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Andres Romero

  • Birthplace: Tucuman, Argentina
  • Residence: Yerba Buena, Argentina
  • Age: 27
  • Turned Pro: 1998
  • Eligibility Code: 10

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Player Notes

One of the most exciting talents to emerge from Argentina in recent years, he took the world by storm in the summer of 2007 when, just seven days after coming agonizingly close to winning the greatest prize of all, The Open Championship at Carnoustie, he claimed an impressive victory in the Deutsche Bank Players' Championship of Europe. In two weeks he climbed from 114 to 29 in the World Rankings. No relation to his famous countryman, Eduardo. Took up the game at the age of eight and is coached by his uncle, Miguel Romero. Has won four times in Central and South America and once on the Challenge Tour in Europe at the Morson International Pro-Am Challenge. Was forced to give up his favorite hobby of motorcycling when he turned professional as it was thought to be too dangerous a pastime!

Career Victories

European Tour
1 - 2007 Deutsche Bank Players Championship, European Challenge Tour Win: 1 - 2005 Morson International Pro-Am Challenge. Other Victories: 2003 Cable and Wireless Masters Panama, Abierto de Medellin (Arg), 2005 Roberto de Vicenzo Classic (Arg)

PGA Tour
1 - 2008 Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Career Summary

2006 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 10; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 71.95 (ranked 119th); money - (Euro)694,363 or ?465,157 (ranked 35th); best finish -T2nd, Barclays Scottish Open.

2007 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 71.34 (ranked T47th); money - (Euro)1,741,707 or ?1,221,762 (ranked 7th); Winner, Deutsche Bank Players Championship of Europe.

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