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MattJones

AustraliaAUS
Age
44
Turned Pro In
2001
LIV debut
2022
Ripper Debut
2023

Matt Jones was six years old when he first met now-LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman and credits his fellow Aussie for inspiring him to become a professional golfer. Famed for his quick playing style, Since turning pro in 2001, Jones had four wins before joining the LIV Golf League. His two triumphs at the Australian Open in 2015 and 2019 established him as a serious contender at the top level. Jones’s consistency has seen him spend more than 250 weeks in the world’s top 100.


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Golfer you most admire? Greg Norman. Growing up in Australia in the ‘80s and ‘90s, everyone watched Greg on TV
Number of holes-in-one?
In a professional event, I have one. In total, I haven’t kept track.
If you could play any course in the world, it would be …
St Andrews
Golf achievement you’re most proud of?
Probably winning the Australian Open in 2015
Round of golf you’ve enjoyed the most?
The first round of the Honda Classic in 2021
Your perfect golf shot?
A nicely flighted draw against a left-to-right wind to a tucked pin
If you could acquire one trait from another golfer, what would it be?
I would say Cam Smith’s putting
Shot that gives you the most difficulty?
I would say like a 40-50 yard bunker shot
Most interesting thing about being a professional golfer?
Getting to travel the world and see the best courses in the world

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