Tournament champion: Brandon Matthews
Posted rounds of 68-70-65-72 to win by one shot at 13-under 275.
Claimed this win, his first as a professional, at the age of 22 years, 7 months, 13 days.
Became the eighth youngest PGA TOUR Latinoamérica champion and the youngest U.S. player to win on Tour.
Becomes the 21st player from the U.S. to win on PGA TOUR Latinoamérica. Those players combine for 32 U.S. wins on Tour.
Turned pro in October of 2016 and was making just his second career starts on PGA TOUR Latinoamérica. He had earned exempt status for the first half of the Tour season with a T9 finish at the Mexico Q-School in January.
With season earnings for $36,225 dollars after a T9 finish at the Avianca Colombia Open ($4,725) and today’s win ($31,500) he moved past Mexico’s José de Jesús Rodríguez to become the new Order of Merit No. 1. Holds a lead of $4,725 over Rodríguez, who missed the cut this week after winning the season opening Avianca Colombia Open.
As a 2017 champion he has secured full exempt status for the remainder of the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica. He has also secured exempt status for the 2018 PGA TOUR Latinoamérica season.