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  1. In the PGA Tour Localiq Series there have been very few Latin American players. Alejandro Tosti and Raúl Pereda was runners-up at Echelon. Camilo Aguado was 4th, Tommy Cocha was 6th and Leandro Marelli was 9th at Callaway Gardens.
  2. 2020-21 Korn Ferry Tour standings: 8: CHI Guillermo "Mito" Pereira (US$ 230 K) 20: MEX Roberto Díaz (US$ 150 K) 33: ARG Augusto Núñez (US$ 100 K) 35: MEX José de Jesús Rodríguez (US$ 110 K) 96: COL Camilo Villegas (US$ 45 K) 104: ARG Julián Etulain (US$ 48 K) 107: COL Nicolás Echavarría (US$ 29 K) 113: MEX Sebastián Vázquez (US$ 29 K)
  3. Ángel Cabrera has an international capture order, because of a domestic abuse case by Cecilia Torres Mana. https://www.golfchannel-la.com/cabrera-termina-63-en-big-cedar-lodge-y-ahora-enfrenta-orden-de-captura-internacional-angel-se-quiere-presentar-en-los-tribunales/
  4. Notable PGA Tour results post pandemic stoppage: MEX Abraham Ancer 2nd at the Heritage 11th at the Travelers Championship 14th at the Charles Schwab Challenge 15th at the WGC - FedEx St. Jude Invitational 33rd at the BMW Championship CHI Joaquín Niemann 3rd at the BMW Championship 5th at the Heritage COL Sebastián Muñoz 8th at the BMW Championship 18th at the Northern Trust MEX Carlos Ortiz 25th at the BMW Championship ARG Emiliano Grillo 3rd at the EM Open 9th at the Barracuda Championship VEN Jhonattan Vegas 17th at the Heritage 24th at the Travelers Championship ARG Fabián Gómez 3rd at the Barracuda Championship 30th at the Rocket Mortgage Classic
  5. Camilo Villegas' daughter died a month ago. A week ago he returned to the Korn Ferry Tour. He made the cut at both the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship and the KFT Tour Championship.
  6. Thread bump! Sebastián Muñoz, Joaquín Niemann and Abraham Ancer qualified to the Tour Championship. Carlos Ortiz finished 51st, Emiliano Grillo finished 93rd, Fabián Gómez finished 126th, and Jonattan Vegas finished 139th.
  7. Notable results in the 2019-20 season: 29: MEX Abraham Ancer * 2nd at the American Express * 4th at the WGC HSBC Champions * 6th at the Saudi International * 8th at the Mayakoba Golf Classic * 12th at the WGC MExico Championship 78: CHI Joaquín Niemann * 1st at the Greenbrier * 5th at the Tournament of Champions * 12th at the CJ Cup 94: COL Sebastián Muñoz * 1st at the Sanderson Farms * 3rd at thge RSM Classic * 7th at the Greenbrier * 14th at the WGC México Championship 129: MEX Carlos Ortiz * 2nd at the Mayakoba Golf Classic * 4th at the Houston Open * 4th at the Sanderson Farms Championship * 16th at the WGC México Championship 130: ARG Emiliano Grillo * 3rd at the Puerto Rico Open 163: VEN Jhonattan Vegas * 9th at the Puerto Rico Open * 16th at the CJ Cup * 17th at the Saudi International 270: ARG Fabián Gómez * 7th at the Bermuda Championship 277: CHI Guillermo "Mito" Pereira * 1st at the Bogotá Championship * 3rd at the Panamá Championship * 4th at the El Bosque México Championship 324: MEX Roberto Díaz * 2nd at the Panama Championship * 7th at the Bahamas Great Abaco Classic 328: PAR Fabrizio Zanotti * 12th at the Open de España 393: ARG Andrés Romero * 2nd at the European Masters
  8. Thread bump! Top 30 Latin American golfers in the world ranking: 29: MEX Abraham Ancer 78: CHI Joaquín Niemann 94: COL Sebastián Muñoz 129: MEX Carlos Ortiz 130: ARG Emiliano Grillo 163: VEN Jhonattan Vegas 270: ARG Fabián Gómez 277: CHI Guillermo "Mito" Pereira 324: MEX Roberto Díaz 328: PAR Fabrizio Zanotti 337: ARG Nelson Ledesma 345: BRA Adilson da Silva 348: ARG Augusto Núñez 378: ARG Miguel Ángel Carballo 393: ARG Andrés Romero 441: CHI Hugo León 533: BRA Alexandre Rocha 535: CHI Matías Calderón 559: PUR Rafael Campos 610: MEX José de Jesús Rodríguez 632: ARG Leandro Marelli 647: COL Nicolás Echavarría 663: ARG Andrés Gallegos 686: ARG Julián Etulain 712: COL Marcelo Rozo 743: ARG Alejandro Tosti 746: COL Ricardo Celia 832: MEX Álvaro Ortiz 853: ARG Emilio "Puma" Rodríguez 870: ARG Clodomiro Carranza
  9. Most people who try to become a professional in sports end up failing. Most as in more than 99%. Minor tours have purses based on entry fees. So a crazy idea is to find and gambler that puts money on you (say US$ 1000 per week), and they get a share of your prize money (say 75%). Last year, Augusto Núñez played 16 tournaments at the PGA Tour Latinoamérica (so a gambler would invest 16 k), and he won 150 k (so the gambler would get 110 k).
  10. There are 55 foreign players at the Players: British & Irish: Rory McIlroy, Tommy Fleetwood, Justin Rose, Shane Lowry, Tyrrell Hatton, Paul Casey, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Danny Willett, Matt Wallace, Graeme McDowell, Ian Poulter, Russell Knox, Martin Laird.Continental Europeans: Jon Rahm, Bernd Wiesberger, Henrik Stenson, Sergio García, Francesco Molinari, Victor Perez, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Viktor Hovland, Rory Sabbatini, Sepp Straka.Aus & NZ: Adam Scott, Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith, Jason Day, Danny Lee, Matt Jones, Aaron Baddeley.South Africans: Louis Oosthuizen, Erik van Rooyen, Christiaan Bezuidenhout, Branden Grace, Dylan Frittelli, Retief Goosen.Asians: Hideki Matsuyama, Sungjae Im, Byeong Hun An, Sunghoon Kang, Jazz Janewattananond, Siwoo Kim, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Kyounghoon Lee.Latin Americans: Abraham Ancer, Joaquín Niemann, Sebastián Muñoz, Emiliano Grillo, Carlos Ortiz, Jhonattan Vegas.Canadians: Adam Hadwin, Corey Conners, Nick Taylor, Mackenzie Hughes, Roger Sloan.
  11. Last fall, the PGA Tour had 11 weeks of tournaments (not counting the Presidents Cup). Justin Thomas, Adam Scott and DeChambeau played 4 PGA Tour events. Webb Simpson, Cantlay, Reed and Fleetwood played 3 PGA Tour events. Many other top players entered two, one or zero tournaments.
  12. "BTW the Kerry Packer comparison doesnt hold water to me because the argument for him starting out was always that cricket players could not make a good living playing cricket and thats what he aimed to change. No one would make that argument about the PGA Tour players. 25 years ago this would have been a serious problem for the PGA Tour etc. but now, given the financial landscape in top level golf, I don't see this coming to fruition. Very skeptical when ideas like this are leaked without anything concrete in place." Exactly. Kerry Packer could hire the best players because they were paid pennies and had little to lose. PGA Tour players are very well paid.
  13. "The PGA Tour opted for long-term deals that will run for nine years from 2022-2030" "CBS and NBC will produce the FedEx Cup Playoffs in alternating years." "NBC will carry the playoffs five times and CBS will carry them four times" NBC has the Olympics on even years. CBS airs the NCAA Final Four on odd years. So it seems to me that they will air the FedEx Cup Playoffs on those same years.
  14. Thread bump! Discovery bought Golf Channel Latin America. Discovery acquires Golf Channel Latin America - Golf Digest
  15. Women's Olympic qualification ranking: * 1 KOR Jin Young KO * 2 KOR Sung Hyun Park * 3 USA Nelly Korda * 4 USA Danielle Kang * 5 JPN Nasa Hataoka * 6 KOR Sei Young Kim * 7 CAN Brooke M. Henderson * 8 KOR Jeong Eun Lee6 * 9 AUS Minjee Lee * 10 USA Lexi Thompson * 11 THA Ariya Jutanugarn * 12 JPN Hinako Shibuno * 13 ESP Carlota Ciganda * 14 AUS Hannah Green * 15 CHN Shanshan Feng * 16 GBR Charley Hull * 17 GBR Bronte Law * 18 CHN Yu Liu * 19 THA Moriya Jutanugarn * 20 GER Caroline Masson * 21 NZL Lydia Ko * 22 ESP Azahara Munoz * 23 MEX Gaby Lopez * 24 FRA Celine Boutier * 25 DEN Nanna Koerstz Madsen * 26 DEN Nicole Broch Larsen * 27 TPE Teresa Lu * 28 SWE Anna Nordqvist * 29 NED Anne van Dam * 30 TPE Wei-Ling Hsu * 31 RSA Ashleigh Buhai * 32 CAN Alena Sharp * 33 SWE Madelene Sagstrom * 34 GER Esther Henseleit * 35 PUR Maria Fernanda Torres * 36 IND Aditi Ashok * 37 NOR Marianne Skarpnord * 38 COL Mariajo Uribe * 39 ECU Daniela Darquea * 40 HKG Tiffany Chan * 41 AUT Christine Wolf * 42 ITA Giulia Molinaro * 43 IRL Stephanie Meadow * 44 IRL Leona Maguire * 45 FRA Perrine Delacour * 46 PHI Yuka Saso * 47 BEL Manon De Roey * 48 RSA Lee-Anne Pace * 49 PHI Dottie Ardina * 50 FIN Ursula Wikstrom * 51 FIN Sanna Nuutinen * 52 MEX Maria Fassi * 53 PAR Julieta Granada * 54 NOR Tonje Daffinrud * 55 IND Diksha Dagar * 56 CZE Klara Spilkova * 57 ISR Laetitia Beck * 58 SLO Katja Pogacar * 59 MAS Kelly Tan * 60 SUI Albane Valenzuela Alternates: AUT Sarah Schober, ITA Lucrezia Rosso, NZL Munchin Keh, NED Dewi Weber, RUS Nina Pegova.
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