|Matt turned professional in 2008 and 2012 was his rookie season on the European Tour, finishing 72nd in The Race to Dubai and making the cut in two Majors having qualified for the US Open and The Open Championship. In 2012 Matt had a top 5 finish in the Scottish Open and tied for 10th in the African Open. Matt went on to progress on the European tour, recording his best season in 2014 finishing inside the top 60 in The Race to Dubai. To gain top 60 Matt registered four top ten finishes – most notably at the Irish Open and Alstom Open de France.|
Full NameMatthew David Baldwin
Lives inSouthport, England
Matt Started playing golf aged three when his grandfather took him to a local field to hit balls. Played for England Boys for two years, and was part of the Great Britain and Ireland team which won the Jacques Léglise Trophy in 2004. Spent three years in the England elite squad and took part in the Home Internationals in 2007 before turning professional the following year.
Winner of the 2011 Fred Olsen Challenge de Espana – Challenge Tour Event. Represented Great Britain and Ireland in the Jacques Léglise Trophy when the team won in 2004. Has played in The Open Championship on two occasions and played in the US Open in 2012.
Matt is a devoted Liverpool Football Club fan to which he holds season tickets and attends as many matches as possible.