Garrett Barber Season 2023-24
2022-23 SEC Community Service Team
2021-22 All-Louisiana Player of the Year, First Team
2021-22 PING Southeast All-Region Team
2020-21 All-SEC Second Team
2020-21 All-Louisiana Player of the Year, First Team
2021 CoSIDA All-District At-Large Team
SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll Honoree (2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
2019-20 PING Southeast All-Region Team
2019-20 All-Louisiana Player of the Year, First Team
2018-19 All-Louisiana Second Team
2018-19 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll
GRADUATE SEASON (2022-23)
Second highest on the team with a 71.39 stroke average… Barber started for the Tigers in 11 events… Highest finish came at the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate where he shot a -9 (207) to finish T3… The season high finish included a season low round of 65 in round one, followed by two rounds of 71… Barber finished top ten once again at the Mossy Oak Collegiate with a -10 (206) to finish at T6… Totaled 18 rounds at even par or lower… Moved into T13 for most top ten finishes at LSU with 13… Currently 3rd place in LSU career stroke average with 71.61 in 142 rounds…
SENIOR SEASON (2021-22)
Participated in all 11 events, 33 rounds during the course of his first senior season … Averaged a team best 71.15 with four top five finishes on the season … Earned top player honors in Louisiana for the third straight season … Best finish was second in the Louisiana Classic at -12 204 (68-69-67) … Over two weekend stretch between the San Diego Classic (3/7-8) and the Louisiana Classic (3/14-15) posted a combined 20-under par over the six rounds in the two events … Finished solo fifth in San Diego at 8-under 208 (68-68-72) … Two other times finished T5 at Turning Stone (9/5-6) -5 211 (low round of 66) and at Gators Invitational (2/12-13) (low round of 64) … 22 rounds of par or under, 59 in four years … seven top-five finishes at LSU … Lowest stroke average in his career this season, third straight year he has averaged 71.45 or under … 109 career rounds, 71.83 career scoring average … 64 twice during the year (-6) was low round … 13 rounds in the 60s … Third lowest career stroke average in LSU history, entering the 2022-23 season … Second lowest single season average … In the summer, qualified for the U. S. Amateur.
JUNIOR SEASON (2020-21)
Played all 10 tournaments for LSU this season … averaged 71.45 strokes per round to lead LSU for the second straight year … the 71.45 average was the seventh lowest in LSU single season history … played his way to top-10 finishes at the Vanderbilt Legends Intercollegiate (203/-10/7th) and Tiger Invitational (210/-6/T8th) … placed 12th at the SEC Championship with a 3-over 213 … made a team high 95 birdies on the season … also led the squad with 333 pars … low round of the season was a 6-under 65 in round one of the Vanderbilt Legends Intercollegiate that featured seven birdies … 15 of his 29 rounds were even par or better … 28 of his 29 rounds officially submitted counted towards LSU’s team score.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019-20)
Led LSU with a career best 71.43 stroke average in 21 rounds played … the 71.43 scoring average ranks No. 6 on LSU’s all-time single season list … led LSU with 84 birdies on the season … shot LSU school record single round total of 9-under 63 during round two of the David Toms Intercollegiate … placed third at the David Toms Intercollegiate with a three-round tally of 15-under 201 (69-63-69) … finished tied for fourth at the Inverness Intercollegiate with a 1-over 214 that featured rounds of 73-72-69 … had string of four consecutive rounds of under par play from the final round of Inverness Intercollegiate to final round of David Toms Intercollegiate … finished tied for 60th at Tavistock Collegiate and 62nd at Maui Jim Intercollegiate … tied for 14th at the Southwestern Invitational with a 1-over 217 … earned a 21st place showing at The Prestige with a 1-under 212 … closed out season with tie for 22nd at Cabo Collegiate (even par 213) … 19 of his 21 rounds counted towards LSU’s team score … 12 of his 21 rounds on the season were even par or better.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2018-19)
Ranked sixth on the team with a 73.42 stroke average … registered 85 birdies on the season … had two top-10 showings on the year … took third place at the David Toms Intercollegiate after posting rounds of 70, 73, and 68 for a score of 211 (-5) … finished in a tie for ninth place at the Shoal Creek Invitational with a 1-over par 217 that featured rounds of 69, 76, and 72 … low round of the season was a 5-under 66 at the Valspar Collegiate that included a career-high eight birdies … 10 of his 26 rounds were even par or better … placed tied for 14th at ‘The Prestige’ with a 2-over 215 (68-76-71) to help LSU claim the team title … his score counted towards LSU’s team score in 17 of 23 rounds … played in the RSM Classic on the PGA Tour and was the only amateur in the field and finished 76th with a score of 2-under par 280 … played two rounds for LSU at the NCAA Championships and scored a 9-over 153 in those two rounds.
PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top recruits in the United States to sign a National Letter of Intent in the Class of 2018 … Ranked as high as the No. 4 recruit in his class and No. 6 junior golfer among all high school classifications in the Rolex Junior Golf Rankings at the time he signed with LSU … Also ranked No. 6 in the Class of 2018 and No. 8 overall by Golfweek and No. 7 among high school seniors and No. 8 overall by the National Junior Golf Scoreboard on National Signing Day in November 2017 … One of the top amateur golfers worldwide with a ranking of No. 212 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking as of National Signing Day … Honored as a First-Team Rolex Junior All-American for his performance during the 2017 season … Also earned Honorable Mention All-American honors in 2014 and 2015 … Competed at the highest levels of amateur golf … Advanced to the Round of 32 of match play at the 2017 U.S. Amateur Championship held at famous Riviera Country Club … Tied for eighth place among more than 300 competitors in stroke-play qualifying at the 117th U.S. Amateur with a score of 2-under par … 2017 season was also highlighted by posted a perfect 3-0 record in match play to lead the United States to the win at the inaugural Junior Presidents Cup co-sponsored by the American Junior Golf Association and PGA TOUR … Clinched the winning point for Team USA at the 2017 Junior Presidents Cup to run his match-play record to 12-5 in AJGA events … Carried that momentum in to the 2017 fall season as he was crowned the Florida High School Athletic Association Class 1A State Champion with a winning score of 10-under par 134 at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-In-The-Hills, Florida … Clinched the state title with a round of 7-under 65 in the final round … Also captured the regional crown in 2017 after tying for fifth place at the FHSAA 1A State Championships and earning the title of TCPalm Boys Golfer of the Year in 2016 … Enjoyed a stellar 2016 season in which he also won medalist honors at the Jones Cup Junior Invitational at Sea Island Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Georgia, and tied for fifth place individually at the Junior Open Championship hosted by The R&A at Kilmarnock Golf Club in Barassie, Scotland … Has earned nine top-10 finishes as a member of the American Junior Golf Association during his junior golf career … Captured his first AJGA title at the 2014 Junior All-Star at Hot Springs Village … Picked up eight Top 10s in AJGA majors and invitationals, including best finishes of a tie for second place at the Junior All-Star Invitational sponsored by NIKEGOLF in 2014; fifth place at the FootJoy Invitational, tie for seventh place at the CB&I Boys Championship and tie for eighth place at the Rolex Tournament of Champions in 2015; tie for ninth place at the Polo Golf Junior Classic in 2016 and tie for eighth place at The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf in 2017 … Placed fifth individually and helped Team USA win the Evian Masters Juniors Cup in 2014 … Twice represented the East team at the AJGA’s Wyndham Cup in 2015 and 2017 … Tied for third place for his career-best finish at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley in 2017 after also cracking the Top 10 in a tie for seventh in 2015 … Twice advanced from local qualifying for the U.S. Open Championship, including advancing as a medalist in 2015.
Full name is Garrett Thomas Barber … Born on Feb. 9, 2000 … Parents are Steve and Terri Barber … Has a twin sister, Claire … An honor student during his prep career at The Pine School where he maintained a 3.75 high school grade-point average … Plans to major in sports administration at LSU.