BIO

    Victor Wiggins was born on January 14, 1995 in Gastonia NC.  He grew up in Gastonia and started to learn to play golf by his dad when he was three years old. Golf wasn't the only sport he played, he played baseball untill he was 12 years old then told his dad that he wanted to just focus on golf so he can become a professional golfer. 

   During his junior golf career he was a 2010 and 2012 US Junior Amateur participant, making it to round of 32 in 2012. In 2013 he was a US Amateur participant. He finished tied for fourth at the 2013 North Carolina Amateur. He was a 2011 and 2012 PGA Junior Championship participant, finishing in the top ten in 2011. He shot the course record of 61 at the Clemson University Walker Course in a PGA Junior series event where he went on to win that event. He was the 2009 Optimist International Junior Championship runner-up and won the Donald Ross Junior Championship.  He was a three-time Press Thorton Future Masters Age Group Champion (2010-12). He also was a two-time First Team All State and Five-time NJGT Player of the Year.

   He began his college career at Auburn University in Auburn, AL. He played as an individual in three tournaments at Auburn. He began his collegiate career with a consistent outing of 223 (74-74-75) at the Carpet Capital Collegiate in September, February he carded a three-round tournament total of 220 (72-76-72) to finish tied for second at the USA Individual in Mobile, Alabama. His final tournament of his freshman year was the Auburn Tigers Invitational, he shot a three round total of 219 (77-69-73) and finished tied for 17th. 

   During the summer of his sophomore year he finished seventh at the 2014 North Carolina Amateur recording rounds of (67-70-71-67).  He finished in the top 20 in the 2014 Carolinas Amateur recording rounds of (74-71-74-71).  He also added another top 20 finish at 2014 Cardinal Amateur with rounds of (71-70-73).  He finished off the 2014 summer at the Oglethorpe Invitational finishing fourth with the rounds of (70-63-69), breaking the course record with an 8 under par round. Out of his 14 rounds of golf during the summer he played 11 of those 14 rounds under par.

   After transferring from Auburn to UNCC, Victor started his Charlotte career off with a bang winning the season-opening Gopher Invitational in Minnesota. After setting his best round in college golf at the time with a 68, he followed that up with a 69 and 71 to top the 75-man field. He nearly pulled off a second individual win, which ended in a tie for second place at the rain-shortened Davidson Invitational where he recorded a total score of 141 (70-73). He added another top-five finish at the Irish Creek Collegiate where he recorded a total score of 211 (68-69-74). Victor lead the Charlotte Forty-Niners into the NCAA Championships with an individual T-4th finish at the 2015 NCAA Chapel Hill Regional. The regional finish of tied for fourth ties the school's all-time best finish in regional play. He played in all 14 tournaments and a total of 40 rounds in 2014-15. He carded a team-best half-dozen rounds in the 60’s and also lead the team with a 72.68 stroke average. 

   During his junior year summer he was a 2015 US Amateur Participant. He finished ninth at the 2015 Carolinas Amateur with rounds of (68-64-72-71), which includes tying the course record with an 8 under par in the second round. He also finished third at the 2015 Cardinal Amateur with rounds of (69-73-69).

   His final year at UNC-Charlotte he shot the team best round of the year with a 67 in the second round of the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate in October. He shot five rounds of sub-70 in the fall with at-least one round under 70 in each tournament. He began his season opening up with a 69 at Gopher Invitational. He carded a final round 68 at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate before shooting a one-under total of 214 (69-67-79). He played in all 11 tournaments and 33 rounds during his final year at UNC-Charlotte.

   During Victor's collegiate career he was named Ping all-region team, two time All-Conference USA, UNCC Team MVP, Conference USA Golfer of the Week and Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.