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Height: 1.70 m / 5-7.
Weight: 68 kg / 148 lbs.
Turned PRO in 2012.
His birthplace is Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.
Currently residing in Cincinatti, Ohio, USA.
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BEST CAREER FINISH ON PGA TOUR LATINOAMÉRICA: 4th at the Arturo Calle Colombian Open (2012)
CAREER VICTORIES: (1) 2014 Bolivia Open Mitsuba
PGA TOUR Latinoamérica member in 2012-2014.
2014: Had two top-20 finishes in consecutive starts this season on PGA TOUR Latinoamérica. First, he finished T16 at the Mundo Maya Open in Merida, Mexico and then T17 at the 83rd Abierto OSDE del Centro in Cordoba, Argentina in April… Won the Developmental Series’ Bolivia Open Mitsuba by six-shots to claim his first career win as a professional in September. This happened to be the first international event for professionals ever organized in Bolivia. He finished at 4-under 206 after 54-holes of play at Las Palmas CC in Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
2013: Finished the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica season ranked No. 47 in the Order of Merit. Had one top-10 finish, four top 25-finishes and seven cuts made in 10 starts. Because of an injury he was dealing with, he only made three starts during the first half of the season. Came back in good shape for the second half and collected his best finishes on the last three events of the season: T9 at the 87th Abierto de Chile, T13 at the Personal Classic and T15 at the 108th VISA Open de Argentina.
2012: Made his debut as a professional during the inaugural season of PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, where he finishes No. 26 in the Order of Merit. Had two top-10 finishes, four top-25 finishes and five cuts made in nine starts. His best finish was fourth at the 65th Arturo Calle Colombian Open in Bogota, Colombia in September. Also finished sixth at the 107th VISA Open de Argentina, an event in which he carded a 65 on the final round for his lowest score of the season. Earned his PGA TOUR Latinoamérica card by finishing T13 at the Qualifying Tournament in Buenos Aires, Argentina in June.
AMATEUR CAREER: Graduated from Xavier University, where he recorded the lowest scoring average in school history… A member of the Bolivian National Team that won the 2007 Copa Los Andes, a historic achievement for golf in his country… Represented Bolivia four times at the World Amateur Team Championship.
PERSONAL: Single… Has two younger brothers, Andrés and Santiago… Graduated from Xavier with a degree in business entrepreneurship in 2012… Affiliated to Las Palmas CC in his native Santa Cruz de la Sierra… His hobbies include diving, business and travel… Mariano Bartolomé is his golf instructor… The course he has enjoyed the most is Punta Espada in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic… He would love to play at Pebble Beach… Never travels without his mobile phone… His favorite college team is Xavier Musketeers… His favorite professional team is Spain’s Barcelona FC… “Breaking Bad” is his favorite TV show… His favorite movie is “The Peaceful Warrior”… “The Talent Code” is his favorite book… Thai food is his favorite food… Rafa Nadal is his favorite athlete to watch… Madrid is his favorite city… The oldest club in his bag is a putter he has had for five years… Dream foursome would include Tiger Woods, Gary Player and Tom Watson.
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