Bio

Official PGA TOUR HeadshotsMathew Charles Goggin was born on June 13, 1974 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. As an amateur, Goggin 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.

Goggin is currently a 2014 member of the Web.Com Tour. He was previously a member of the PGA TOUR from 2000 to 2003, 2006 to 2008, and 2012. He was a member of the Nationwide Tour in 1999, 2004, 2005, and 2011. Goggin earned his 2012 PGA TOUR Card by finishing 3rd on the 2011 Nationwide Tour Money List with 2 Victories. His best PGA Tour year-end money list finish was in 2008 when he finished 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 Australia.

Mathew’s uncle, Bill Goggin, is a former Australian rules football player and his mother, Lindy, is a three-time Australian Amateur champion.