Mateo Fernández de Oliveira - Men's Golf - Arkansas Razorbacks

Mateo Fernández de Oliveira

Jr.* | 5-7 | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Instituto San Juan Elprecursor / TCU

> Through August 2021, was #63 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings … Was the #1 ranked player in both South America and Argentina.
> Qualified for the 2021 U.S. Amateur and advanced to match play with stroke rounds of 71-70.
> Has played in three Latin America Amateur Championships (2018, 2019 & 2020) and two U.S. Amateur Championships (2020 & 2021)

2020-21 (So. at TCU)
Helped TCU reach the 2021 NCAA Championship thanks to a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Tallahassee Regional … Academic All-Big 12… Named to the All-Big 12 Tournament Team with a ninth-place finish at the Big 12 Championship (71-73-76-67) … Played in 10 team events as well as two match play events, and his scored counted in 30 of his 31 rounds played … Had 16 rounds of par or better and five rounds of sub-70 … Finished with a scoring average of 72.13 … Shot an even-par 216 (75-71-70) at the NCAA Regional … Led TCU at the Trinity Forest Invitational (March 7-9) with a season-best finish of sixth … Shot a season-best, 7-under 206 at the Thunderbird Classic (April 16-17) … Had a season-low round of 3-under 67 at the Big 12 Championship (round 4)… Summer 2020: Reached the Round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur Championship and was runner up at the Abierto Sudamericano Amateur, one of the top amateur events in South America. He was 13th at the 2019 Abierto Sudamericano Amateur and has competed in the last two Latin America Amateur Championships, tying for 19th in 2018 and tying for 38th in 2019.

2019-20 (Fr. at TCU)
Played in eight events … Led TCU in two tournaments … Shot a season-best 7-under 209 at the Amer Ari Intercollegiate and finished tied for 18th with the help of two rounds of 3-under 69 … Finished in the top 20 three times … Led TCU with 13 scores of par or better … Had a scoring average of 72.57 … Represented Argentina at the Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship.

Prep Career
Previously attended Instituto San Juan Elprecursor in Buenos Aires … Won the Norpatagonico Open in March of 2019 with the help of shooting 7-under 63 in the final round … Was ranked as the top junior golfer in Argentina … Finished ninth at the Toyota Junior World Championship in 2018 … Won the 2018 South American Junior Championship … Finished 19th at the 2018 Latin America Amateur Championship and 38th at the 2019 LAAC … Made the cut at the Open de Argentina, the best professional tournament in Argentina.

Personal
Born Jan. 16, 2000 … Son of Martín Fernández de Oliveira and Marie Genoveve Klein … Majoring in business.

de Oliveira’s Career by the Numbers (through 2020-21 season)
Counting Scores: 3 of 3 Rounds
Wins: 0
Top 5s: 0
Top 10s: 3
Top 15s: 5
Top 20s: 7
Match Play Record: 5-5-1
Rounds in the 60’s: 7
Rounds of Par or Better: 29
Eagles: 3
Birdies: 147
Pars: 607
Low Round: 67 (-3) in the fourth round at Big 12 Championship (April 29, 2021)
Low 18 vs. Par: -3 (2x) – a 68 in the third round of Wyoming Cowboy Classic (April 6, 2021 and a 67 in the fourth round at Big 12 Championship (April 29, 2021)
Low 54: 206 (-7) at Thunderbird Classic (April 2021)
Low 54 vs. Par: -7 (2x) –  209 at Amer Ari Intercollegiate (Feb, 2020) and 206 at Thunderbird Classic (April 2021)

YearEventsRdsStrokesAvg.WinsTop 10/20Rds in 60'sRds Par/Better
2019-20 at TCU721152475.5701/4213
2020-21 at TCU1031223672.1302/3515
Totals1752376072.3103/7728