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Hayden Garrett
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 160
Year: Junior
Hometown: Easley, SC
High School: Easley
Major: Financial Management
Experience: 2 Letters

 

Overview: Outstanding student-athlete who has straight 4.0 GPA for his career at Clemson...also only Tiger to finish first in a tournament last year...medalist honors at Charleston Shootout, then lost in a playoff...played in five of the 11 events in 2011-12 and had solid 74.80 stroke average...from Easley, the same area that sent Corbin Mills and teammate Parker Mills to Clemson...on pace to be a senior academically this academic year...grandson of former Furman football coach Jimmy Satterfield...named to the Clemson Academic honor roll each of his first two years.

Summer 2013: Played in four amateur events...had his best performance at the Greenwood Invitational May 18-19...finished second with a four under par 140 score after rounds of 71-69...the 69 was his low round of the summer...finished 51st at Rice Planters and 60th at Oglethorpe Amateur...also played in the Azalea Amateur...finished 25th at his US Amateur qualifier.

2012-13: Did not play in the fall and played just one tournament in the spring...but he was co-medalist in that event, the Charleston Shootout in Charleston, SC March 4-5...tied Easton Renwick of Coastal Carolina and John Duke Hudson of Charleston with the 216 figure...had 13 birdies for the 54 holes, second best in the field...finished with a 216 total to tie for first, then lost on third hole in a playoff...had rounds of 76-67-73 for the even par 216 total...his second round 67 was his low round of the year and of his career.

Summer 2012: Had active summer, he competed in the Monroe and Rice Planters national tournaments...finished 68th at Monroe, but had 68 in the third round...missed cut at the Rice Planters, but had a 68 in the final round there...10th at his South Carolina Amateur qualifier.

2011-12: Freshman who came on to play in the last two events of the fall, then in three more events in the spring... saw his score count in all six of his rounds in the fall and nine of 12 for the year...had a second round 70 at the Ridges in the Bank of Tennessee to highlight his fall...helped Clemson to seven-under-par score of 281 that day...tied for third among Clemson golfers at that tournament and finished in 30th place overall...had a 224 score for the 54 holes...bettered that at the US Collegiate where he shot 222 for the 54 holes, six over par...fourth among Tigers in that tournament...had 38 birdies for the year and had a 3.13 scoring average on par three holes, best on the team...had 73.0 scoring average in the final round, fourth on the team...had the best score of the day twice...finished his season off with a 70 at the Woodlands in April, tying for the best round of he day by a Clemson golfer and helping Tigers to an even par scoring day.

Prior to Clemson: Outstanding player at Easley High School in Easley, SC...ranked as high as third in the South Carolina Heritage Junior rankings during his career at Easley High...played for Dave Giffin at Easley High School...won the Upstate Junior Classic in 2010 and also had second-place finishes at the George Holliday, the SCJA Junior Championship and the CGA South Carolina Match Play Championship...finished sixth at the CGA Junior Championship...only player in 2010-2011 to make all of the following four events: the Carolinas-Virginias matches, the SC-GA Cup matches, the Can-Am matches and the North-South All-star match...led one of the best high school teams in the state, finished 2nd, third twice, and fourth as a team during the 2011 season...committed to Clemson as a sophomore in high school.

Personal: Born April 16, 1993...Garrett is the grandson of Jimmy Satterfield, who coached Furman to the Division I-AA National Football Championship in 1988...son of Todd and Sydney Garrett...majoring in financial management.

Garrett Personality Profile
Favorite Current Professional Golfer: Webb Simpson
Favorite Athlete outside of Golf: Tim Tebow
Favorite Clemson Golfer of All-time: Chris Patton
Favorite Course I have Played: Old Tabby Links
Favorite Course I would like to Play:  Augusta National
My Best Shot Ever: 110-yard wedge to five feet to win Upstate Junior Classic
My Best All-time Round: 64 at Smithfield Country Club in Easley, SC
The Best Part of my Game is: Driving
My Favorite Club: Sand Wedge
The Part of the Game I Must Improve is: Wedge play
I need to Improve on: My tee shots
The Biggest Influence on My Golf Career has been: My grandfather
If I had not gone to Clemson I would have gone to: Harvard or Stanford
My Dream Foursome Includes Myself and: Lucas Glover, Jonathan Byrd and Kyle Stanley

 

Garrett Tournament-by-Tournament, 2011-12
Date Tournament
1-2-3
Par
Tot
Fin
10/14-16 Bank of Tennessee
81-70-73
+8
224
30
10/23-25 US Collegiate
73-76-73
+6
222
41
3/16-18 Furman
78-76-74
+12
228
86
3/31-4/1 Augusta State
77-75-75
+11
227
73
4/9-10 The Woodlands
77-74-70
+5
221
50

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