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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 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

Johnson, Villegas lead at John Deere

It took years for Zach Johnson to feel comfortable at his hometown tournament. These days, Johnson is more relaxed than anyone in the field - and that's a major reason why he's in early position to repeat as the champion of the John Deere Classic. Johnson shot a 7-under 64 and is tied with Camilo Villegas for the lead after Thursday's opening round of the John Deere...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Encouraging first round for Johnson

Camilo Villegas does not have full status on the PGA Tour, but he does hold the first-round lead at the Honda Classic. Villegas shot 64 Thursday at PGA National's Champion Course to take a one-shot lead. Here are Five Things of note from the day: 1. More success Villegas finished 150th on last year's money list but is in the Honda Classic field because of his 2010 victory...
Via Fox Sports
February 28, 2013  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
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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