University of Iowa Athletics

Garrett Tighe

Class Freshman
Hometown Algonquin, Ill.
High School Jacobs HS
Garrett Tighe - Men's Golf - University of Iowa Athletics

Spring 2022 — Competed in 18 rounds for Iowa on the season, along with a 3-1-0 performance at Big Ten Match Play that tied Mac McClear and Callum Macfie for the best individual Hawkeye record at the event… finished runner-up at the Hawkeye Invitational, shooting a career low 209 (-7) through 54 holes as well as firing off a career low 18-hole score of 65 (-7) in Round Two at the event… 74.2 stroke average ranked fourth on the team… finished third at US Open local qualifier at season’s end with a round of 70 (-2) at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course… competed in US Open final qualifier in Jupiter, Florida… letterwinner.

Fall 2021 — Competed at the Williams Cup, finishing with a 54-hole score of 230 (+14).

Spring 2021 — Played 11 rounds in the last four tournaments… posted an 18-hole stroke average of 77.6… three rounds at or below par, including a career-best 68 at the Hawkeye Invitational… tied for 10th place at the Big Ten Championships, helping Iowa finish runners-up… tied for 19th place at the Hawkeye Invitational, firing a career-best 54-hole score of 216 competing as an individual… letterwinner.

Spring 2020 — Did not compete… season canceled by Big Ten Conference and NCAA on March 12, due to concerns of coronavirus (COVID-19)… letterwinner.

Fall 2019 — Competed in two tournaments… made Hawkeye debut at Gopher Invitational… carded a personal-best 73 in the third round of the Gopher Invite… competed as an individual in the Golfweek Conference Challenge.

High School –Second ranked golfer in Illinois and 96th nationally in the class of 2019… two-time Northwest All-Area First Team, All-Region, and All-Conference selection… named the 2018 NW Herald Golfer of the Year… earned the first All-State Honors for a golfer at Jacobs High School… placed fifth at the Illinois 3A State Championship in 2018, shooting 72 (E)… led his team to the 2018 Sectionals after finishing first at Illinois Regionals as an individual with a score of 68 (-3)… recorded a second-place finish at the 2017 IJGA Medinah Country Shrine Invitational… finished first at the 2017 Illinois 3A Sectional Gurnee (Warren)… placed first at the 2017 AJGA Under Armour Canadian Championship in Ontario.

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low
2021-22 18 1,335 74.2 65
2020-21 11 854 77.64 68
2019-20 6 474 79.00 73
Career 35 2,663 76.09 65