Alvaro Ortiz Finally Achieves His Dream

Jan 21th 2019

The Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC) will arrive in Mayakoba, Mexico with high expectations

One of the premier amateur championships in Latin America will be conducted for the first time in “Tierra Azteca” to celebrate its sixth edition, after the successful events held in Argentina, the Dominican Republic (twice), Panama and Chile. The LAAC will be held at Mayakoba’s El Camaleón on the Riviera Maya, January 16-19, 2020. The…

Wrap-up: Casa de Campo Provides Indelible Tapestry for Fifth LAAC

Latin America Amateur Championship: Round 4 in Photos

Alvaro Ortiz Ends Long Wait to Claim The 2019 Latin America Amateur Championship

Mexico’s Alvaro Ortiz clinched the Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC) in style today after a keenly contested duel with Luis Gagne of Costa Rica at the renowned Teeth of the Dog course at Casa de Campo. The two-time runner-up and one-time joint third-place finisher finally secured his dream victory with a 14-under-par total of 274,…

Pace of Play Much Improved Under New Rules at Casa de Campo

Mexico, Mayakoba, Step Up

Ortiz Takes His Last, Best Shot at LAAC Glory

By Ron Driscoll, USGA Exactly three years ago this week, on Saturday evening after the third round of the second Latin America Amateur Championship, Alvaro Ortiz consulted the tee times for Sunday’s final round on Casa de Campo’s Teeth of the Dog, and his heart sank. Ortiz saw that his listed score was incorrect, and…

Chilean Golf Builds on Its Success

After Crowded Moving Day, Ortiz Leads by One

2019 Latin America Amateur Championship: Round 3 in Photos

Mexico’s Ortiz Takes Back Familiar Position, Leads Once Again at Latin America Amateur Championship with 18 Holes to Play

Gagne of Costa Rica Seeks Second Major Championship Start