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: Stellenbosch, 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:

67 - 2021 World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#83 : 2021 U.S. Open (2021)

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#38 : 2021 U.S. Open (2021)

Career Largest Paycheck:

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

National Team Selections


Olympic Games : 2020

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: 8 25 1 1 1 5 3 1 $1,378,456
2021 8 25 1 1 1 5 3 1 107 $1,378,456
(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 CUT W/D
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2021 T64

Personal


  • Plays golf left-handed, but is naturally right-handed.
  • Started focusing on golf at age 13 after breaking his elbow playing rugby. Became the top amateur from South Africa by age 17.
  • Played collegiate golf at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas for one year before returning home to South Africa, turning professional in 2019.
  • Influences include Gary Player and Ernie Els.
  • Played on the 2017 Junior Presidents Cup captained by fellow South African Trevor Immelman.