Garrett

Barber

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Height: 5'10"
Class: Freshman
Hometown: Stuart, Fla.
High School: The Pine School
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: High School

Bio

2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Champion
2017-18 All-USA Boys Golfer of the Year
2017 First-Team Rolex Junior All-American
2017 U.S. Amateur Round of 32
2017 Junior Presidents Cup Champion
2017 Florida Class 1A State Champion
2016 Jones Cup Junior Invitational Champion
2015 Honorable Mention Rolex Junior All-American
2014 Honorable Mention Rolex Junior All-American
2014 Evian Masters Juniors Cup Champion
Rolex Junior Golf Rankings for Class of 2018 (4)
Golfweek Junior Golf Rankings for Class of 2018 (6)
National Junior Golf Scoreboard Rankings for Class of 2018 (7)

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top recruits in the United States to sign a National Letter of Intent in the Class of 2018 … Ranked as high as the No. 4 recruit in his class and No. 6 junior golfer among all high school classifications in the Rolex Junior Golf Rankings at the time he signed with LSU … Also ranked No. 6 in the Class of 2018 and No. 8 overall by Golfweek and No. 7 among high school seniors and No. 8 overall by the National Junior Golf Scoreboard on National Signing Day in November 2017 … One of the top amateur golfers worldwide with a ranking of No. 212 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking as of National Signing Day … Honored as a First-Team Rolex Junior All-American for his performance during the 2017 season … Also earned Honorable Mention All-American honors in 2014 and 2015 … Competed at the highest levels of amateur golf … Advanced to the Round of 32 of match play at the 2017 U.S. Amateur Championship held at famous Riviera Country Club … Tied for eighth place among more than 300 competitors in stroke-play qualifying at the 117th U.S. Amateur with a score of 2-under par … 2017 season was also highlighted by posted a perfect 3-0 record in match play to lead the United States to the win at the inaugural Junior Presidents Cup co-sponsored by the American Junior Golf Association and PGA TOUR … Clinched the winning point for Team USA at the 2017 Junior Presidents Cup to run his match-play record to 12-5 in AJGA events … Carried that momentum in to the 2017 fall season as he was crowned the Florida High School Athletic Association Class 1A State Champion with a winning score of 10-under par 134 at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-In-The-Hills, Florida … Clinched the state title with a round of 7-under 65 in the final round … Also captured the regional crown in 2017 after tying for fifth place at the FHSAA 1A State Championships and earning the title of TCPalm Boys Golfer of the Year in 2016 … Enjoyed a stellar 2016 season in which he also won medalist honors at the Jones Cup Junior Invitational at Sea Island Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Georgia, and tied for fifth place individually at the Junior Open Championship hosted by The R&A at Kilmarnock Golf Club in Barassie, Scotland … Has earned nine top-10 finishes as a member of the American Junior Golf Association during his junior golf career … Captured his first AJGA title at the 2014 Junior All-Star at Hot Springs Village … Picked up eight Top 10s in AJGA majors and invitationals, including best finishes of a tie for second place at the Junior All-Star Invitational sponsored by NIKEGOLF in 2014; fifth place at the FootJoy Invitational, tie for seventh place at the CB&I Boys Championship and tie for eighth place at the Rolex Tournament of Champions in 2015; tie for ninth place at the Polo Golf Junior Classic in 2016 and tie for eighth place at The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf in 2017 … Placed fifth individually and helped Team USA win the Evian Masters Juniors Cup in 2014 … Twice represented the East team at the AJGA’s Wyndham Cup in 2015 and 2017 … Tied for third place for his career-best finish at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley in 2017 after also cracking the Top 10 in a tie for seventh in 2015 … Twice advanced from local qualifying for the U.S. Open Championship, including advancing as a medalist in 2015.

PERSONAL
Full name is Garrett Thomas Barber … Born on Feb. 9, 2000 … Parents are Steve and Terri Barber … Has a twin sister, Claire … An honor student during his prep career at The Pine School where he maintained a 3.75 high school grade-point average … Plans to major in sports administration at LSU.

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