JORDAN SMITH

BIOGRAPHY

Height: 5ft 11”
Date of Birth: 9th November 1992
Turned Pro: 2014
Family: Single
Residence: Corsham, England

Jordan Smith turned professional in 2014 after a tremendous amateur career, including representing GB&I at the 2013 Walker Cup and winning the 2013 Brabazon Trophy.

After winning the well known Hampshire Salver in 2014, Jordan made the decision to turn professional and has had a fast rise through the golfing ranks since then.

In 2015, Smith won the PGA Europro Tour’s Order of Merit, which saw him gain promotion to the European Challenge Tour for the 2016 season.

Following his graduation to the Challenge Tour, Jordan went on to claim victory at the Red Sea Egyptian Challenge, the RAK Golf Challenge and with numerous other strong performances throughout the season, Jordan topped the Challenge Tour’s 2016 Road to Oman rankings.

Smith quickly settled into life on the European Tour, going on to finish 3rd at the 2017 BMW SA Open, which was just his third event of the year. Later on that season, Jordan picked up his maiden European Tour victory at the 2017 Porsche European Open, following a thrilling play-off with Alexander Levy.

Jordan’s victory in Hamburg saw him qualify for his maiden major at the US PGA Championship, where he went on to finish tied 9th, which was the highest placed finish of any European player that week.

Ending the 2017 season ranked 24th on the Race to Dubai rankings, it was a successful first year for Jordan as he finished inside the top-ten on five occasions and made twenty-five cuts.

Jordan’s best finishes on the European Tour so far this season, have come at the Volvo China Open (T3) and the Italian Open (T8).

Did you know?

Jordan didn’t take up golf until the age of 13 and got down to a scratch handicap by the age of 16!

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