Sebastian Munoz Biography – Sebastian Munoz Wiki
Sebastian Munoz is a Colombian professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. In September 2019, the golfer won his first PGA Tour tournament at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Mississippi. He won on the first playoff hole with Sungjae Im. He became the second Colombian player to win on the PGA TOUR after Camillo Villegas.
Sebastian got his start in golf from his father at the age of 3. He attended San Carlos High School. In high school, he was the No. 1 ranked golfer in Columbia and the 120th ranked golfer in the world. Sebastian won three tournaments in 2010 and was the Colombian Open Amateur champion in 2010. He also won the Canadian International Junior Challenge in 2010 and tied for first place at the South American Amateur Championship. The golfer finished second at the Colombian Masters Amateur in 2009.
He played college golf at the University of North Texas alongside fellow professional golfers, Carlos Ortiz and Rodolfo Cazaubón. In his senior year, he won two tournaments including the Conference USA Championship. Also, as an amateur, he won the prestigious Jim Rivers Intercollegiate Tournament. He graduated in 2015 from the University of North Texas with a degree in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship.
After graduation, Sebastian turned professional and played on the PGA Tour’s Latinoamérica’s Developmental Series and won two tournaments. He earned exempt status on the first half of the 2016 PGA Tour Latinoamérica season.
In 2016, Sebastian was victorious at the Club Colombia Championship, held in his hometown of Bogota. Not only did this win result in a Web.com Tour card, but he also became the first Colombian golfer to win on the tour. Sebastián finished 22nd in that year’s regular season money list, which earned him his first PGA Tour card.
After an impressive 2018 season on the Web.com Tour, finishing 12th on the money list, Sebastian regained his PGA Tour card. He finished the 2020 season in a career-high 8th place in the FedEx Cup Standings, built upon his victory at Sanderson Farms and strong showings at the The Greenbrier (7), BMW Championship (T8), and Tour Championship (T8). To date, his 2021 season is off to a great start, with impressive showings at the CJ Cup (9), Zozo Championship (T14), and Masters (T19).
On September 22, 2019, Munoz won his first PGA Tour tournament at the Sanderson Farms Championship. The 2015 North Texas graduate held on to force a playoff at the Sanderson Farms Championship with Sungjae Im on the 18th hole with a 14 1/2-foot birdie putt. Im shot a 6-under 66 on the day to hold the clubhouse lead before Munoz’s birdie took him to the clubhouse at 2-under 70 in a playoff. The sudden-death playoff ended after one hole when Munoz holed a par putt after Im had missed his attempt at par. Both Munoz and Im finished the final round at 18-under par before going to the playoff.
Sebastian Munoz Age
He was born Juan Sebastian Munoz on 4 January 1993 in Bogota, Colombia.
Sebastian Munoz Family
Sebastian’s parents are Maria Fernanda Amaya and Ricardo Munoz. He got his start in golf from his father at the age of 3.
Sebastian Munoz Wife
Is Sebastian Munoz married? The golfer is married to his wife Daniela Granados.
Sebastian Munoz Net Worth
Sebastian Munoz’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. Sebastian’s sponsors and partners include PING, Acushnet Company, NightDragon Security, CI Security and Flex Seal.
Sebastian Munoz Career Earnings
Colombian golfer Sebastian Munoz has earned $8,538,627 in career earnings. His career largest paycheck of $1,188,000 came in September 2019 at the Sanderson Farms Championship, where he won the tournament.
Sebastian Munoz WITB
Sebastian Munoz WITB 2022 – Driver: PING G425 MAX (9° @8.25°, 45.25″, Project X Hzrdus Yellow 63g, 6.5 tipped 1″, D5, 17g CG shifter in neutral setting, Golf Pride Z-Cord Midsize). 3-wood: TaylorMade SIM (15 degrees) with Project X HZRDUS Yellow shaft. Irons: Ping G410 Crossover 2 (15°, 40″, Graphite Design IZ Hybrid 85g-X, C9, Golf Pride Z-Cord Midsize), Ping i200 Iron #3 (Graphite Design DI Hybrid, 95G-X, D1, GP Z-Cord Midsize), Ping i210 4-9 (DG TI X100, custom lofts and lies, D2, 9i D2+, Golf Pride Z-Cord Midsize), Ping iBlade PW (DG TI X100, D3, Golf Pride Z-Cord Midsize). Wedges: Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 50/SS (DG TI X100, D3+, Golf Pride Z-Cord Midsize), Ping Glide 3.0 56/SS, 60/TS (DG TI S400, D3+, D4, Golf Pride Z-Cord Midsize). Putter: Ping PLD Anser Milled (35″, 3° loft, 22° lie). Ball: Titleist Pro V1.
Sebastian Munoz Height
Sebastian stands at a height of 6’0″ (1.83 m) and weighs 185 lb (83 kg).
Sebastian Munoz Instagram
Sebastian Munoz’s Instagram handle is @jsmunoz23.