Rafael Gómez

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Rafael Gómez
Personal information
Full nameRafael Gómez
Born (1967-12-27) 27 December 1967 (age 51)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height5 ft 10.5 in (1.79 m)
Nationality Argentina
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
SpouseSandra (m.1994)
ChildrenJuan (b. 1994), Tomas (b. 1998)
Career
Turned professional1990
Current tour(s)PGA Tour Latinoamérica
European Senior Tour
Former tour(s)European Tour
Nationwide Tour
Tour de las Americas
PGA Tour Canada
Professional wins28
Number of wins by tour
Challenge Tour2
Other26
Achievements and awards
Tour de las Americas
Order of Merit winner
2001/02, 2004

Rafael Gómez (born 27 December 1967) is an Argentine professional golfer.

Gómez was born in Buenos Aires. He turned professional in 1990. He played on the European Challenge Tour in 2003 and from 2005 to 2007 and the European Tour from 2005 to 2007. He played on the U.S.-based Nationwide Tour in 2004 and a few events on the PGA Tour. His best finish on the PGA Tour was 38th place in The International in 2002. His best finish on the European Tour was 22nd place in the KLM Open in 2006.

Gómez won the TPG Tour Order of Merit in 2007 and the Tour de las Americas Order of Merit in 2001/02 and 2004. He was second in Los Encinos Open in 2002, Mexican Open in 2006 and the Colombian Open in 2008. Gómez and Ángel Cabrera have the most tournament wins on the Tour de las Americas with eight victories.

Gómez won the 2018 European Senior Tour qualifying school and currently plays on that tour.

Professional wins[edit]

Challenge Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 28 Nov 2004
(2005 season)
Abierto Mexicano de Golf
(co-sanctioned with the Tour de las Américas)
−14 (67-70-68-65=270) 2 strokes Colombia Eduardo Herrera
2 15 May 2005 Tessali-Metaponto Open di Puglia e Basilicata −18 (71-67-66-63=267) 1 stroke Sweden Johan Edfors

Tour de las Americas wins (11)[edit]

Other Argentine wins (13)[edit]

Other wins (3)[edit]

See also[edit]

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