Matthew Wolff and Carlos Ortiz for LIV Golf



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Matthew Wolff and Carlos Ortiz for LIV Golf

The signing campaign of the Arab Super League does not stop. LIV Golf has in fact announced that it has signed the American Matthew Wolff and the Mexican Carlos Ortiz. With them is also the Spanish amateur Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra Coto.

Super League, Matthew Wolff and Carlos Ortiz

All three will play Invitational Portland, the second event of the LIV Invitational Series scheduled from June 30 to July 2 at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, Oregon. Where among the big names of the competition there will be: Dustin Johnson, former number 1 in the world, Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson, Patrick Reed and Sergio Garcia.

Matthew Wolff (born April 14, 1999 in Simi Valley, California) is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour. Wolff became a professional golfer before the Travelers Championship in June 2019, at the same time as the Norwegian Viktor Hovland with whom he studied at Oklahoma State University.

Just two weeks later, on July 7, 2019, he won his first PGA Tour victory during the 3M Open, one stroke ahead of compatriots Bryson DeChambeau and Collin Morikawa. Carlos Ortiz (Guadalajara, Jalisco, April 24, 1991) is a Mexican professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Korn Ferry Tour.

He won the 2020 Houston Open on the PGA Tour.1 Ortiz was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco. He played college golf in the United States at the University of North Texas. At the 2011 Summer Universiade, he was part of the team that won the bronze medal.

He played for the Mexican team in the 2010 Eisenhower Trophy and again in 2012 where Mexico was runner-up. His younger brother Álvaro is a professional golfer who represented Mexico at the Eisenhower Trophy in 2014, 2016 and 2018 and won the 2019 Latin American Amateur Championship.

Ortiz turned pro in 2013. He finished T-15 in the Korn Ferry Tour qualifying school after playing in the first, second and last stages. He then joined the Tour in 2014. He won the fourth event of the year, the Panama Claro Championship.

the Official World Golf Ranking. Ortiz received a sponsor exemption to compete in the 2014 Memorial Tournament, where he finished T-65 in his PGA Tour debut. He won his third Korn Ferry event of the season at the WinCo Foods Portland Open, earning full exempt status on the 2014-15 PGA Tour as a three-time winner in a single season.

He was later named Korn Player of the Year. Ferry Tour.5 In his first full season on the PGA Tour, Ortiz finished 93rd in the FedEx Cup and had a season-best finish of T9 at the Mayakoba Golf Classic. However, he lost his spot on the tour after a poor 2016 season.

He played on the Korn Ferry Tour in 2017 and 2018 and regained his spot on the PGA Tour after the 2018 season. He finished the 2018-19 PGA Tour season in 113th in the FedEx Cup Playoffs with a best finish of tied for third at the Sanderson Farms Championship, played in late 2018.

In November 2020, Ortiz won his first PGA Tour event at the Houston Open. He became the third Mexican winner on the PGA Tour after Víctor Regalado and César Sanudo. The last PGA Tour win by a Mexican-born player, prior to Ortiz's win, was 22 years earlier by Regalado at the 1978 Quad Cities Open.

Ortiz's triumph qualified him to be invited to the 2021 Masters Tournament, making him the second Mexican to win an invitation, after his own brother, who played in the 2019 Masters as an amateur.