Matthew Thomas Fitzpatrick is an English professional golfer. He won his first professional tournament at the 2015 British Masters. In 2022 he won his first major championship at the US Open. In 2023, he won the RBC Heritage at Harbor Town Golf Links, his second PGA Tour victory.
Fitzpatrick was born in Sheffield and attended Tapton School where he sat A-levels in 2013. He is a keen football fan and a lifelong supporter of local club Sheffield United. His younger brother Alex played college golf at Wake Forest University in North Carolina. Alex played in the 2019 and 2021 Walker Cup and turned professional in 2022.
In June 2022, he won his first major championship at the US Open, with a one-shot victory at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts, the same venue where he won the US Amateur in 2013. He joined Jack Nicklaus as the second male golfer to win a U.S Open and a U.S. Open. Amateur title at the same venue.
In April 2023, Fitzpatrick won the RBC Heritage, defeating Jordan Spieth in a playoff. Fitzpatrick won on the third playoff hole after hitting his approach shot to within one foot to set up the winning birdie.