Joaquin Niemann wins Latin America Amateur with a closing round of 63

Former No. 1-ranked amateur 19-year-old Joaquin Niemann finishes 6th in his PGA Tour debut at the 2018 Valero Texas Open

Joaquín has the winning formular:
He is 100% determined and with his calm & balanced personality he delivers to the finishing line

Joaquin Niemann

BIO
Born 7th November 1998 in Santiago de Chile, Chile
Residence: Santiago de Chile

Highlights on the professional golf tour:

PGA Tour
2018 Valero Texas Open 6th
2018 A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier T5
2018 the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide T6
2018 Fort Worth Invitational T8


PGA Tour
(as Amateur)
2017 US Open, USA. MC
2017 Greenbrier Classic T29
2018 Masters Tournament participant

PGA LATAM (as Amateur)
2017 Aberto do Brasil, T9
2016 VISA Open Argentina, Argentina, T21
2016 Dev. Series, Chile Open, Chile, #3

Chile PGA (as Amateur)
2017 Abierto de Granadilla - Win
2017 Abierto Los Lirios - Win
2017 Abierto Las Brisas de Chicureo - Win

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Amateur Highlights

Has held the No. 1 ranking in the WAGR since May 2017 and never gave it away until he turned pro.

Joaquín made an impressive debut on the PGA Tour:
In his very first tournament on the PGA Tour, the 2017 Greenbrier Classic, he shot a remarkable 64 on the final round to finish Top-30 after rounds of 68 – 68 – 75!


Won the 2017 Mark H. McCormack Medal

Junior & Amateur Victories
2018 Latin America Am. Championship
2017 Abierto Las Araucarias
2017 Mexican Int. Amateur Championship, Mexico
2017 Sage Valley Junior Invitational, USA
2017 Sergio Garcia Foundation Jr. Championship, USA
2017 TaylorMade Adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook, USA
2016 IMG Academies Junior Word Championship, USA
2016 Sergio Garcia Foundation Jr. Championship, USA
2016 Junior Chilean Open, Chile
2016 Toyota Junior World Championship, Japan
2016 South American Junior Championship, Venezuela
2015 IMG Academies Junior World Championship, USA
2015 Canadian International Junior Challenge, Canada
2015 Chilean Junior Open, Chile
Other Amateur Accomplishments
2017 Latin America Am. Championship, Runner up
2016 AJGA Rolex Junior All American First Team
2016 Latin America Am. Championship, Runner up
2016 US Amateur Champs., USA, Round of 16
2016 US Junior Amateur Champs., USA, Round of 32
2015 Brasil Amateur Championship, Brasil, Runner up