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CAMILO VILLEGAS RUMORS

Golfer Camilo Villegas out of Olympics, citing tour status

TROON, Scotland (AP) Camilo Villegas of Colombia pulled out of the Olympics on Monday because he is trying to keep his job on the PGA Tour. Villegas had indicated for the last two weeks that he wanted to be in Rio for golf's return to the Olympics for the first time since 1904. While he considered the Zika virus Villegas and his wife are trying to start a family his main concern...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Camilo Villegas torn between PGA Tour card and Olympics

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Camilo Villegas is torn between trying to keep his PGA Tour card and playing for Colombia in the Olympics. Villegas said in a statement Wednesday that whatever decision he makes will also consider the Zika virus because he and his wife are trying to start a family. The first decision was whether going to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics could cost him full privileges...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Highlights | Camilo Villegas fires 63 to lead at Northern Trust

Via PGA
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Watson on 65: I'm so dumb, I'm not going to think about it

By David Kenyon The first tournament of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs teed off on Thursday, and Bubba Watson is off to a respectable start at The Barclays. But according to ESPN’s Jason Sebel, Watson said he won’t have many thoughts about the five-under-par 65 that has him atop the leaderboard, and that "I'm so dumb, I'm not going to think about it." The affable left...
Via Sportsnaut
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tricky 18th hole helps Villegas win Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Camilo Villegas got some help from an unlikely source on his way to his first victory in a while. The tricky 18th hole at Sedgefield Country Club tripped up his top two challengers. Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke Sunday for his first on the PGA Tour since 2010 after Freddie Jacobson and Nick Watney ran into trouble on the final hole. ''I...
Via Associated Press
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...
Via Associated Press
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) 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...
Via Associated Press
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 Associated Press
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.
Via Gamedayr
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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