Welcome to PGA Tour Brunch’s coverage of the final pro golf tournament of the year 2020. Oh, what a year it’s been. Today’s edition comes nice and early in advance of the 7:10am ET tee off times in Mexico.
Nick Watney, Patrick Rodgers and Xinjun Zhang will tee-off on No. 1 at El Camaleon GC while Chris Kirk, Adam Hadwin and Kyoung-Hoon Lee head out on No. 10.
2020 Vivint Houston Open winner Carlos Ortiz entered this event as the third native of Mexico native to win on the tour. Frequent contender Abraham Ancer of Mexico seeks first Tour title in his 103rd start and sixth Mayakoba appearance.
2019 U.S. Amateur champion Andy Ogletree is making his first PGA Tour start as a professional golfer.
Rickie Fowler owns a scoring average of 67.00 (over 8 rounds) at El Camaleón GC. He finished 2nd in 2017 and T-16 in 2018.
Charles Howell III has made nine cuts in 11 consecutive appearances (2009-19) at Mayakoba Golf Classic. Howell III has three top-10s (T-4/2017, T-7/2016, T-6/2013). His last 19 rounds at this event are par or better.
Pat Perez has won the most career money at Mayakoba Golf Classic of any player, totaling $1,898,929 (US).
Past Champions at Mayakoba (link)
Mayakoba Classic’s November 2019 Results (link)
Last PGA Tour Event: RSM Classic Results: (link)
What They’re Saying
Tee Times, TV & Streaming Info (Golf Week/USA Today)
Amateur Turned Pro Andy Ogletree Starts for Real (Golf Week/USA Today)
Ortiz Hopes to Inspire Mexico’s Golfers After Win (PGA Tour com)
Expert Picks at Mayakoba (PGA Tour com)
Breaking News, #SportsBiz and the Golf Industry
Longtime PGA Tour Caddie John Wood to Join Golf Channel Coverage (USA Today)
Mexico’s Abraham Ancer’s Key to Success (Golf Channel com)
Draft Kings Tournament Preview
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