Garrick Higgo

Garrick Higgo

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 185 (84 kg)
Age: 22 (May 12, 1999)
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Residence: Stellenbosch, South Africa
Family: Single

Education: University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Special Interests: Rap music, sports, Chelsea FC
Turned Professional: 2019
City plays from: South Africa


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (1):
2021 (1) Palmetto Championship at Congaree.
International Victories (6):
2019 Sun City Challenge. 2020 Tour Championship. 2019 Big Easy Challenge 3 - Modderfontein. 2020 Open de Portugal at Royal Obidos. 2021 Gran Canaria Lopesan Open. 2021 Canary Islands Championship.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

68 - 2021 Palmetto Championship at Congaree (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#39 : 2021 Palmetto Championship at Congaree

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,314,000 : 2021 Palmetto Championship at Congaree (Finished 1)

2020-21 Season Highlights


Earned PGA TOUR membership with a win at the Palmetto Championship at Congaree in his second career start on TOUR.

PGA TOUR
Palmetto Championship at Congaree - Won the Palmetto Championship at Congaree by one stroke in his second career PGA TOUR start at the age of 22 years, 1 month, 1 day, becoming immediately eligible for PGA TOUR membership. Became the first player to win in his first or second career start on TOUR since Jim Benepe at the 1988 BMW Championship and the first non-member to win on TOUR since Matthew Wolff at the 2019 3M Open. Became the youngest winner on the PGA TOUR since Sungjae Im at the 2020 Honda Classic (21 years, 11 months). Entered the final round trailing by six strokes, the largest 54-hole deficit overcome by a winner on TOUR since Bubba Watson won the 2018 Travelers Championship (6).

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 2 8 1 1 1 2 $1,334,200
2021 2 8 1 1 1 2 $1,334,200
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2021 T64

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