2013 PGA Tour Latinoamérica

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2013 PGA Tour Latinoamérica
League PGA Tour Latinoamérica
Sport Golf
Duration March 14 – December 8
Order of Merit
Winner Ryan Blaum
PGA Tour Latinoamérica seasons

The 2013 PGA Tour Latinoamérica was the second season of PGA Tour Latinoamérica, having converted from the Tour de las Américas which ceased to operate in 2012. PGA Tour Latinoamérica is operated and run by the PGA Tour.

Schedule changes[edit]

The 2013 season was the first full season on the tour with the 2012 season having only operated for four months in 2012. The 2013 schedule was divided into two distinct swings, the first with events played from March through May, followed by the remainder of events in the October through December. The number of events increased from 11 in 2012 to 14 with, new events for the 2013 season were, Abierto Mexicano de Golf, Abierto del Centro and Abierto de Chile.

Schedule[edit]

The table below shows the 2013 schedule. "Date" is the ending date of each event. The tour added three events to the schedule for the 2013 season. The season is also split into two sections; seven events in the first half of the year (March to June), and seven events in the latter half (October to December). The tour also expanded by two countries, introducing tournaments in Uruguay and Chile. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on tour up to and including that event. OWGR is the number of Official World Golf Ranking points awarded for that tournament.[1] All tournaments have a purse of US$150,000.

Date Tournament Country Winner OWGR pts
Mar 17 Abierto Mexicano de Golf Mexico United States Ted Purdy (1) 6
Mar 24 TransAmerican Power Products CRV Open Mexico Colombia Manuel Villegas (1) 6
Apr 21 Abierto del Centro Argentina Argentina Ángel Cabrera (2) 8
Apr 28 Roberto De Vicenzo Invitational Copa NEC Uruguay Mexico José de Jesús Rodríguez (1) 6
May 5 Arturo Calle Colombian Open Colombia United States Timothy O'Neal (1) 6
May 19 Mundo Maya Open Mexico Argentina Jorge Fernández-Valdés (1) 6
Jun 1 Dominican Republic Open Dominican Republic United States Ryan Blaum (1) 6
Oct 13 Puerto Rico Classic Puerto Rico United States Ryan Sullivan (1) 6
Oct 20 Brazil Open Brazil United States Ryan Blaum (2) 6
Nov 3 Arturo Calle Colombian Classic Colombia Mexico José de Jesús Rodríguez (2) 6
Nov 10 Lexus Peru Open Peru Argentina Julián Etulain (1) 6
Nov 24 Abierto de Chile Chile United States Timothy O'Neal (2) 6
Dec 1 Personal Classic Argentina Argentina Fabián Gómez (1) 6
Dec 8 Visa Open de Argentina Argentina Colombia Marcelo Rozo (1) 8

Order of Merit[edit]

In 2013 as in 2012 the top 5 players on the tour, known as 'Los Cinco', earned status to play on the Web.com Tour for the 2014 season. In 2013 the top 5 finishes on the order of merit qualifying for the Web.com Tour were:[2]

Position Name Country Earnings (US$)
1 Ryan Blaum  United States 99,135
2 José de Jesús Rodríguez  Mexico 98,383
3 Timothy O'Neal  United States 90,015
4 Jorge Fernández-Valdés  Argentina 65,178
5 Manuel Villegas  Colombia 60,671

See also[edit]

2013 in golf

References[edit]

  1. ^ Each tournament is allocated a certain number of Official World Golf Ranking points for its champion, and points for lower finishes are based on a sliding scale.
  2. ^ "2013 order of merit". PGA Tour. October 10, 2014.