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PGA Tour: Why Camilo Villegas’ win is big for the Tour

After bursting onto the scene in 2008 by taking second place in the FedEx Cup Playoffs, courtesy of two wins in four events, Camilo Villegas’ was on track to be the next young gun to challenge Tiger and Phil. Ladies loved him for his good looks and charm, guys admired him for his length off the tee and the way he read putts from ground level, giving him the nickname “hombre araña...
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Camilo Villegas Victorious Again, Inbee Park Too

Camilo Villegas got back in the winner’s circle, so did Inbee Park in a major way, and so did Bernhard Langer for the fifth time this year. Here’s a look back at the weekend in golf: Camilo Villegas’ 63 good enough for winCamilo Villegas opened the Wyndham Championship with a 7-under-par 63 on Thursday, and then closed with the same number on Sunday – good enough to collect...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Camilo Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Camilo Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory since 2010. Villegas shot a 7-under 63 and finished at 17-under 263. He earned $954,000 and 500 FedEx Cup points in the final regular-season event. The Colombian had four birdies and an eagle on the front nine, added a birdie on the par-5 15th and took the lead into...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Camilo Villegas takes one-stroke lead at Wyndham Championship

  Camilo Villegas got away from golf for a little while, and his game came back. A recharged Villegas shot a 7-under-par 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round at the Wyndham Championship. North Carolina natives Webb Simpson and William McGirt shot 64, and Scott Langley, Heath Slocum, Paul Casey, Andrew Loupe and Martin Laird were another stroke back in the...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Camilo Villegas Gator Chomps At The Players Championship

The Players Championship is set to tee off on Thursday, and former Florida Gator Camilo Villegas is in Ponte Vedra repping the Orange and Blue.
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Villegas takes lead with late eagle

With one great shot, Camilo Villegas turned a solid ground into his lowest start in more than a year. Villegas drilled a 3-wood into 8 feet on the par-5 18th hole and made the eagle putt for a 6-under-par 64. That gave him a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler, Branden Grace, Graham DeLaet and Robert Streb after the first round of the Honda Classic. Defending champion Rory McIlroy...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Camilo Villegas shares early lead at Disney

Camilo Villegas stopped getting angry and decided to start having more fun. He can only hope the change has come soon enough for him to keep his card. Villegas ran off three straight birdies late in his round on the Palm Course at Disney for a 7-under 65 to share the early lead Thursday with Tommy Gainey in the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic. It's the final...
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November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Glad To See Camilo Back In Form

Camilo Villegas is one of the younger players upon whom…
Via Golf Blogger
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Tour Report: Leaderboard update: Rookies surging (

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Ted Potter Jr., who is playing in just his second PGA TOUR event, has moved within a shot of the lead currently held by Camilo Villegas. Villegas is 8 under through 15 holes while Potter is tied for second with David Toms. Villegas and Potter, who has played 14 holes, are [...]
Via Yahoo! Sports
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryo Ishikawa Pulled a Camilo at Presidents Cup

No, he didn't start busting out of his shirt, but Ryo Ishikawa did knock down a divot as his ball was rolling back towards him. I filmed the above video off him breaking the rule right after he did it, and nothing has happened yet, but I'm sure something will. Remember, Camilo Villegas was disqualified earlier this season for that exact same infraction. The exact rule...
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November 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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