Masterclass: Joaquin Niemann Augusta Bound after Dominant LAAC Victory

Jan 23rd 2018

Niemann Continues Chile’s Dominance in LAAC

By Ron Driscoll, USGA Joaquin Niemann showed why he is the No. 1 player in the World Amateur Golf Ranking by his attitude as he walked up the 18th fairway in Tuesday’s final round of the Latin America Amateur Championship. Sure, the native of Santiago was reveling in the cheers of his fellow Chileans once…

2018 Latin America Amateur Championship: Round 4 in Photos

Niemann Surges to LAAC Victory, Earns Masters Invitation

Meet Justin Hastings, Youngest Player in the Field

Day 3 Video Recap: Ortiz Leads the Way on Packed Leaderboard

2018 Latin America Amateur Championship: Round 3 in Photos

One Year On, Opportunity Knocks Again for Ortiz

By Ron Driscoll, USGA Alvaro Ortiz has been waiting a year for this day. What many would expect to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – to compete in the Masters Tournament, The Amateur Championship and the U.S. Amateur – had slipped past in 2017, when Ortiz, of Mexico, lost out on the second playoff hole of…

Mexico’s Ortiz in Pole Position With 18 Holes to Play at LAAC Four Tied for Second, Including the Defending Champion Gana and World No. 1 Niemann

Day 2 Video Recap: Lopez Rivarola Leads at Halfway Point

LAAC’s Influence Deepens Pool of Talent in Region

By Ron Driscoll, USGA The goal of the Masters Tournament, The R&A and the USGA in creating the Latin America Amateur Championship in late 2014 was to forge future growth in golf among the 29 countries in the region. Occasionally, that future happens quickly. When the second LAAC was contested at Casa de Campo Resort…

World No. 1 Niemann Roars Back into Contention at LAAC; Jaime Lopez Rivarola Claims Lead; Defending Champion Gana Shares Second

2018 Latin America Amateur Championship: Round 2