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Andres Romero (ARG)
Andres Romero
Argentina
May 08, 1981
Tacuman, Argentina
27
5-10
165
Yerba Buena, Argentina
1998
U.S. OPEN 2008 SCORES
POSITION: T36STATUS: +9HOLE: F
ROUND:1234TOTAL
SCORES:71737772293
U.S. OPEN HISTORY
2008 will be first Open appearance
11, 17
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PERSONAL NOTES

Owned a two-stroke lead after 70 holes of 2007 British Open at Carnoustie, only to see approach to 17th hole carom out of bounds, leading to a double-bogey 6. Bogeyed the 72nd hole to finish a stroke out of the playoff with Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia

No relation to countryman Eduardo Romero, now a member of the Champions Tour

Took up golf at age 8 after being bedridden and on a strict diet with a kidney disease

Caddied at The Jockey Club outside of Buenos Aires before taking up game

Turned pro at 16

Forced to give up his favorite hobby of monocycling (unicycle) when he turned pro because it was deemed to be too dangerous

Nickname is Pigu

Represented Argentina at World Cup in 2006 and '07

Won first PGA Tour event in 2008 at Zurich Classic of New Orleans

STATISTICS

PGA TOUR
DATETOURNAMENT NAMEPOSROUNDSTOTAL
SCORE
TO
PAR
OFFICIAL
MONEY
1 2 3 4 5
2/03/08FBR OpenCUT6978------147+5--
2/10/08AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-AmCUT737177----221+5--
2/17/08Northern Trust OpenCUT7374------147+5--
2/24/08World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play ChampionshipT17--------------$90,000
3/16/08Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCardT4868717371--283+3$15,099
3/23/08World Golf Championships-CA ChampionshipT3068727369--282-6$62,500
3/30/08Zurich Classic of New Orleans173696568--275-13$1,116,000
4/06/08Shell Houston OpenCUT7578------153+9--
4/13/08Masters TournamentT872727073--287-1$217,500
5/04/08Wachovia ChampionshipT4072717273--288E$22,428
5/11/08THE PLAYERS ChampionshipCUT7779------156+12--

Bold = scores par or better * = Unofficial Event
Events
Played
FinishFedExCup
1st2nd3rdTOP 10TOP 25Made CutCutWDMoneyPointsStanding
111----2365--$1,523,5285,87724th

European Tour Results

TournamentPosPrize MoneyR1R2R3R4TotalPar
HSBC Champions 57$15,117 69777678300+12
UBS Hong Kong Open137T7576151+11
BMW PGA Championship6T$197,736 72697367281-7

Current Tour Rankings
PositionNo. of EventsMoney Won
European Tour266$587,468

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CUMULATIVE STATISTICS

* Calculated on holes #9 and #15
   Andres Romero +9
    Andres Romero  Field Average
Fairways Hit
 53.57%
 57.93%
*Avg. Driving Distance
 303.88
 290.64
Sand Saves
Greens Hit
Putts Per Hole


CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP

 EAGLESBIRDIESPARSBOGEYSDOUBLE BOGEYSOTHERS
Round 1068220
Round 2048600
Round 3048411
Round 4139410
Total117331641
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