Joey Garber
blank Joey Garber
Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Petoskey, Mich.

High School:
Petoskey

Last College:
Michigan

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180

Birthdate:
08/29/1991

2013-2014 (Senior Season):

• Chosen as the team captain.

2012-2013 (Junior Season):

• Missed most of the year due to shoulder surgery, but got back in the lineup for the postseason.

• Finished 13th in the NCAA Tempe Regional to help the Bulldogs qualify for the NCAA Championships.

• Came in 38th at the NCAAs to pace the Bulldogs.

2011-2012 (Sophomore Season):

• Joined the Bulldogs in January and played in every spring event.

• Made his Georgia debut with a 19th-place showing in the Puerto Rico Shootout.

• Came in sixth in the Linger Longer Invitational and seventh in the USF Invitational for his top efforts of the year.

2010-2011 (Freshman Season):

• Named to the Division I PING All-Midwest Region Team playing for Michigan.

• Competed in all 14 tournaments for the Wolverines, posting six top-20 finishes, including four top 10s and two top 5s.

• Helped Michigan to the first NCAA regional title in the program's history.

• Tied for 56th and helped Michigan to a 10th-place team finish at NCAA Championships.

• Finished the season averaging 74.08 per round, the third-best average for a freshman in Michigan history.

Amateur/Junior Highlights:

• Came in 10th in the 2013 Dogwood Invitational.

• Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Amateur by capturing medalist honors at the qualifier.

• Came in sixth in the Dogwood Invitational and reached the quarterfinals of the Michigan Amateur in 2012.

• Placed eighth in the Michigan State Open and was a finalist in the Michigan Amateur in 2011.

• In 2010, won both the Michigan Amateur and the Michigan Junior Amateur titles, the first player ever to win both state amateur titles in the same year.

• Received AJGA All-America Honorable Mention honors in 2009.

• Named Golf Association of Michigan Junior Player of the Year in both 2008 and 2009.

• Made the cut at the 2007 Michigan Open as a 15-year-old, the youngest player in history to do so in the state's most prestigious golf tournament.

High School:

• Graduated from Petoskey High.

• Named to the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association Super Team in 2009 and 2010.

• Claimed medalist honors at the 2010 Michigan state finals.

• In his final two seasons, Petoskey won 27 of 31 tournaments.

• As a freshman, set a Petoskey single-round record with a 66 in the second round of the 2006 state finals.

Personal:

• Born Aug. 29, 1991.

• Son of Jack and Trish Garber.

• Majoring in Consumer Journalism.

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