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Full name  Andres Fabian Romero
Nationality  Argentina
College  None
Name  Andres Romero
Height  1.78 m
Former tours  PGA European Tour
European tour  1
Nickname  Pigu, A-Bomb
Residence  Yerba Buena, Argentina
Turned professional  1998
Role  Golfer
Weight  66 kg
PGA tour wins  1
Challenge tour  1
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Born  8 May 1981 (age 34) Tucuman, Argentina (1981-05-08)

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Andres Fabian Romero (born 8 May 1981) is an Argentine professional golfer who plays on both the PGA Tour and European Tour.


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Romero was born in Tucuman. He won his European Tour card by finishing 14th on the Challenge Tour rankings in 2005. His rookie season included a tied for second finish at the Scottish Open and a tied for eighth finish in The Open Championship. Romero finished placed 35th on the Order of Merit.

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In the 2007 Open Championship, Romero placed third, behind Sergio Garcia and Padraig Harrington, making ten birdies on the last day of play. He briefly led the field by two strokes, but made a double bogey on the 17th hole and a bogey on the 18th to miss a play-off by one shot. The following week he won his first European Tour event at the Deutsche Bank Players Championship of Europe. Romero finished the season in the top ten of the Order of Merit, in seventh position.

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In July 2007, Romero broke into the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time and he reached a new best of 29th after his Players Championship of Europe win. The next week a top-10 finish in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational took him into the top 25.

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In March 2008, Romero won for the first time on the PGA Tour at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, and moved to a career high of 21 in the rankings. In 2008 he overtook fellow Argentine Angel Cabrera to become the highest ranked South American golfer for a short period until he was surpassed by Camilo Villegas of Colombia. He was named the 2008 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year, having three top-10 finishes including his win in New Orleans.

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Romero finished runner-up at the 2012 Memorial Tournament, after shooting a final round 67 to get into contention. He finished two strokes behind Tiger Woods after Woods chipped in for birdie on the 16th hole to go clear of the field. Romero moved into the top 125 in the FedEx Cup standings and returned to the world's top 100 as a result. That year he was caddied at the final round of the Open Championship by footballer Carlos Tevez.

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Tour de las Americas wins (8)

  • 2002 (1) Qualifying School (Uruguay)
  • 2003 (2) Cable and Wireless Masters Panama, Abierto de Medellin (Colombia)
  • 2005 (1) Roberto de Vicenzo Classic (Argentina)
  • 2006 (1) Torneo de Maestros (Argentina)
  • 2008 (1) Abierto del Litoral (Argentina)
  • 2010 (1) Center Open (Argentina), Torneo de Maestros (Argentina)
  • Other wins (7)

  • 2003 North Open
  • 2006 North Open, Abierto del Litoral (Argentina)
  • 2007 Salta Open, North Open (tie with Ricardo Gonzalez)
  • 2008 North Open
  • 2014 Carlos Franco Invitational
  • Results in major championships

    DNP = Did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    "T" = tied
    Yellow background for top-10.


  • Most consecutive cuts made – 7 (2008 Masters – 2009 Open Championship)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1 (four times)
  • Team appearances

  • World Cup (representing Argentina): 2006, 2007
  • References

    Andres Romero Wikipedia

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