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Encyclopedia > Eduardo Romero

Eduardo Romero is one of Argentina's most successful professional golfers. He was born in Cordoba on 17 Jul 1954. He turned professional in 1982 at a relatively advanced age and has played extensively in Latin America on the Tour de las Americas and its predecessor the "South American Tour", but his international profile is mainly based on his success on the more prestigious European Tour. Córdoba most commonly means Córdoba, Spain, a famous city in Spain inhabited since the time of ancient Rome, and the seat of the Emir of Córdoba and the Caliph of Córdoba. ... The Tour de las Americas is the mens professional golf tour for Latin America. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ...

Romero first played on the European Tour in 1985 and has been a full member since 1989. He has been a consistent performer with 8 tournament victories and seven top twenty placings on the Order of Merit. In 2002 he became the third oldest winner on the European Tour (behind Des Smyth and Neil Coles) when he won the Scottish Open just three days before his 48th birthday. 2002 proved to be his most successful year, as he came fifth on the Order of Merit. Romero turned fifty in 2004, and just a few days later he finished in a tie for second at his first senior tournament, the British Senior Open. Neil Coles (b. ... The Senior British Open Championship is a professional golf tournament for men aged 50 and over. ...

Romero has won more than eighty tournaments in Latin America. He has represented Argentina in the World Cup and the Alfred Dunhill Cup numerous times, and he participated in the UBS Cup in 2002 and 2003. The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... The Alfred Dunhill Cup was a team golf tournament which ran from 1985 to 2000. ...

European Tour wins

The Trophée Lancôme was a professional golf tournament which was staged in France from 1970 to 2003. ... The Open de España (formerly the Spanish Open) is the national open golf championship of Spain. ... The Open de France is a PGA European Tour golf tournament. ... The Scottish Open, which is currently sponsored by Barclays Bank, is one of the richer golf tournaments on the PGA European Tour. ...

External links

  • Profile on the European Tour's official site
  • Eduardo Romero's official site
  • Golf Stars Online - links to features and articles

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San Diego Golf Pages - World Match Play Championship - 1999 (1538 words)
Romero had a chance to even the match on the par-4 4th hole, when Norman hit his tee shot into the water bordering the right side of the fairway.
Romero settled for a conceded par, after his chip shot from the behind the green barely missed the hole.
Romero had 169 yards to the flag and hit, according to Romero himself in his English with Cordobes accent, "a 7-iron with a little fade, left-to-right, perfect, perfect".
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