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Matt Jager

At No. 28, Matt Jager is Australia’s top-ranked amateur on the R&A world list. He is the reigning New Zealand Amateur champion, and last week he completed a sweep of the Australian Amateur Stoke Play and Match Play championships. With his recent success, Jager has now turned his attention toward the pro ranks, where he will seek to continue his recent wave of success.

Name Matt Jager
Birthdate Aug. 11, 1988
Birthplace Perth, Western Australia

Favorite food(s) Seafood (Chili Mussels are a favourite), Japanese (sushi and sashimi) and, of course, chocolate.
On my iPod Mix of everything.
Favorite movie “The Hangover.”
Hidden talent Table tennis.
Biggest fear Snakes.
Favorite course The Hills in New Zealand.
Dream foursome Tiger Woods and Adam Scott.
Favorite golfer Michael Sim.
Words to live by Take the rough smoothly.
Best golf tip for amateurs Don’t keep your head down.
Shot you love to practice Bomb draw with driver.
Needs improvement Putting – you can never hole enough putts.
Favorite club 5-wood.
Ball marker Aussie coins only.
Superstitions Never use No. 3 golf ball.
Holes-in-One 3.
Age you first broke 70 Hmm, too young to remember. Haha.
Lowest round ever 63.
Love to trade places with Adam Scott.
Favorite athlete, non-golf Roger Federer.


DRIVER Titleist 909 D3 10.5 degrees with Diamana Whiteboard X-flex, FAIRWAY WOODS Titleist 906 F2 15 degrees, 906 F4 18.5 degrees, both with Grafalloy Pro-Light X-flex, IRONS Titleist AP2 (3-PW), Dynamic Gold X-100 shafts, WEDGES Titleist Vokey prototype (54 & 60 degrees), PUTTER Scotty Cameron Newport 2 prototype


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