ResidenceMadrid, Spain
AttachmentSomosaguas GC
Date of Birth:02/02/1944
Place of BirthMadrid, Spain
Height & Weight5ft 9in 12st 4lbs (173cm 78kg)
FamilyWife: Alicia (m.1972); Children: Ignacio (1972), Alicia (1974), Daniel (1985)
InterestsTennis, gardening
Turned Pro1961
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  • Antonio Garrido


Twice a winner on the European Senior Tour, and prior to turning 50 won five times on The European Tour. In 1979, shared with compatriot Seve Ballesteros the distinction of being the first Continental golfers to be selected for The Ryder Cup. Also teamed up with Ballesteros to win the 1977 World Cup in the Philippines. Claimed the Spanish Seniors three years in succession from 1995-1997, and is a five time winner of the Spanish PGA Championship. His eldest son, Ignacio, winner of the 2003 PGA Championship, is a successful European Tour player and made The Ryder Cup Team in 1997, making the pair only the second father and son combination to play in The Ryder Cup after Percy and Peter Alliss. His brother, German, is also a senior professional.

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European Tour Wins5
Senior Tour Wins2
Wins this season0
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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 42,142 (1987)


Professional Ryder Cup 1979 World Cup 1977 (winners), 78, 79 Hennessy Cognac Cup 1976, 78, 80, 82, 84 Europcar Cup 1988 Double Diamond 1976 Seniors Praia D'el Rey European Cup 1997(winners) 99

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