2018 Media Guide Bio (PDF)
UNLV: In his first year with the Rebels ... 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.