10 Things You Didn't Know About Harris English

Take a look at these 10 facts on American professional golfer Harris English.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Harris English
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Harris English

1. English was born in Valdosta, Georgia on the 23rd of July 1989. Valdosta is a city in the south of Georgia, just north-east from Tallahassee.

2. He quickly showed his talent for the game of golf. From 2003 to 2007 he attended Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee where he would lead the golf team to four state titles. He also won one individual state title in high school.

3. Harris English attended the University of Georgia. Whilst there he played on the same team as fellow PGA Tour players Russell Henley, Brian Harman and Patrick Reed.

4. At the University of Georgia he studied Consumer Economics and graduated in 2011. That was the same year he turned professional and he remains a huge fanatic of the Georgia Bulldogs football team.

5. Growing up his favorite players were Davis Love III and Fred Couples.

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6. English has had four PGA Tour victories. They came back in 2013 and 2014 at the FedEx St. Jude Classic and OHL Classic at Mayakoba, and then at the Sentry Tournament of Champions and Travelers Championship in 2021.

7. Three things on his bucket list are skydiving, flying in an F16 and driving a NASCAR vehicle. He also likes to hunt and he told PGATour.com that one of his best experiences outside of golf was shooting an 11-point buck. He also likes to watch the tv show 'Jeopardy.'

8. He has earned over $26 million from his golf career so far.

9. He currently resides in Sea Island, Georgia with his wife Helen Marie. Some other golfers who we believe live in the area are J.T. Poston, Keith Mitchell and Patton Kizzire.

10. English uses a 1989 quarter to mark his ball when playing golf to represent the year he was born.

For more information on the American, see English's what's in the bag setup or learn about his caddie Eric Larson.

Sam Tremlett
Senior Staff Writer

A golfer for most of his life, Sam is a Senior Staff Writer for Golf Monthly. 

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last six years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

He combines this knowledge with a passion for helping golfers get the best gear for them, and as such Sam manages a team of writers that look to deliver the most accurate and informative reviews and buying advice. This is so the reader can find exactly what they are looking for.

Sam now spends most of his time testing and looking after golf gear content for the website, whilst he is also responsible for all content related to golf apparel. 

He also oversees all Tour player content as well so if you need to know what clubs Tiger or Rory has in play, Sam is the person to ask. 

Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a handicap of five. 

Sam's What's In The Bag: 

Driver: Titleist TS3 (9 degrees) 

Fairway Wood: Callaway Paradym (15 degrees), Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (19 degrees) 

Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 54˚, 58˚ 

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5 

Ball: Srixon Z-Star Diamond

Shoes: G/FORE Gallivanter/Nike Air Zoom Infinity NEXT%/Cuater The Ringer/adidas Tour 360 22