I was very proud to be the first Columbian to win on home soil on the Web.com Tour and now I am delighted to represent my country on the PGA Tour with a team behind me that helps me to focus on my game.
Birth Date – January 4, 1992
Birth Place – Bogota
ColumbiaResidence – Bogota, Columbia
Juan Sebastian Muñoz got his start in golf from his father at the age of 3.
Was proficient in volleyball and disc throwing before concentrating fully on golf.
Played college golf at the University of North Texas (2011-15) with fellow professionals Carlos Ortiz and Rodolfo Cazaubón.
Started his professional career halfway through the year 2015 with two wins and two other top-fours in his first four starts on the Colombian Tour.
His victories the Abierto de Buracamanga and the Abierto del CC de Medellin also counted towards the Developmental Series, a series of events that award status on PGA TOUR Latinoamérica
Won his first career title in Bucaramanga on July 12 by a margin of nine strokes at 270 (18-under). He was making just his third start as a pro
Made the cut in two of his four starts on PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, collecting a solo fifth place finish at the Volvo Colombian Classic in Bogota in September
Carded eight consecutive birdies, 10 through 17, to set a course record of 8-under 63 in the final round of the Copa Diners Club Mitad del Mundo (DevSeries Grand Final) at Arrayanes CC in Quito, Ecuador. His T7 finish at this event secured him exempt status for the first half of the 2016 season on PGA TOUR Latinoamérica.
Finished the Web.com Tour season with seven made cuts in 23 starts, including two top-10s, one being a victory.
Became the first Colombian player to win on the Web.com Tour when he claimed the Club Colombia Championship Presented by Claro in front of a hometown crowd after earning a sponsor's exemption. Jumped out front with a third-round 66 to take a one-stroke lead into the final round. Bogeyed two of the first seven holes to drop out of the lead, but fought his way back with three birdies and two bogeys to tie for the lead. Coming down the stretch, went bogey-par-birdie to close out the tournament. Arrived at the 72nd hole tied for the lead with Richy Werenski and Matt Atkins. Reached the par-5 finishing hole in two and successfully two-putted from 45 feet for the win.
Locked up his PGA TOUR card for the 2016-17 season with a 22nd-place finish on the 2016 Web.com Tour Regular Season money list.
- 2016 Club Colombia Championship Presented by Claro on Web.com
- 2015 Abierto de Buracamanga, Abierto de Club Campestre Medellín (Developmental Series)