Matt graduated from La Salle Secondary School in Kingston, and earned a golf scholarship to Oklahoma State in 2000.
Matt entered PGA Tour qualifying in the fall of 2010, beginning at first stage.
He scored 67 in the final round at first stage to advance. He then advanced to the third and final stage of the 2010 PGA Tour qualifying, by placing third at the second stage qualifying event, hosted by the Bear Creek Golf Club in Murrieta, California. McQuillan successfully gained PGA Tour status