Nicolai Højgaard is a professional golfer from Denmark. He has a career-high Official World Golf Ranking of No.67, which he reached on February 6, 2022. He has three professional wins and he currently plays on the European Tour. He used to play in the Challenge Tour.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Nicolai Højgaard was born on March 12, 2001 in Billund, Denmark. He is the twin brother of Rasmus Højgaard who is also a professional golfer. He and his brother helped the Danish team win the 2018 Eisenhower Trophy.

Born 12 Mar 2001
Nationality Denmark Denmark


As an Amateur player, Højgaard won the 2016 Hovborg Kro Open, 2017, DGU Elite Tour I Herrer, the 2018 Hovborg Kro Open, and the 2018 European Amateur.

He played in the Nordic Golf League early in his career and earned his first professional win at the 2018 Bravo Tours Open. He beat Swedish player Ludwig Nordeklint by 2 strokes. In September 2021, he won his first European League tournament, the DS Automobiles Italian Open.

In 2022, Højgaard won the Ras Al Khaimah Championship. He led by 4 strokes, beating Jordan Smith.

Career Highlights

Number of Wins by Tour

  • European Tour - 2
  • Other - 1

Best Results in Major Championships

  • PGA Championship - CUT: 2022
  • The Open Championship - T53: 2022

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