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Troy Matteson

  • Birthplace: Rockledge, Fla.
  • Residence: Alpharetta, Ga.
  • Birthdate: November 8, 1979
  • Age: 27 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 2003
  • College: Georgia Tech
  • Eligibility Code: 8, 10

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Player Notes

Started playing golf when he was 7... Three-time All-American and All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection...Byron Nelson Award winner in 2003...Became the first Georgia Tech player to win the NCAA individual championship (2002). Won six times in his career at Georgia Tech. Won the 2003 NCAA East Regional by seven shots. Had 15 Top-10 finishes in 43 career starts. Ranks fourth all-time at Tech, with a 71.91 scoring average, behind Bryce Molder, David Duval and Matt Kuchar. Carried a 3.28 grade-point average and was a two-time academic All-American...Played in three PGA Tour events in 2003, best finish -T59th FBR Capital Open, played in four Nationwide Tour events, best finish -T23rd Monterey Peninsula Classic. Finished T74th in PGA Tour Q-school which gave him a spot on Nationwide Tour in 2004.

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
2 - 2005?Virginia Beach Open, Mark Christopher Charity Classic

PGA Tour
1 - 2006 Frys.Com Open

Career Summary

2004 Nationwide Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 10; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 71.51 (ranked 83rd); money - $114,451 (ranked 52nd); best finish, 2nd Gila River Classic at Wild Horse Pass Resort.

2005 Nationwide Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 24; Top-10 finishes - 12; scoring average - 69.73 (ranked 3rd); money - $495,009 (ranked 1st); Winner, Virginia Beach Open, Mark Christopher Charity Classic.

2006 Notes
After an unremarkable start to rookie campaign, ended with five consecutive Top-10 s, including a victory at the Frys.com Open. One of four rookies to win in 2006 (J.B. Holmes, Trevor Immelman, Eric Axley).

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; rounds played - 101; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 5; money - $1,778,597; (ranked 36th); best finish - Win at the Frys.Com Open

2006 Stats
scoring average - 71.34 / (125th); driving distance - 298.7 / (28th); driving accuracy - 59.4% / (151st); GIR - 66.3% / (66th); putting - 1.803 / (162nd); birdie average - 3.43 per rd / (122nd) / total birdies - 346; sand saves - 47.1% / (126th); all-around; rank - 808 / (115th).

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