Garrick Higgo

Height:6' 1"
Class:2018-19 Sophomore
Hometown:Stellenbosch, South Africa

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Joined the team prior to the 2018 spring season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Paul Roos Gymnasium School in Stellenbosch, South Africa … He is the No. 1 ranked amateur in South Africa … Lists his golf club as De Zalze Golf Estate (Boland) and is a member of the Golf RSA National Squad and his coach is Cliff Barnard … He reached the semifinals of the 2017 U.S. Junior Amateur and qualified for the International Team in the inaugural Junior Presidents Cup … In South Africa, he earned medalist honors at the following 2017 events: Cape Province Open, The Bobby Locke, Harry Oppenheimer Trophy and Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal (Junior) … He recorded eight top-10 finishes in 12 starts on the Open Amateur circuit … He was a member of the victorious South African Junior Team in 2017 that claimed the country’s 19th consecutive All-Africa Junior Golf Championship … He also played for the South African Men’s Open Amateur team in 2017 that won the All-Africa Golf Team Championship for an eighth straight time … Also helped the South African Junior team to an eighth place finish at the 2017 Junior Wolf Cup in Japan … In 2016, he became the only South African to qualify and play in both the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Junior Amateur in the same year … In 2016, he won these events: Curro South African Junior International, Northern Amateur Match Play Championship, Central Gauteng Open Amateur and the U.S. Amateur Championship Qualifier at Marysville Golf Club in California.

PERSONAL: Garrick Higgo was born May 12, 1999, in Johannesburg, South Africa … Majoring in business … His mother’s name is Susan … He has an older brother, Michael, and a younger sister, Calis.