Who's who: Ignacio Garrido

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Who's who: Ignacio Garrido

  • Name:

    Ignacio Garrido
  • Country:

    Spain
  • Born:

    March 27, 1972 in Madrid, Spain.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Madrid, Spain
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1993

Roll of Honour

Ryder Cup player (1997). European Tour wins (2).

Did you know?

Ignacio Garrido was born into a famous Spanish golfing family. His father Antonio Garrido was a five-time European Tour winner, and Ryder Cup player in 1979. His uncle German Garrido (Antonio's younger brother) was also a professional golfer, and two-time winner of the Madrid Open.

Top tournaments won by Ignacio Garrido

2003
Europe
270 (-18)
€583,330
Volvo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Garrido, Ignacio

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

€583,330

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the Volvo PGA Championship (May 22-25). Garrido (Esp) beat Trevor Immelman (RSA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].

1997
Europe
271 (-13)
£116,660
Volvo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Garrido, Ignacio

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

£116,660

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the Volvo German Open. Second-placed Russell Claydon (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Garrido (Esp). [Schloss Nippenburg, Schwieberdingen, nr Stuttgart].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Garrido, Ignacio

Score

279 (-13)

Prize money

US$93,000

Title sponsor

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Played as the Hassan II Trophy (Nov 7-10; unofficial limited-field event). Second-placed Wayne Westner (RSA) and defending champion Nick Price (Zim) finished 2 shots behind Garrido (Esp). [Red course, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Rabat, Morocco].

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