Panama to host 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship

Jan 17th 2016

This post is also available in: Spanish

Alejandro Tosti (Argentina), Jorge Garcia (Venezuela), Alvaro Ortiz (Mexico) and Juan Alvarez (Uruguay)

Players to Watch at the 2017 LAAC

The Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC) was originally created to become the “Major” event for leading amateurs in the region. After just two editions, this championship, created by the Masters Tournament, The R&A and the United States Golf Association (USGA), has continues to inspire amateur golfers throughout Latin America by providing a top-tier platform in…

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Miguel Ordonez of Panama during the practice round for the 2015 Latin American Amateur Championship at Pilar Golf Club on Wednesday January 14th, 2015. Enrique Berardi/LAAC.

Panamanian Hopefuls Recognize the Opportunity at Hand

Jorge Garcia of Venezuela during 2016 Latin America Amateur Championship at CASA DE CAMPO. Enrique Berardi/LAAC.

Jorge Garcia – Venezuela’s emerging Golf Star

Panama City

Panama Steps into the Golfing Spotlight in Latin America

The growing economic power of this small Central American country is largely based on the famous Panama Canal. This engineering jewel – the perfect connection between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans – is a key driver of trade and business throughout the hemisphere. Panama enjoys sustained growth thanks to an increasing flow of maritime…

Curtis Luck, of Australia, wins the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship in South Korea

Curtis Luck wins the 2016 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship in South Korea

Paul Chaplet, Champion of the 2016  Latin America Amateur Championship at Casa de Campo.  Sunday January 17th, 2016. Enrique Berardi/LAAC.

Paul Chaplet´s Magical Year after His Victory at the LAAC

Club de Golf de Panama

The 2017 LAAC Will be a Part of the Rich History of the Club de Golf de Panama

The third edition of the Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC) will be conducted from January 12-15, 2017, at Panama City’s Club de Golf de Panama. The championship is a partnership between three leading golf organizations – the Masters Tournament, The R&A and the United States Golf Association (USGA). The Founding Partners have taken the LAAC…

Left: LAAC 2015 runner-up Alejandro Tosti and champion Matias Dominguez.
Right: LAAC 2016 champion Paul Chaplet and runner-up Jorge Garcia

The LAAC is the Flagship Tournament for Amateur Players

Paul Chaplet of Costa Rica with caddie and teammate Andres Russi during the final round of the 2016 Latin America Amateur Championship at CASA DE CAMPO on Sunday January 17th, 2016. Enrique Berardi/LAAC.

Chaplet Has Game Well Beyond His Years

Altos de Chavon Reception party during the 2016 Latin America Amateur Championship at CASA DE CAMPO  on Saturday January 16th, 2016. Enrique Berardi/LAAC.

Latin America Amateur Championship – Round 4

This post is also available in: Spanish

La Romana, Dominican Republic JANUARY 2016: Dominican Republic Golf Players during the practice round of the 2016 Latin America Amateur Championship at CASA DE CAMPO  on Tuesday January 12th, 2016. Enrique Berardi/LAAC.

Dominican Republic Team Excited to Show Skills, Country to the World

Paul Chaplet, Champion of the 2016  Latin America Amateur Championship at Casa de Campo.  Sunday January 17th, 2016. Enrique Berardi/LAAC.

Chaplet’s Strong Finish Seals One-Stroke Victory, Masters Invite