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Mathew Goggin

  • Birthplace: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Residence: Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • Age: 34
  • Turned Pro: 1995
  • Eligibility Code: 8

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Player Notes

In rookie 1999 Buy.com Tour season, recorded victories at Lehigh Valley Open and Omaha Classic. Held the 36- and 54-hole lead at the Lehigh Valley Open. Fired a final-round 72 to earn his first U.S. victory, beating Matt Gogel by two shots. Shared the 54-hole lead with Bob Heintz at the Omaha Classic at 17-under par. Posted a final-round 65 to win by four strokes over Casey Martin. His four-stroke win was the second biggest, while 24-under-par 264 total was the second-lowest in the history of the Buy.com Tour, bettered by only Chris Smith's 26-under score at the same event in 1997. . .Participated in the Ganter Cup following the Utah Classic. Lost his individual match to Fred Couples. . .Birdied the final hole of regulation to force a playoff with Brad King at the 1998 Australasian Tour Championship. Birdied the first playoff hole to win, vaulting him from 10th to fourth on the final ANZ Order of Merit. . .Finished second at the 1998 Australian Masters. . .Played the European Tour in 1998 and T2 at the Peugeot Open de France. . .Won the 1997 San Paolo Vita Open and the 1996 Dutch Challenge on the European Challenge Tour. . .Medalist at the 1995 Western and Canadian Amateur. . .Winner of the 1995 Australasian Amateur. In 2002 earned first Top-10 finish of the season with a T8 at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. . .Leader of Buick Invitational following first-round 64 before finishing T22. His mother, Lindy, is a three-time Australian Amateur Champion. . .Plays the guitar.

Career Victories

European Challenge Tour Victories
1996 Dutch Open. Other Victories: 1998 Australasian Tour Championship

Nationwide Tour
2 - 1999 Nike Lehigh Valley Open, Nike Omaha Classic

PGA Tour
0

Career Summary

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20 / rounds played - 64 / cuts made - 12; Top-10 finishes -1 / best finish - T-8th at the AT&T Pebble Beach / earnings: $391,852; (ranked 142nd).

2002 Stats
scoring average - 71.19 / (102nd); driving distance - 296.1 / (3rd); driving accuracy - 62.3% / (175th); GIR - 65.5% / (103rd); putting - 1.780 / (123rd); birdie average - 3.61 per rd / (100th) / total birdies - 231; sand saves - 40.6% / (188th); all-around rank - 915 / (127th).

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; rounds played - 86; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 0; money - $299,238; (ranked 157th); best finish - T20th at The International

2003 Stats
scoring average - 71.81 / (154th); driving distance - 299.8 / (10th); driving accuracy - 63.5% / (130th); GIR - 67.8% / (45th); putting - 1.823 / (187th); birdie average - 3.36 per rd / (152nd) / total birdies - 289; sand saves - 48.2% / (125th); all-around rank - 870 / (128th).

2004 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 70.17 (ranked 8th); money - $109,785 (ranked 24th); best finish -2nd Scholarship America Showdown.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Played in just one PGA Tour event in 2004, missed cut British Open.

2005 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 69.96 (ranked 4th); money - $260,090 (ranked 9th); best finish -T2nd, Envirocare Utah Classic & Mark Christopher Charity Classic.

2006 Notes
Posted career-high three Top-10 and 85th-place finish on the PGA Tour money list. . .Earned more in 2006 ($1,076,142), than he had in his last three seasons (2001-03) on Tour combined.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; rounds played - 70; in money - 11; Top-10 finishes - 3; money - $1,076,142; (ranked 85th); best finish - T2nd at the Cialis Western Open

2006 Stats
scoring average - 71.24 / (115th); driving distance - 296.0 / (45th); driving accuracy - 63.5% / (95th); GIR - 67.1% / (44th); putting - 1.824 / (187th); birdie average - 3.39 per rd / (132nd) / total birdies - 237; sand saves - 45.1% / (147th); all-around rank - 854 / (127th).

2007 Notes
Six Top-25 finishes.

2007 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; rounds played - 97; in money - 20; Top-10 Finishes - 1; money - $969,488 (ranked 103rd); best finish - T5th at the Turning Stone Resort Championship

2007 Stats
scoring average - 70.62 / (64th); driving distance - 298.7 / (26th); driving accuracy - 67.3% / (44th); GIR - 68.8% / (11th); putting - 1.814 / (170th); birdie average - 3.30 per rd / (122nd) / total birdies - 320; sand saves - 48.0% / (116th); all-around rank - 612 / (44th).

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