2017 Latin America Amateur Championship: Final Round Recap

Jan 15th 2017

Tuesday January 13th.

New Dates Announced for 2018 Latin America Amateur Championship

The Founding Partners of the Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC) today announced new dates for the fourth LAAC at Prince of Wales Country Club in Santiago, Chile, which will now be held January 20-23, 2018. The change came after the Vatican released plans for a scheduled visit by Pope Francis to Chile on January 15-18….

Panama City, Panama: Miguel Ordonez' followers pictured at the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship at the Club de Golf de Panama during Round Four on January 15th . (Photo by Enrique Berardi/LAAC)

Notes: Panama’s Ordonez Makes Home Rooters Proud

Panama City, Panama:Tomas Gana of Chile Prize Ceremony and Trophies pictured at the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship at the Club de Golf de Panama during Round Four on January 15th . (Photo by Enrique Berardi/LAAC)

Gana, of Chile, Birdies Second Playoff Hole to Earn Dramatic LAAC Win

Panama City, Panama:pictured at the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship at the Club de Golf de Panama during Round Four on January 15th . (Photo by Enrique Berardi/LAAC)

2017 Latin America Amateur Championship: Final Round

Panama City, Panama: Pictured at the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship at the Club de Golf de Panama during Round Three on January 14th . (Photo by Enrique Berardi/LAAC)

Notes: Chile, Venezuela Among LAAC Stalwarts

Panama City, Panama:Alvaro Ortiz of Mexico pictured at the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship at the Club de Golf de Panama during Round Three on January 14th . (Photo by Enrique Berardi/LAAC)

Consistency Keeps Ortiz in Contention

Panama City, Panama: Pictured at the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship at the Club de Golf de Panama during Round Three on January 14th . (Photo by Enrique Berardi/LAAC)

2017 Latin America Amateur Championship: Round 3

Panama City, Panama: Pictured at the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship at the Club de Golf de Panama during Round Three on January 14th . (Photo by Enrique Berardi/LAAC)

2017 Latin America Amateur Championship: Round 3 Recap

Panama City, Panama: Alvaro Ortiz of Mexico pictured at the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship at the Club de Golf de Panama during Round Three on January 14th . (Photo by Enrique Berardi/LAAC)

Mexico’s Ortiz, Chile’s Gana Share 54-Hole Lead at LAAC

Panama City, Panama:Alejandro Villavicencio of Guatemala pictured at the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship at the Club de Golf de Panama during Round Three on January 14th . (Photo by Enrique Berardi/LAAC)

Amateur Career More than Satisfying for Villavicencio

Panama City, Panama: Pictured at the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship at the Club de Golf de Panama during Round Three on January 14th . (Photo by Enrique Berardi/LAAC)

Ortiz, 48, in Customary Role of Wily Veteran

Panama City, Panama:Alvaro E. Ortiz of Costa Rica pictured at the 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship at the Club de Golf de Panama during Round two on January 13th . (Photo by Enrique Berardi/LAAC)

Costa Rica’s Ortiz, 48, Leads LAAC After 36 Holes