Andres Romero Personal Notes
No relation to his famous countryman, Champions Tour player Eduardo.
Took up golf at age 8 after being bedridden and on a strict diet with a kidney disease. Caddied at The Jockey Club outside Tucuman, Argentina, site of the World Cup in 1962 and 1970, before playing. Turned pro at age 16.
Coached by his uncle, Miguel Romero.
Nickname is Pigu.
Was forced to give up his favorite hobby, mountain biking, when he turned professional because it was deemed too dangerous.
Had fellow Argentine and Manchester City soccer star Carolos Tevez caddie for him during the final round of the 2012 Open Championship.