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Matt Gogel

2003 SEASON: (prior to WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship)

  • Accumulated $122,200 through first three PGA Tour events in 2003, highlighted by a T-18 at the Phoenix Open, where he earned $50,400.

2002 SEASON:

  • Recorded first PGA Tour victory at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, finishing at 14-under-par and earning $720,000, the biggest paycheck of his career.
  • With the victory at Pebble Beach, he eclipsed the $2 million dollar mark in career earnings.
  • Finished the year earning $1,089,482 (57th), his highest single-season total in his career.
  • Made the cut in 14 tournaments in 2002, which included three top-10 finishes and his first PGA Tour victory.
  • Eclipsed the $1 million mark in earnings for the 2002 season with a T-9 at the WGC-NEC Invitational, finishing at seven-under-par and earning $105,000.
  • Became second player in the 2002 season to earn first PGA Tour victory (Jerry Kelly at the Sony Open).
  • Finished T-9 at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, earning $85,000.
  • Finished T-19 at the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic, earning $47,690.
  • Recorded T-28 at the Phoenix Open at seven-under-par, earning $24,933.34.

2001 SEASON:

  • Finished the year with earnings of $729,783 (70th), then the highest single-season total in his career.
  • Finished in the top-15 in three of his last four tournaments, earning $317,350 during that span.
  • Made the cut in 14 tournaments in 2001, including seven top-25 finishes and four top-10 finishes, earning $729,783.
  • T-11 at Invensys Classic at Las Vegas, finishing at 21-under-par, earning $108,000.
  • T-6 at Marconi Pennsylvania Classic, finishing at 11-under-par and earning $110,550.
  • T-5 at John Deere Classic, turning in rounds of 68-66-67-68 for a 15-under-par total and earning $106,400.
  • T-10 at Advil Western Open, carding 10-under-par and earning $82,800.
  • T-12 at U.S. Open, finishing in a tie with Tiger Woods at 3-over-par and earning $91,733.50.
  • Carded course record and career best 62 in the second round of AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at Poppy Hills.

2000 SEASON:

  • Rookie season on PGA Tour.
  • T-2 at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, finishing at 13-under-par and earning $352,000.
  • T-7 at Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, earning $93,500.
  • 80th on PGA Tour money list for 2000, with $604,199 in earnings.


  • Six victories on Tour from 1996 - 1999, including the 1996 Boise Open, 1997 Laurel creek Classic, 1998 Omaha Classic and Tri-Cities Open, 1999 Louisiana Open and the Cleveland Open.
  • Six career victories tie him with Sean Murphy for most victories in Tour history.
  • First player in Tour history to win a tournament in four consecutive years.
  • Earned PGA Tour exemption for 2000 by finishing seventh on the 1999 Tour Money List.
  • Member of the Asian Tour in 1995-1996.


  • Born Feb. 9, 1971
  • NCAA All-American at University of Kansas
  • While playing the 1996 Indian Open in Calcutta, met Mother Teresa.
  • Father purchased tickets for he and his brother to attend the 1982 PGA Championship at Southern Hills C.C. in Tulsa and he became hooked on golf.
  • Wife Blair, daughter Kimball Ann, born August 14, 2001.

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