Joey Garber
Joey Garber

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Petoskey, Mich.

High School:
Petoskey

Swing:
Right


Freshman (2010-11) ... Division I PING All-Midwest Region ... Started all 14 tournaments, one of three Wolverines to do so ... Played in all five fall and all nine spring events ... Posted six top-20 finish, with four top-10 and two top-five ... Had a season-best medalist runner-up finish at the Ridges Intercollegiate (Oct. 15-17) ... Made collegiate debut and first career start at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate (Sept. 11-12), tying for 72nd ... Helped U-M to team title at the Windon Memorial Classic (Sept. 26-27) ... Helped U-M to a fifth-place finish at the Big Ten Match Play Championship (Feb. 11-12), finishing with a 3-0 record ... Helped U-M to a tie for sixth-place team finish at Big Ten Championships (April 29-May 1) ... Tied for 47th individually at 312 (75-77-83-77) ... Helped U-M earn bid to the NCAA Central Regional (May 19-21), its fourth straight regional appearance ... Helped U-M win first regional title in program history ... Tied for fourth individually at four-under 209 (71-68-70) ... Helped U-M advance to the NCAA Championships (May 31-June 2) for the second time in three years ... Tied for 56th at 225 (77-72-76) ... Helped U-M to a 10th-place team finish at NCAA Championships, missing the NCAA Match Play Finals by three strokes ... Ended first season averaging 74.08 strokes per round, which was the third best average for a freshman in U-M history ... Shot 35-of-39 rounds below 80, with 25 at-or-below 75 and three below 70 ... Shot 16 rounds of par-or-better ... Shot a career-best five-under 67 twice -- second round of the Ridges Intercollegiate and the second round of the Bridgestone Intercollegiate (Oct. 23-24) ... Averaged 220.09 per 54-hole event ... Posted three 54-hole events at-or-below par -- six-under 210 (72-67-71) at the Ridges Intercollegiate, six-under 210 (71-67-72) at the Bridgestone Intercollegiate and a four-under 209 (71-68-70) at the NCAA Central Regional ... Tallied a career-best 36-hole tournament total of 156 (85-71) at the Illini Spring Classic (April 16-17) ... Tallied a career-best 54-hole tournament total of four-under 209 (71-68-70) at the NCAA Central Regional ... Tallied a career-best 72-hole tournament total of 312 (75-77-83-77) at the Big Ten Championships.

Prep ... Petoskey High School (2010) ... Ranked No. 1 by National Junior Golf Scoreboard (NJGS) and Golfweek Junior rankings for State of Michigan ... Ranked No. 5 by NJGS and No. 7 by Golfweek for Class of 2010 ... Ranked No. 15 by NJGS and No. 26 by Golfweek Overall Junior Rankings ... High School Career: Two-time Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association Mr. Golf (2009 & 2010) ... Two-time Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association Super Team (2009 & 2010) ... Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association Division 2 All-State (2006), only freshman selected ... 2010 Michigan Division 2 State Finals medalist ... playing as individual won by four shots with a 142 (74-68) ... 2006 Michigan Division 2 State Finals runner-up ... playing as individual closed with a 142 (76-66), finishing behind U-M golfer Matt Thompson ... Led Petoskey to a 14th-place team finish at the 2009 Michigan Division 2 State Finals while closing tied for sixth individually with a 152 (78-74) ... During final two seasons won 27-of-31 tournaments and holds the Petoskey High School single round record with a 66 in the second round of the 2006 State Finals ... Junior Career: 2010 Michigan Amateur Champion, third youngest player to win state amateur title ... 2010 Michigan Junior Amateur Champion, first player in history to win both state amateur titles in same year ... Became just the state's second player to have won both the Michigan Amateur and the Michigan Junior Amateur ... 2009 Michigan Amateur match play quarterfinalist ... Invited to play in the 2010 Western Amateur ... Two-time Golf Association of Michigan Junior Player of the Year (2008 & 2009) ... Three-time stroke play medalist (2008, '09, '10) ... 2009 AJGA All-American Honorable Mention ... Medalist at the 2010 AJGA Coca-Cola Junior Championship and Co-medalist at the 2009 U.S. Amateur qualifier at the Boyne Highlands C.C., in Boyne, Mich. ... Medalist at the 2009 AJGA Randy Wise Junior Championship ... Made the cut at the 2007 Michigan Open -- at age 15 becoming the youngest player in history to make the cut in the state's most prestigious golf tournament.

Personal ... Given Name Joseph Neale Garber ... Son of Trish and Jack Garber ... Born August 29, 1991 in Traverse City, Mich. ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major

What's In Garber's Bag? ... Driver: Ping i15 ... Woods: Ping i15 ... Irons: Ping i15 ... Wedges: Ping Tour-W ... Putter: Ping Redwood Anser ... Ball: Titleist Pro V1x ... Glove: FootJoy StaSof ... Favorite Club: Driver ... Favorite Course: Southern Hills Country Club (Tulsa, Okla.) ... Best Career Round: 64 (-8), Petoskey Bay View Country Club (Petoskey, Mich.) ... Superstitions/Rituals: None.

Year Events Starts Rounds Strokes Average Top 18 Top 36 Top 54 Top 72 Match Play Top 5 Top 10 Top 20 Par or Under

2010-11

14

14

39

2889

74.08

67

156

209

312

3-0-0

2

4

6

16

Career

14

14

39

2889

74.08

67

156

209

312

3-0-0

2

4

6

16