Panama to host 2017 Latin America Amateur Championship

Jan 17th 2016

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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

January 17, 2016, was not any ordinary day for Paul Chaplet. That day, the teenager from Costa Rica won the second Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC) and added his name to the most prestigious trophy in amateur golf in the region. “I´m in shock, I can´t believe it …” he said that glorious Sunday on…

Club de Golf de Panama

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

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

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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

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

LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic – On Saturday, when Paul Chaplet, 16, of Costa Rica, briefly took the third-round lead in the Latin America Amateur Championship with an eagle on the 14th hole, he did not look at the leader board, and promptly triple-bogeyed the ensuing hole. On Sunday, as he came down the final stretch…

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.

Costa Rica: Small Country, Outsized Influence in Golf

Jerry Pate after winning the 1974 U.S. Amateur Championship at Ridgewood Country Club in Ridgewood, New Jersey.  (Copyright unknown/Courtesy USGA Archives)

Pate Remembers Milestone USA Win at Casa de Campo

Gaston Bertinotti of Argentina during the third round of the 2016 Latin America Amateur Championship at CASA DE CAMPO on Saturday January 16th, 2016. Enrique Berardi/LAAC.

Meet the Final-Round Leader: Gaston Bertinotti

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View of the 8th green during the third round of the 2016 Latin America Amateur Championship at CASA DE CAMPO on Saturday January 16th, 2016. Enrique Berardi/LAAC.

2016 Latin America Amateur Championship – Round 3

Gaston Bertinotti of Argentina during the third round of the 2016 Latin America Amateur Championship at CASA DE CAMPO on Saturday January 16th, 2016. Enrique Berardi/LAAC.

Bertinotti Surges on Moving Day, Leads by One