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Luis Garza
Luis Garza

Luis Garza

Junior | 6-2 | Leon, Mexico/Montverde Academy (FL)

As a Sophomore (2017-18)
Played in 14 events as a sophomore, posting a stroke average of 72.67 over 41 rounds … finished T-5th, to notch a top 5 finish at the Sea Best Invitational with nine birdies and 41 pars … was the teams low-man for 3 tournaments and 7 rounds … posted his first collegiate victory at the Southern Intercollegiate with rounds of 68-73 – 141 (-3) … carded 2 eagles, 133 birdies, and 449 pars to end his sophomore season … had 10 rounds under par and recorded 34 counting scores.

As a Freshman (2016-17)
» SEC All-Freshman Team (Coaches)
» SEC Freshman of the Week (March 15)

Finished his freshman year with a 72.1 stroke average to rank second on the team … earned SEC All-Freshman team honors from the league head coaches … finished the season with 18 rounds under par, the second-most in school history behind Sebastian Cappelen’s 19 during his senior year … had at least one round under par in his first 13 collegiate tournaments … posted a counting score in 29 of 36 rounds and led the team with nine top-20 finishes … had his best finish at the Gopher Individual, carding a runner-up finish at 3-under par … went on a stretch of six consecutive tournaments with top-20 finishes, including two of those inside the top five … Recorded a season-best 5-under 65 in the final round of the SEC Championship with five birdies and no bogeys … earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors after finishing T-8th at the Southern Intercollegiate … finished second on the team with 125 birdies.

High School
Attended Montverde Academy (FL) … won the 2015 South Beach International Amateur after breaking the course record with a 10-under 61 in the final round at Miami Beach Golf Club … tied for 6th overall at the 2015 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup as Mexico’s top finisher, closing with a six-under 65 … finished second in the International Spirit Cup … posted eight career AJGA top 10 finishes, including five in the top five … won the 2014 AJGA Junior hosted by Ocala thanks to a final round 67 … finished runner-up at the 2014 AJGA Wells Fargo Junior Classic and 2013 TaylorMade-Adidas Golf Junior All-Star … named the Golfweek Player of the Week after winning the 2013 Golfweek Junior Invitational by three shots … a member of the Mexican national team.

Born Nov. 24, 1997 … son of Ricardo Garza and Bety Morfin … Has two siblings, Alexia and Juan Pablo … majoring in business.

Garza’s Career by the Numbers
Tournaments/Team: 14/13
Rounds/Team: 39/36
Team Low-Man: 4 of 13 Events | 13 of 36 Rounds
Counting Score: 29 of 36 Rounds
Wins: 0
Top 5s: 3
Top 10s: 5
Top 15s: 6
Top 20s: 9
Tournaments Under-Par: 6
Under-Par Rounds: 18
Even-Par Rounds: 2
Eagles: 4
Birdies: 125
Pars: 427
Low Round: 65 (-5) in the final round of the SEC Championship (April 22, 2017)
Low 18: 68 (-4) at the Quail Valley Collegiate (Oct. 24-25, 2016)
Low 18 vs. Par: 68 (-4) at the Quail Valley Collegiate (Oct. 24-25, 2016)
Low 54: 212 (-4) at the Quail Valley Collegiate (Oct. 24-25, 2016)
Low 54 vs. Par: 212 (-4) at the Quail Valley Collegiate (Oct. 24-25, 2016)

Garza’s Career Numbers

YearEventsRdsStrokesAvg.Top 10/20U-ParParWins/R-Up