Carlos Ortiz

Carlos Ortiz, born on 24 April 1991, is a Mexican professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and Tour. He won the 2020 Vivint Houston Open on the PGA Tour. He now plays in the LIV Golf League.

Ortiz was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He played college golf in the United States at the University of North Texas. At the 2011 Summer Universiade, he was on the team that won the bronze medal. He played in the Mexican team at the 2010 Eisenhower Trophy and again in 2012 where Mexico were runners-up.

His younger brother Alvaro is a professional golfer who represented Mexico in the Eisenhower Trophy in 2014, 2016 and 2018 and won the 2019 Latin America Amateur Championship.

Ortiz turned professional in 2013. In November 2020, he won his first PGA Tour event at the Vivint Houston Open. He became the third Mexican winner on the PGA Tour after Victor Regalado and Cesar Sanudo.

The last PGA Tour victory by a Mexican born player, before Ortiz's win, was 22 years earlier by Regalado at the 1978 Quad Cities Open. The win by Ortiz qualified him for the 2021 Masters Tournament.