Open main menu

Mathew Charles Goggin (born 13 June 1974) is an Australian professional golfer.

Mathew Goggin
Personal information
Full nameMathew Charles Goggin
Born (1974-06-13) 13 June 1974 (age 45)
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Nationality Australia
SpouseFelicity Goggin
Children2
Career
Turned professional1995
Current tour(s)PGA Tour of Australasia
Web.com Tour
Former tour(s)European Tour
PGA Tour
Professional wins9
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour of Australasia1
Web.com Tour5
Challenge Tour2
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 2009
PGA ChampionshipCUT: 2008, 2009
U.S. OpenT21: 2013
The Open ChampionshipT5: 2009

Contents

Amateur careerEdit

As an amateur, he won the 1995 Australian Amateur, played at Huntingdale Golf Club in Melbourne, Victoria, 2 & 1 over American Jamie Crow. He also won the 1995 Tasmanian Amateur, played at Seabrook Golf Club in Wynyard, Tasmania, over fellow Tasmanian Peter Toogood.[citation needed]

Professional careerEdit

Goggin is currently a member of the Nationwide Tour. He was previously a member of the PGA Tour from 2000 to 2003, and regained his card in 2006. He was a member of the Nationwide Tour in 1999, 2004 and 2005. His best PGA Tour year-end money list finish was in 2008 when he finished in 40th. Before playing in the States, he played in Europe. He was a member of the Challenge Tour in 1996 and played on the Challenge Tour and the European Tour in 1997. He was also a member of the European Tour in 1998. He also played on the PGA Tour of Australasia.

Goggin was on the PGA Tour until 2010, when he lost his Tour card after finishing 159th. He went back to the Nationwide Tour for 2011. He won the first tournament of the season, the Panama Claro Championship.

FamilyEdit

Mathew is divorced from his former wife Felicity who he has two children with. His mother is Australian golfer, Lindy Goggin[1][2]. His father, Charlie Goggin, now largely retired, had a career as a leading Tasmanian horse trainer.[3][4] Matthew's sister, Luella Meaburn, has worked with her father as a horse trainer. Mathew's uncles on his father's side, Bill Goggin and Matt Goggin are former Australian rules football players who both played for the Geelong Football Club.

Amateur wins (2)Edit

Professional wins (9)Edit

Web.com Tour wins (5)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 27 Jun 1999 Nike Lehigh Valley Open −18 (67-65-66-72=270) 2 strokes   Matt Gogel
2 8 Aug 1999 Nike Omaha Classic −24 (66-67-66-65=264) 4 strokes   Casey Martin
3 27 Feb 2011 Panama Claro Championship −11 (68-66-67-68=269) 2 strokes   Alistair Presnell,   Darron Stiles
4 19 Jun 2011 Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open −18 (66-65-66-69=266) 1 stroke   Kyle Thompson
5 1 Feb 2015 Panama Claro Championship −11 (67-65-70-67=269) 4 strokes   Harold Varner III

Challenge Tour wins (2)Edit

PGA Tour of Australasia wins (1)Edit

Other wins (1)Edit

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Masters Tournament CUT
U.S. Open CUT T36 CUT T21
The Open Championship T46 CUT CUT T5 CUT
PGA Championship CUT CUT
  Top 10
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lindy Goggin profile Archived 7 January 2014 at the Wayback Machine, sportandrecreation.tas.gov.au; accessed 4 May 2014.
  2. ^ Goggin one of the greats, insidegolf.com.au, published 27 May 2016; accessed 27 May 2019
  3. ^ back at the track, tasracingcorporate.com.au, published 17 October 2017; accessed 27 May 2019
  4. ^ Dragon and Charlie Goggin on verge of major comeback victory, examiner.com.au, published 8 February 2018; accessed 27 May 2019

External linksEdit