Profile created at 11 Nov 2011 06:32pm by user EXEGOLF.
Born September 11, 1969
Comes from Cordoba, Argentina
PGA Tour, European Tour
Turned pro in
Caddied at Cordoba, home club of friend Eduardo Romero, until turning professional at age 20. Romero, who lived two blocks away from his young protege, encouraged him to take up game at age 15...Two young sons are excellent golfers already. Oldest son, Federico, caddied for him in the final round of the Cordoba Open in Argentina. Started final round eight shots back, shot 60 and won by one stroke...Says he would be a soccer player if not a golfer...Nicknamed "El Pato" (The Duck).
Augusta, Georgia – Golfing young gun Rory McIlroy from Northern Ireland stood poised to shoot down his first major championship after shooting a Saturday 70 and taking a four-shot lead into the final round of the 2011...