Horacio Carbonetti

Horacio Carbonetti (born 17 November 1947) is an Argentine professional golfer. He is the brother of golfer Luis Carbonetti.

Horacio Carbonetti
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Personal information
Full nameHoracio Carbonetti
Born (1947-11-17) 17 November 1947 (age 73)
Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Nationality Argentina
Turned professional1978
Current tour(s)European Seniors Tour
Former tour(s)European Tour
Professional wins31
Number of wins by tour
European Senior Tour2
Other12 (regular)
17 (senior)
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 1980 (3rd round)

Carbonetti was born in Río Cuarto, Córdoba. He won multiple amateur tournaments, mostly in Argentina. In 1976, he lost by playoff the Simon Bolivar Cup Professional Championship in Venezuela. He turned professional in 1977.

In his debut tournament as a professional, Carbonetti was second at the Metropolitan Open behind Florentino Molina in 1977. In 1980, he shot a 64 in the second round of The Open Championship, at Muirfield, setting a new course record. He won the Argentine Tour Order of Merit in 1980 and the Cordoba Tour Order of Merit in 2001. He played on the European Tour from 1978 to 1981.

Carbonetti is currently a member of European Seniors Tour and has won two tournaments on this tour.

Amateur wins (27)Edit

Professional wins (31)Edit

Argentine wins (8)Edit

Other wins (4)Edit

  • 1972 Porto Alegre Open (Brazil) (as amateur)
  • 1984 Rio de Janeiro Cup's (Brazil)
  • 1985 Los Leones Open (Chile)
  • 1988 Cali Open (Colombia)

European Senior Tour wins (2)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 10 Aug 2003 Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open −13 (64-64-69=197) 3 strokes   David Good
2 31 Jul 2004 Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open (2) −15 (66-65-64=195) Playoff   Denis Durnian

European Senior Tour playoff record (1–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2004 Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open   Denis Durnian Won with par on first extra hole
2 2010 Sicilian Senior Open   Domingo Hospital Lost to par on first extra hole

Argentina senior wins (14)Edit

Other senior wins (3)Edit

  • 1998 Seniors Classic (USA)
  • 1999 Maryland Senior Open (USA)
  • 2002 European Senior Tour Qualifying School (Portugal)

Team appearancesEdit


  • Eisenhower Trophy (3): 1972, 1974, 1976
  • South American Cup (Los Andes Cup) (9): 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 (winners), 1974 (winners), 1975, 1976 (winners), 1977 (winners)
  • Hispanidad Cup (2): 1972 (winners), 1974
  • Vigil Cup (Argentine) (6): 1967, 1969, 1970, 1975 (winners), 1976 (winners), 1977 (winners)

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