Ángel Franco - Wikiwand
For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Ángel Franco.

Ángel Franco

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful.Find sources: "Ángel Franco" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (June 2010) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Ángel Franco
Personal information
Born (1958-05-31) 31 May 1958 (age 62)
Asunción, Paraguay
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight90 kg (198 lb; 14 st 2 lb)
Nationality Paraguay
Career
Turned professional1974
Current tour(s)European Seniors Tour
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Tour de las Américas
Professional wins16
Number of wins by tour
Korn Ferry Tour1
Other15
Achievements and awards
South American Tour
Order of Merit
1991

Ángel Franco (born 31 May 1958) is a Paraguayan professional golfer. His brother is golfer Carlos Franco.[1]

Franco was born in Asunción and turned pro in 1974. He won the South American Tour Order of Merit in 1991. In 2007, he was second at the Carlos Franco Invitational, and won the same tournament in 2012 in a playoff against younger brother Ramon.

Currently, Franco is a member of European Seniors Tour, and the best finish on this tour was second place at the 2008 Jersey Seniors Classic, 2008 Russian Seniors Open and 2009 The De Vere Collection PGA Seniors Championship.

Professional wins (16)

Nike Tour wins (1)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 6 Jun 1993 Nike Dominion Open −16 (68-66-67-71=272) 2 strokes United States Rocky Walcher

Canadian Tour wins (1)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 5 Sep 1993 PEI Classic −12 (71-69-68-68=276) 2 strokes Canada Philip Jonas, United States Robert Meyer

Tour de las Américas wins (1)

  • 2000 TPG Movilnet Classic[2]

Argentine wins (7)

Other wins (6)

  • 1990 Los Leones Open (Chile)
  • 1991 Brazil Open, Prince of Wales Open (Chile)
  • 1992 Quito Open (Ecuador)
  • 1995 Marbella Open (Chile), Callaway Cup (Paraguay)

Team appearances

References

  1. ^ Ángel Franco comparte el primer lugar en Inglaterra 10.06.2011 "Un gran comienzo tuvo ayer el golfista profesional paraguayo Ángel Franco en el Club De Vere PGA Seniors Championship,..."
  2. ^ "Angel Franco se consagró en Caracas". La Nación (in Spanish). 28 October 2000. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Ángel Franco
Listen to this article