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GARRIDO Ignacio

Ignacio GARRIDO

ESP

Biography

ResidenceMadrid, Spain
Date of Birth:27/03/1972
Place of BirthMadrid, Spain
Height & Weight6ft 0in 12st 8lbs (180cm 80kg)
FamilyWife: Lorena (m. 2011)
InterestsTaekwondo, cinema, reading, tennis, paddle, all sports
Turned Pro1993 (plus 4)
Qualifying School2013

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Biography

Greatest moment of his golfing career arrived in May 2003, when he produced a superb performance to win the PGA Championship at Wentworth Club. Eldest son of Antonio Garrido, who played in the first Ryder Cup open to Continental European golfers, he won his first European Tour title in 1997 in the German Open. The same year he followed in his father’s footsteps, when he played in The Ryder Cup at Valderrama. In the process, the Garridos became the second father and son combination to have played in The Ryder Cup after Percy and Peter Alliss. In his amateur days, he won the English Amateur Open Stroke Play whilst on leave from National Service. Turned professional in 1993 with a handicap of plus four.

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Challenge Tour Wins1
European Tour Wins2
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR1291
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 583,330 (2003)

Teams

Professional Ryder Cup 1997 (winners) Alfred Dunhill Cup 1995, 96, 97 World Cup 1995, 96, 97, 03 Seve Trophy 2003 Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 1992 St Andrews Trophy 1992 Boys, Youths, Seniors 1990-93

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