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Diego Velasquez

Diego Velasquez

Biography

Diego Velasquez is a professional golfer from Bogota, Columbia and attended Oregon State University. Velasquez was a four year starter at OSU and set a single season scoring record in 2010 along with earning First Team All-American Honors. Diego’s impressive and consistent performances have helped earn him the #4 spot in GolfWeek Magazine’s 2010 collegiate individual rankings and a sponsor exemption on the 2011 Nationwide Tour. Diego will make his professional debut on the Nationwide Tour at the Panama Claro Championship where he will be playing a full line of Cobra clubs.

Personal Highlights

  • Height: 5' 7"
  • Weight: 145
  • Birthdate: November 22, 1987
  • Birthplace: Bogota, Colombia
  • Turned Pro: 2010
  • College: Oregon State

In the Bag

  • Driver: AMP 9.5, neutral
  • Fairway: AMP 3 wood, neutral
  • Hybrid: AMP 20, neutral
  • Irons: S3 Pro Combo Irons | Project X 6.0

Season Summary

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Career Highlights

Notable Amateur Victories

  • 2010: Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate
  • 2009: Western Intercollegiate
  • 2008: Giustina Memorial Classic

Notable Performances, Collegiate Senior Year 2009/10

  • 2010: 4th, The NCAA Championship (Course record 66 in final rnd.)
  • 2010: 13th, US Collegiate
  • 2010: 6th, The U.S. Intercollegiate
  • 2010: 4th, COLUMBIAN OPEN (competing as an amateur)
  • 2010: 2nd, St. Mary’s College
  • 2010: 3rd, The Mackenzie Invitational
  • 2010: 3rd, Battle at the Beach
  • 2009: 3rd, Giustina Memorial Classic

Notable Amateur Awards

  • 2010: Ranked 2nd in the country (Golfstat)
  • 2010: PING/Golweek First Team All--‐American
  • 2010: All--‐Nicklaus Team