Garrick Higgo is a professional golf player since 2019. He is known for winning titles on the European Tour and the Sunshine Tour. He also won a title in the PGA Tour at the Palmetto Championship.

Player’s Profile

Garrick Higgo was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he developed his skills in playing golf. His father served as his first trainer until his father died in a car crash in 2008. His father’s death was quite a motivation for him to continue his learning and passion for golf.

Height / weight 1.83 m / 84 kg
Born May 12, 1999
Nationality South Africa South Africa

He was trained and mentored by the infamous Gary Player who regularly meets him to improve his gameplay and strategies.

Career

Higgo was in his sophomore year at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas when he decided to pursue professional golf. By 2019, he was able to compete on the Sunshine Tour and won two titles. He also finished as a runner-up at the Cape Town Open in the same year and earned his 6th place on the Order of Merit.

Because of his high performance shown in his first few years being a professional golfer, he secured a spot on the Challenge Tour for the 2020 season. In September 2020, he joined the Open de Portugal and won. His winning gave him a one-year exemption to remain on the European Tour.

His other notable performances include his winnings at the Gran Canaria Lopesan Open, the Canary Islands Championship, and the Palmetto Championship. Due to these, he secured a PGA Tour card until the 2023 season.

Tournament Wins and Achievements

  • 2019 Sun City Challenge
  • 2020 The Tour Championship
  • 2020 Open de Portugal
  • 2021 Gran Canaria Lopesan Open
  • 2021 Canary Islands Championship
  • 2021 Palmetto Championship

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