Mathew Goggin

Mathew Goggin
Personal information
Full name Mathew Charles Goggin
Born (1974-06-13) 13 June 1974
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Nationality  Australia
Spouse Felicity Goggin
Children 2
Turned professional 1995
Current tour(s) PGA Tour of Australasia Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 9
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour of Australasia 1 Tour 5
Challenge Tour 2
Other 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 2009
U.S. Open T21: 2013
The Open Championship T5: 2009
PGA Championship CUT: 2008, 2009

Mathew Charles Goggin (born 13 June 1974) is an Australian professional golfer.

Amateur career

As an amateur, he won the 1995 Australian Amateur, played at Huntingdale Golf Club in Melbourne, Victoria, 2 & 1 over American Jamie Crow. He also won the 1995 Tasmanian Amateur, played at Seabrook Golf Club in Wynyard, Tasmania, over fellow Tasmanian Peter Toogood.

Professional career

Goggin is currently a member of the Nationwide Tour. He was previously a member of the PGA Tour from 2000 to 2003, and regained his card in 2006. He was a member of the Nationwide Tour in 1999, 2004 and 2005. His best PGA Tour year-end money list finish was in 2008 when he finished in 40th. Before playing in the States, he played in Europe. He was a member of the Challenge Tour in 1996 and played on the Challenge Tour and the European Tour in 1997. He was also a member of the European Tour in 1998. He also played on the PGA Tour of Australasia.

Goggin was on the PGA Tour until 2010, when he lost his Tour card after finishing 159th. He went back to the Nationwide Tour for 2011. He won the first tournament of the season, the Panama Claro Championship.


Mathew is divorced from his former wife Felicity who he has two children with. His mother is Australian golfer, Lindy Goggin.[1] His uncle, Bill Goggin, is a former Australian rules football player.

Amateur wins (2)

Professional wins (9) Tour wins (5)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of victoryRunner(s)-up
1 27 Jun 1999 Nike Lehigh Valley Open −18 (67-65-66-72=270) 2 strokes United States Matt Gogel
2 8 Aug 1999 Nike Omaha Classic −24 (66-67-66-65=264) 4 strokes United States Casey Martin
3 27 Feb 2011 Panama Claro Championship −11 (68-66-67-68=269) 2 strokes Australia Alistair Presnell, United States Darron Stiles
4 19 Jun 2011 Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open −18 (66-65-66-69=266) 1 stroke United States Kyle Thompson
5 1 Feb 2015 Panama Claro Championship −11 (67-65-70-67=269) 4 strokes United States Harold Varner III

Challenge Tour wins (2)

PGA Tour of Australasia wins (1)

Other wins (1)

Results in major championships

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT
The Open Championship T46 CUT DNP CUT DNP DNP T5
Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

See also


  1. Lindy Goggin profile,; accessed 4 May 2014.
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