Bridgestone Americas Golf Cup teams are confirmed
Thirty teams from 19 countries will take part in the second edition of the Bridgestone Americas Golf Cup presented by Value to be played Oct. 22-25 at the CC Mexico City. It will feature Matt Kuchar, the No.16-ranked player in the Official World Golf Ranking.
October 08, 2015
By Media Team, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica
- Matt Kuchar will play alongside Justin Hueber (Tyler Lecka/PGA TOUR)
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida - The 30 teams that will compete in the second edition of the Bridgestone Americas Golf Cup were announced this morning.
Matt Kuchar, No.16 in the Official World Golf Ranking, will play alongside Justin Hueber, the best American on the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica Order of Merit (6th) and winner of the Abierto Mexicano de Golf, in what will be one of the favorite teams to follow but not the only that will attract attention.
Locals Carlos Ortiz (PGA TOUR) and Rodolfo Cazaubón (leader of Los Cinco) will be part of a group of Mexican players involved in the four-ball format.
Another Mexican player that stood out in 2015 will be playing. Esteban Toledo, a winner on the Champions Tour this year, will play with Jose de Jesus Rodriguez, twice a winner on PGA TOUR Latinoamérica.
Paraguayan Fabrizio Zanotti is another Latin American who plays solid golf around the world and will also be heading to this second edition. Zanotti will be accompanied by Marco Ruiz.
Sebastian Vazquez, one of the two Mexicans that are in Los Cinco (4°), has chosen Juan Pablo Solis as his partner this week.
Twelve players who have won titles during the four years of PGA TOUR Latinoamérica will be at Club de Campo Ciudad de México. Among those, Colombian Manny Villegas (played with Oscar Alvarez) and Marcelo Rozo (with Manuel Merizalde), graduated in 2013 and 2014, respectively.
Tiger Woods would be teaming with Matt Kuchar, but he will not compete due to recent back surgery. However, he confirmed his presence at the opening ceremony and press conference at the start of the tournament.
The Bridgestone Americas Golf Cup will have 30 teams representing the following countries: Mexico (5) United States (3), Colombia (3) Argentina (2), Australia (2), Canada (2), Germany, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador, Scotland, Spain, Guatemala, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Sweden, Venezuela
Here are the 30 teams:
Matt Kuchar-Justin Hueber (USA)
Armando Favela – Santiago Gavino (Mexico)
Carlos Ortiz- Rodolfo Cazaubón (Mexico)
Brady Watt – Jake Younan Wise (Australia)
Roberto Díaz – Yoshio Yamamoto (Mexico)
Maxi Godoy – Gato Zarlenga (Argentina)
Esteban Toledo – Jose de J.Rodríguez (Mexico)
José Toledo – Pablo Acuña (Guatemala)
Fabrizio Zanotti – Marco Ruiz (Paraguay)
Leandro Marelli – Augusto Núñez (Argentina)
Taylor Pendrith – Albin Choi (Canada)
Marcelo Rozo – Manuel Merizalde (Colombia)
Manuel Villegas – Oscar Álvarez (Colombia)
Willy Pumarol – Ernesto Vitienes (Dominican Rep.)
Sebastián Vázquez- Juan Pablo Solís (Mexico)
Jaime Clavijo – Jesús Amaya (Colombia)
Wil Bateman – Matt Hill (Canada)
Linus Gillgren- Mathias Gronberg (Sweden)
Rafael Campos – Edward Figueroa (Puerto Rico)
Cristian Espinoza – Guillermo Pereira (Chile)
Kent Bulle – Keith Mitchell (USA)
Daniel Stapff – Rafael Becker (Brazil)
Felipe Velásquez- Alfredo Adrián (Venezuela)
James Ross – Jimmy Gunn (Scotland)
Adam Schenk – Nate Lashley (USA)
Omar Tejeira – Michael Méndez (Panama)
Mitch Krywulcyz – Ryan McCarthy (Australia)
Constantin Schweirz – Stephan Jaeger (Germany)
Samuel Del Val – David Borda (Spain)
Fernando Figueroa – Herbert Day (El Salvador)