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Personal Details

Date of birth: 17th January 1990

Residence: Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

University: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA (2008-12)

Graduated: December 2012 - BA Studio Art (Major)

British Amateur Champion 2013

DP World Tour Player (Formerly European Tour) 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023

European Challenge Tour 2015-19

Professional Achievements to date:


Race to Dubai Rankings = 175th

13th at Magical Kenya Open, Muthaiga CC, Nairobi (DP = DP World Tour)

13th at Data Dimensions Pro-Am, Fancourt Golf Estate, South Africa (ECT = European Challenge Tour)

16th at Cazoo Classic, Hillside GC, England (DP)

18th at Portugal Masters, Vilamoura, Portugal (DP)

25th at DP World Tour Final Q School, Infinitum, Spain (DP) – qualified for DP World Tour 2023


Race to Dubai Rankings = 151st

10th at Hero Open, Fairmont St Andrews (ET = European Tour)

15th at ISPA Handa World Invitational, N Ireland (ET)

15th at Austrian Golf Open, Diamond CC, Vienna (ET)

16th at Magical Kenya Open, Karen CC, Nairobi (ET)

Retained Category 17 for 2022 DP World Tour


Race to Dubai Rankings = 145th

4th at Scottish Championships, Fairmont St Andrews (ET)

11th at Alfred Dunhill Championships, South Africa (ET)

22nd at English Open, Forest of Arden GC (ET)


Road to Mallorca Rankings = 56th

13th at European Tour Final Qualifying, Lumines GC, Spain – qualified for European Tour 2020

1st at Final Open Qualifying, St Annes Old Links

148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush GC, Northern Ireland

5th at Slovakia Challenge, Slovakia (ECT)

14th at ISPA Handa World Invitational, Northern Ireland (ECT)

16th at Lalla Aicha Challenge, Morocco (ECT)


Road to Ras Al Khaimah Rankings = 70th

5th at Final Open Qualifying, The Renaissance Club

9th at the Turkish Airlines Challenge, Turkey (ECT)

11th at the Swiss Challenge, Switzerland (ECT)

14th at the Kazakhstan Open Almaty (ECT)

14th at the Irish Challenge, Ireland (ECT)


Road To Oman Challenge Tour Ranking = 37th

Winner – Prague Golf Challenge (ECT)

7th at the Italian Challenge (ECT)

14th at the D+D Real Czech Masters (ET)


Road To Oman Challenge Tour Ranking = 30th

2nd at the Red Sea Egyptian Challenge (ECT)

6th at the Kazakhstan Open (ECT)

7th at the NBO Golf Classic Grand Final, Oman (ECT)

9th at the KPMG Trophy, Belgium (ECT)

Course record, Slovakia Challenge, Penati Golf Resort – 61 (11 under)

Final Stage European Tour Q School – Challenge Tour Status achieved


Road To Oman Challenge Tour Ranking = 48th

4th at the Irish Challenge (ECT)

5th at the KPMG Trophy, Belgium (ECT)

8th at the Turkish Airlines Challenge (ECT)

9th at the D+D Real Czech Challenge (ECT)


Winner – The FSC Invitational at The Astbury, Astbury GC, Shropshire (Europro Tour)

9th at the D+D Real Czech Masters, Prague (ET)

Final Stage European Tour Q School – Challenge Tour Status achieved


European Tour


Taking a swing

Amateur Achievements:

International Honours

Great Britain & Ireland team: 44th Walker Cup Match 2013 (P4 W1 H0 L3), St Andrews Trophy, 2012 (P4 W3 H0 L1)

England Men’s team: European Amateur Team Championship, 2013 (Winners), European Nations Championship, 2013 (Winners)

England Men's team: Eisenhower Trophy, 2012

England Men's team: European Challenge Trophy, 2012 (Winners)

England Men's team: Home Internationals, 2012 and 2011 (P12 W7 H2 L3) (Winners 2011)

England Men's squad 2012/13 and 2011/12 (Overall record P22 W15 H2 L5)

England U16 & U18 2005-08

Honours & Awards

2013 Global All-Amateur Team by the Global Golf Post

2012 Division I Ping All-Southeast Region

2012 All-SEC (2nd team)

2012 SEC Golf Community Service Team

2011-12 University of Tennessee Team Captain

Garrick Porteous, Personal Details


2014 - Played The Masters and turned professional 14/4/14. Won The Georgia Cup, defeated Matthew Fitzpatrick 3&2

2013 - Winner, British Amateur Championship (Royal Cinque Ports, Deal), Winner Scottish Strokeplay Championship (Southerness), 2nd Welsh Open Strokeplay (UK), 3rd New South Wales Amateur (Australia), 6th Australian Master of the Amateurs, 6th European Nations Championship (Spain), 9th Lake Macquarie Amateur, (Australia) and 14th Alfred Dunhill Championship (South Africa) debut on European Tour as an amateur. Played The Open Championship at Muirfield.

2012 - 2nd San Diego Intercollegiate Classic (USA), 3rd European Challenge (Iceland), 3rd Yale Spring Opener (USA), 6th Augusta State Invitational (USA), 7th Brabazon Trophy (UK) & 7th South East Conference SEC Championship (USA).

2011 - 2nd Tillman Trophy (UK), 3rd Carpet Capital Collegiate (USA), 3rd Augusta State Invitational (USA), 4th NCAA Division 1 Regional (USA) & 9th European Amateur (Sweden).

College Highlights: University of Tennessee 2008-12

Played for a NCAA Division 1 collegiate golf team against many of the highest ranked amateur golfers in the world. The Tennessee programme (ranked regularly in the top 50 in America) is one of the most highly rated and regarded programmes in the United States. It requires self-motivation, dedication and a balanced lifestyle between golf and study. The programme consists of physical training early in the morning, followed by classes until midday and finally perfecting aspects of golf every afternoon including Saturdays. The ultimate aim of the Tennessee programme is to produce professional tour golfers. Personal Tennessee golf profile available at


o Season scoring average of 72.25 ranked third among Tennessee golfers since 1994.

o Fifth on program's all-time scoring list (73.38) since 1994.

o Finished top-10 with 32 career rounds of par or better.

o Led team in top-25 finishes with eight and had 31 of his 32 rounds count toward the team score.

o Shot 69-72-68=209 and tied for seventh at SEC Championship for his best career showing in that event.

o Recorded five top-10s and seven in career (all in 15-month span), including third-place at Yale Spring Opener.

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