The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Luis Carbonetti

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Cordoba, Argentina
  • Residence: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Birthdate: April 22, 1953
  • Age: 52
  • Turned Pro: 1984
Player Notes

Did not turn professional until he was 31 years old. Will join his elder brother on the European Seniors Tour in 2004, Horacio having finished 16th on the Order of Merit in 2003, thanks largely to his win in the Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open...Hero is Severiano Ballesteros...Enjoys watching James Bond movies...Favorite golf course is Olivos GC in Argentina...Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan...Graduated from college with a law degree in 1982... Played on the European Tour from 1986 to 1991. Earned fully-exempt status on the 2003 Champions Tour after T5 at the National Qualifying Tournament in the fall. Played steady golf for 72 holes at World Woods GC and finished at 9-under 279, tied with David Eger, Dave Barr and Mark Pfeil...Advanced to the finals by virtue of a T6 performance (1-under 287) at the Champions Tour regional qualifier at Metrowest CC in Orlando, FL.

Career Victories

European Seniors Tour
3 - 2004 Digicel Jamaica Classic, Bovis Lend Lease European Senior Masters, 2005 Tobago Plantations Seniors Classic.

Other
1985 Cordoba Open, Tucuman Open. 1986 Cordoba Open. 1990 Las Rocas Open. 1993 Rosario Open. 2000 Tucuman Open.

Career Summary

2003 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered -15; top 10 finishes -0; stroke average 73.04 (ranked 78th); money $43,045 (ranked 105th); Best finish, T-38th Farmers Charity Classic.

2004 PGA Seniors European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; top ten finishes - 10; money euro?176,008.59 (ranked 8th); Winner Digicel Jamaica Classic, Bovis Lend Lease European Senior Masters.

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