Birth Date – November 18, 1997
Birth Place – Regensburg, Germany
Residence – Maxhütte-Haidhof, Germany
Interests – Soccer, American Football
Turned Pro – 2021


Matti began to play golf at an early age. While entering the University of Louisville, Kentucky, he was the No. 1 ranked amateur in Germany and leading member of the German National Golf Team, culminating in winning the European Amateur Championship in 2019 & 2020 as well as the European Amateur Team Championship in 2020. Low competitive round as an amateur: 62 (-10)

Following his success, he earned himself valuable spots on the PGA and European Tour. Matti participated in the 2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational, 2021 US Open, 2021 Porsche European Open, 2021 BMW International Open and last but not least the prestigious 2021 Open Championship – his final tournament as an amateur.

Matti Schmid is the 3rd German player in history to earn back to back playing privileges on both PGA Tour and DP World Tour in his ‘Rookie’ season as well as in his 2nd year on Tour.


2023 Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucia Masters 2nd
2023 Alfred Dunhill Championship T4
2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship 3rd
2023 The America Express T6
2022 Investec South African Open Championship 4th
2022 Cazoo Open T9
2022 Barbasol Championship T8
2022 Steyn City Championship T3
2021 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship 9th
2021 DP World Tour Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award
2021 Dutch Open 2nd
2021 Low Amateur Silver Medalist The Open Championship
2021 Winner US Open Final Qualifying
2020 & 2019 Winner European Amateur Championship
2020 Winner European Amateur Team Championship
2019 Winner Arnold Palmer Cup