Garrick Higgo is a professional golf player. He is known for winning titles on the European Tour and the Sunshine Tour. He also won a title in the PGA Tour, the Palmetto Championship in 2021.

Player’s Profile and Personal Life

Garrick Higgo was born on May 12, 1999, in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he developed his skills in playing golf. He stands 183 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 84 kg.

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

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.

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


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.

Career Highlights

Tournament Wins

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

Number of Wins by Tour

  • PGA Tour - 1
  • European Tour - 3
  • Sunshine Tour - 2
  • Challenge Tour - 1
  • Other - 1

Best Results in Major Championships

  • PGA Championship - T64: 2021
  • The Open Championship - T47: 2022

Achievements and Awards

  • 2019–20 - Sunshine Tour Rookie ofthe Year

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