Matt Wallace

Country: England
Date of birth: 12/04/1990

Matt continues to establish himself on the world scene and is 2022 is his third season as a full member of the PGA Tour.

After victory in his fourth tournament of 2017, the co-sanctioned Open de Portugal, Matt picked up three European Tour titles in 2018 and finished third at the 2019 USPGA at Bethpage Black and 12th at the 2019 US Open at Pebble Beach.

His remarkable story all started with an incredible run of form on the Alps Tour in 2016.

Matt won on five consecutive starts on The Alps Tour, and six over the course of the year, in 2016, not finishing lower than fourth in nine tournaments to reach 242 in the Official World Golf Rankings and he went on to sign for ISM in October 2016.

Matt’s performances on the Alps Tour secured him a Challenge Tour card and he won the Open de Portugal, co-sanctioned with the European Tour, in only his fourth start.

Starting the week with a 10-under-par 63, he never gave up the lead, shooting further rounds of 66, 73 and 69 to win by three strokes, securing a full European Tour card for the rest of 2017 and moving up to 137th in the Official World Golf Rankings.

As well as his impressive fourth place at the Italian Open and a first major appearance at the US Open at Erin Hills, Matt ended 2017 with top-10 finishes at Made in Denmark and the KLM Open.

Matt clocked up a second European Tour victory with success at the Hero Indian Open in March 2018.

Victory number three was at the BMW International Open in June 2018 thanks to an incredible final round of 65.

Matt collected yet another win – his third in the space of less than six months – with a superb display at Made in Denmark.

He birdied five of his last six holes to force a four-man play-off and two birdies were enough for the win. Second place at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship took him into the top 10 of The Race to Dubai.

Matt started 2019 with second place at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic and went on to finish sixth on his Arnold Palmer Invitational debut, take second at the Betfred British Masters, third in his BMW International Open defence and the KLM Open on the way to taking seventh on The Race to Dubai. He reached a highest Official World Golf Ranking of 23 in July.

Highlights of 2020 included finishing in a share of fourth place at the Memorial Tournament, the strongest field in PGA Tour history and second place at the Scottish Championship and the Golf in Dubai Championship.

In 2021 he was third at the Valero Texas Open and sixth at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow on the way to finishing the season in 111th place on the FedEx Cup and reaching the play-offs for the first time. 

He started the following season in style with a share of fourth spot at the Zozo Championship in Japan.


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