Ángel Franco

Ángel Franco (born 31 May 1958) is a Paraguayan professional golfer. His brother is golfer Carlos Franco.[1]

Ángel Franco
Senior Open 2010 Angel Franco.JPG
Personal information
Born (1958-05-31) 31 May 1958 (age 61)
Asunción, Paraguay
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight90 kg (198 lb; 14 st 2 lb)
Nationality Paraguay
Career
Turned professional1974
Current tour(s)European Seniors Tour
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Tour de las Américas
Professional wins16
Number of wins by tour
Korn Ferry Tour1
Other15
Achievements and awards
South American Tour
Order of Merit
1991

Franco was born in Asunción and turned pro in 1974. He won the South American Tour Order of Merit in 1991. In 2007, he was second at the Carlos Franco Invitational, and won the same tournament in 2012 in a playoff against younger brother Ramon.

Currently, Franco is a member of European Seniors Tour, and the best finish on this tour was second place at the 2008 Jersey Seniors Classic, 2008 Russian Seniors Open and 2009 The De Vere Collection PGA Seniors Championship.

Professional wins (16)Edit

Nationwide Tour wins (1)Edit

Canadian Tour wins (1)Edit

  • 1993 PEI Classic

Tour de las Américas wins (1)Edit

  • 2000 TPG Movilnet Classic[2]

Argentine wins (7)Edit

Other winsEdit

  • 1990 Los Leones Open (Chile)
  • 1991 Brazil Open, Prince of Wales Open (Chile)
  • 1992 Quito Open (Ecuador)
  • 1995 Marbella Open (Chile), Callaway Cup (Paraguay)

Team appearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ángel Franco comparte el primer lugar en Inglaterra 10.06.2011 "Un gran comienzo tuvo ayer el golfista profesional paraguayo Ángel Franco en el Club De Vere PGA Seniors Championship,..."
  2. ^ "Angel Franco se consagró en Caracas". La Nación (in Spanish). 28 October 2000. Retrieved 19 May 2020.

External linksEdit