|Full name Nathan J. Smith|
Name Nate Smith
Education Duke University
Turned professional 2006
Weight 79 kg
|College Duke University|
Height 1.88 m
Nationality United States
Role Professional golfer
Professional wins 1
|Born August 7, 1983 (age 32)
Santa Monica, California (1983-08-07) |
Residence Soquel, California, United States
Former tours PGA TOUR, Web.com Tour, Challenge Tour
Nathan J. Smith (born August 7, 1983) is an American professional golfer.
Smith was born in Santa Monica, California. He played at Soquel High and transferred to Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, where he also played golf two seasons. He played college golf at Duke University where he was a two-time All-American. He turned professional after graduating in 2006.
Smith played on the mini-tours from 2006 to 2008. He joined the Challenge Tour in 2009 via qualifying school. He joined the Nationwide Tour in 2010 and won his first title in September at the WNB Golf Classic.
Smith just missed out on an automatic PGA Tour card, finishing 27th on the 2010 Nationwide Tour. He later earned his card through qualifying school.