSmith Wife
Is Matthew NeSmith married? The golfer is married to his wife Abigail Pait NeSmith. NeSmith proposed to his now wife Abigail Pait on the 18th green of Harbour Town Golf Links in March 2018. NeSmith and Pait were married on Nov. 1, 2019, during a break from his fourth and fifth tournaments as a card-carrying PGA TOUR member.
NeSmith and Pait and Pait had met while both were students at the University of South Carolina. He played golf while she was on the equestrian team.
The two had a mutual friend, Will Starke, who was NeSmith’s roommate and teammate. Pait used to come over to the dorm and have breakfast with Starke each Friday.
“I was sitting on the couch and she came over and said hello and we kind of talked a little bit,” NeSmith remembers. “I was very shy, always shy with pretty girls.”
The two ran into each other later that day. Pait was behind the wheel of her car, and she spotted NeSmith walking on campus.
“She’s very outgoing and I was a little bit shy and awkward to say at least, probably,” the golfer recalls. “And she honked at me with all her friends in the car. She’s like, oh, there’s this nice guy that I just met in Will Starke’s dorm. …I was like, oh, good Lord, and just kind of kept walking. So, she’s like, oh, I guess he’s just shy.”
Abigail was on the equestrian team at the University of South Carolina from 2012 to 2016. She is a supporter of Curing Kids Cancer, a non-profit based out of Atlanta, and the American Quarter Horse Association.
Matthew NeSmith Parents
Matthew NeSmith’s parents are Darren and Beth NeSmith.
Matthew NeSmith Family
Matthew NeSmith is the son of Darren and Beth NeSmith. His brother is a photo journalist in New York City and has photographed celebrities who have been on the cover of Vogue.
Matthew NeSmith Net Worth
Matthew NeSmith’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million. The golfer’s net worth has greatly been boosted by sponsorship deals. His sponsors include Srixon Golf, vineyard vines, FormFree, EasyPost, ProVital Solutions, SC Education Lottery, adidas Golf and KJUS Golf.
Matthew NeSmith Career Earnings
NeSmith has earned $2,563,824 in career earnings. He pocketed $180,000 after securing his first Korn Ferry Tour victory at the Albertsons Boise Open in August 2019. Prior to that, he had earned just $111,261 in his career.
Matthew NeSmith Height
Matthew NeSmith stands at a height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and weighs 215 lb (98 kg; 15.4 st).
Matthew NeSmith Instagram
Matthew NeSmith’s Instagram handle is @knedsmith.