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Mathew Charles Goggin (born 13 June 1974) is an Australian professional golfer.
|Full name||Mathew Charles Goggin|
|Born||13 June 1974|
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)|
|Current tour(s)||PGA Tour of Australasia|
|Former tour(s)||European Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|PGA Tour of Australasia||1|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||CUT: 2009|
|PGA Championship||CUT: 2008, 2009|
|U.S. Open||T21: 2013|
|The Open Championship||T5: 2009|
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.
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.
Mathew is divorced from his former wife Felicity who he has two children with. His mother is Australian golfer, Lindy Goggin. His father, Charlie Goggin, now largely retired, had a career as a leading Tasmanian horse trainer. 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
- 1995 Australian Amateur, Tasmanian Amateur
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
- 1994 Tasmanian Open (as an amateur)
Results in major championshipsEdit
|The Open Championship||T46||CUT||CUT||T5||CUT|
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
- Lindy Goggin profile Archived 7 January 2014 at the Wayback Machine, sportandrecreation.tas.gov.au; accessed 4 May 2014.
- Goggin one of the greats, insidegolf.com.au, published 27 May 2016; accessed 27 May 2019
- back at the track, tasracingcorporate.com.au, published 17 October 2017; accessed 27 May 2019
- Dragon and Charlie Goggin on verge of major comeback victory, examiner.com.au, published 8 February 2018; accessed 27 May 2019