22-year-old amateur golfer Mateo Fernandez (Argentina) secured the right to participate in the Masters and Open Open by winning the 2023 Latin American Amateur Championship (LAAC).
On the 16th (Korean time), on the final day of the tournament held at Puerto Rico Grand Reserve Golf Club, Fernandez shot 5 under par 67 in the 4th round to record a final total of 23 under par 265, beating Luis Carrera (19 under par 269) by 4 strokes. won The 23 under par 265 strokes is a new record that broke the record for the lowest score (273 strokes) in 72 holes of this tournament recorded by Joaquin Nieman (Chile) in 2018.
Fernandez, who celebrated his 22nd birthday on this day, is from Argentina and won the championship for the second time after Abel Gallegos in 2020.
With the win, he received the right to participate in the Masters, the first major tournament of the men’s golf season to be held in April this year, the US Open qualifying exemption to be held at the Los Angeles Country Club in June, and the Open Open to be held in July. 먹튀검증
After winning the championship, Fernandez said, “I think my life has changed.” “I look forward to a wonderful year. I want to make good use of the three opportunities given by this win.”
Held for the ninth time this year, this tournament is an amateur golf tournament held jointly by the Augusta National Golf Club, which hosts the Masters, The Open, and the US Open, and the R&A and the United States Golf Association (USGA).