Garrick  Porteous

Garrick Porteous

Morpeth, England

High School:
King Edward VI School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 182



CAREER SCORECARD (Through April 1, 2014)

Year Trns. Rds. Strokes Avg. Low High Par or Better T10 T25
2008-09 5 15 1,127 75.13 71 82 3 0 0
2009-10 8 24 1,773 73.88 66 79 7 0 3
2010-11 11 33 2,420 73.33 68 82 10 2 5
2011-12 11 32 2,312 72.25 66 79 12 5 8
Totals 35 104 7,632 73.38 66 82 32 7 16

Freshman (2008-09)
Carpet Capital Collegiate 76-72-70--218 20t
Wolf Pack Classic 73-73-72--218 26t
Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 82-74-71--227 46t
Administaff ASU 73-76-72--221 65t
NCAA Northeast Regional 74-73-80--227 30t
NCAA Championship 77-82-75--234 143t
Sophomore (2009-10)
Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 75-71-76--222 40t
John Hayt Collegiate 75-75-76--226 27t
Southern Highlands Collegiate 77-79-78--234 37t
Schenkel E-Z-Go 78-72-66--216 12t
Administaff ASU 71-74-75--220 55t
SEC Championship 70-72-74--216 22t
NCAA San Diego Regional 77-73-71--221 14t
NCAA Championship 73-70-75--218 51t
Junior (2010-11)
Carpet Capital Collegiate 72-75-80--227 43t
Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 76-76-69--221 30t
Isleworth Collegiate Invitational 76-77-76--229 37t
Battle at the Beach 69-75-71--215 17t
John Hayt Collegiate 74-76-73--223 28t
Gen. Hackler Championship 82-70-73--225 18t
Schenkel Invitational 72-73-74--219 26t
Insperity ASU Invitational 68-73-69--210 3t
SEC Championship 74-74-71--219 25t
NCAA Indiana Regional 71-68-70--209 4t
NCAA Championship 77-73-73--223 38t
Senior (2011-12)
Carpet Capital Collegiate 72-68-71--211 3t
Rod Myers Invitational 74-72-75--221 17t
Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 75-74-79--228 43t
Cabo Collegiate 74-72-71--217 18
San Diego Intercollegiate 73-73-69--215 2
John Hayt Collegiate 76-75-73--224 36t
Gen. Hackler Championship 76-76-78--230 49t
Collegiate Match Play Championship Won 0, Lost 4
Insperity ASU Invitational 73-68-66--207 6t
Yale Spring Opener 71-71--142 3
SEC Championship 69-72-68--209 7t
NCAA Stanford Regional 70-66-72--208 18t
Awards & Honors
  • 2014 Masters participant
  • 2014 Georgia Cup champion
  • 2013 British Amateur champion
  • 2013 Walker Cup participant for team Great Britain and Ireland
  • 2013 Scottish Stroke Play champion
  • 2012 Division I Ping All-Southeast Region
  • 2012 All-SEC (2nd team)
  • 2012 SEC Golf Community Service Team
  • 2011-12 Team Captain
Freshman (2008-09)
  • Earned NCAA Northeast Regional starting nod and responded with 30th-place showing. Scored for Vols in first two rounds (74-73) to help squad claim NCAA Championship Finals berth.
  • Highest individual finish was tie for 26th at Wolf Pack Classic.
  • Low round of 71 came on final day at Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate.
Sophomore (2009-10)
  • Closed Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational with collegiate-best 66 that led to 12th-place finish, which also was collegiate high.
  • Steady throughout, with no finish lower that 55th.
  • Stroke average of 73.88 was fourth on team; seven rounds of par or better was fifth.
  • Saved some of his best golf for postseason. Finished 22nd at SEC Championships and then claimed 14th at NCAA San Diego Regional, thanks to closing 71 that helped Vols advance.
Junior (2010-11)
  • Vols' best finisher at both NCAA Regional (fourth) and NCAA Championship (38th).
  • Placed fourth at NCAA Regional to help team rally from eight-stroke deficit in final round and qualify for third straight NCAA Championship.
  • Tied a season-low with a 68 in second round of regional.
  • Also shot a 68 in first round of Insperity August State Invitational, leading to then career-best, third-place finish.
  • Finished 38th at NCAA Championship after closing with consecutive 73s.
  • Second on the team in stroke average (73.33), rounds of par or better (10) and top-10 finishes (2).
  • Made his debut for England in the 2011 Home Internationals in Ireland during summer 2011 after string of consistent performances.
  • Narrowly missed out on a national title with a runner-up finish at the Tillman Trophy.
  • Recorded top-10s in major events such as the British Amateur qualifying and European Amateur Championship.
Senior (2011-12)
  • Named to Division I Ping All-Southeast Region squad by Golf Coaches Association of America, and also All-SEC second team.
  • Season scoring average of 72.25 ranked third among Tennessee golfers since 1994, behind only two seasons by David Skinns.
  • Ended his Tennessee career fifth on program's all-time scoring list (73.38) since 1994.
  • Also finished top-10 with 32 career rounds of par or better.
  • In addition to scoring average, led team in top-25 finishes with eight and had 31 of his 32 rounds count toward the team score.
  • Played his season's best golf down the stretch, with three consecutive top-10 finishes and then tie for 18th at NCAA Stanford Regional.
  • Shot 69-72-68--209 and tied for seventh at SEC Championship for his best career showing in that event.
  • Recorded five top-10s and seven for his career (all in 15-month span), including third-place showing at Yale Spring Opener.
  • Also tied for sixth one week earlier at Insperity Augusta State Invitational.
  • Final-round 66 at Augusta tied collegiate low.
  • Matched that result as part of his showing at NCAA Stanford Regional, with scores of 70-66-72--208.
  • Secured his best collegiate finish with a solo second-place effort at San Diego Intercollegiate.
  • Tied for third at season-opening Carpet Capital Collegiate.
  • Selected team captain prior to season.
  • Named to England Elite Squad and became England's No. 1-ranked amateur player.
Prior to Tennessee
  • Runner-up in the Fairhaven Trophy and third in the 2007 Carris Trophy.
  • Also competed in the quadrangular match in South Africa, where in 2007 his team finished second.
  • Represented England's 18 and under team in the 2007 World Teams Challenge in Niagara Falls, Canada, where the team finished second and he finished fifth individually.


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