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VELASCO Alvaro

Alvaro VELASCO

ESP

Biography

ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
AttachmentClub de Golf de Barcelona
Date of Birth:15/05/1981
Place of BirthBarcelona, Spain
Height & Weight5ft 11in 11st 7lbs (178cm 73kg)
FamilyWife: Marta (m. 2009)
InterestsFootball, skiing, paddle
Web Sitewww.alvarovelasco.com
Turned Pro2005 (plus 4)
Qualifying School(2004), (05), (06), 09, 11, (12), (13)

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Biography

Won the 2010 Challenge Tour Rankings, largely thanks to victory in the lucrative Kazakhstan Open which earned him €64,000. That was his second victory of the season following his triumph at the Fred Olsen Challenge de España, where he was the first Spanish winner in 11 years after a final round 65. Playing his third season on The European Tour in 2011, having also played in 2008 and 2009 after graduating from the 2007 Challenge Tour Rankings in 17th place. Although he failed to keep his card in 2009, the year holds special memories as he married his long term girlfriend, Marta.

Career RecordMore

Challenge Tour Wins2
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR439
Challenge Tour Ranking23
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 76,786 (2011)

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Amateur Youths, Seniors 2000-05

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  • R&A
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