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...
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...
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February 27, 2013
The PGA Tour season is (finally) coming to a close. The final event of the year, the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic, got under way Thursday at Walt Disney World Resort.
Charlie Wi is the first-round leader after shooting 64 on the Palm Course. It's the eighth first-round lead of Wi's PGA Tour career. He has never won, but is a five-time runner-up. A victory...
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
David Toms and Camilo Villegas each shot nine-under 63 in the opening round of the Humana Challenge in La Quinta, Calif.
Camilo Villegas is one of the younger players upon whom…
A little extra time off this winter left David Toms and Camilo Villegas feeling fresh for the Humana Challenge. Toms and Villegas shot 9-under 63 to top a leaderboard dotted with impressive scores in the opening round Thursday.
THE 2012 HUMANA CHALLENGE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CLINTON FOUNDATION is underway at PGA West (Palmer and Nicklaus courses) in La Quinta, California. It’s early in the first round with most of the field still out on the courses, but Camilo Villegas is the leader in the clubhouse with a 9-under 63. That might just hold up as the first-round lead.Purse: $5.6 millionWinner’s share...
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 [...]
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.