Santiago Luna

Santiago Luna Torres (born 29 November 1962) is a Spanish professional golfer.

Santiago Luna
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Personal information
Full nameSantiago Luna Torres
Born (1962-11-29) 29 November 1962 (age 58)
Madrid, Spain
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb; 12 st 8 lb)
Nationality Spain
ResidenceMadrid, Spain
Career
Turned professional1982
Current tour(s)European Senior Tour
Former tour(s)European Tour
Professional wins16
Number of wins by tour
European Tour1
European Senior Tour4
Other11
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipT35: 1998

Luna's father was on the staff at Puerta de Hierro Golf Club in Madrid. He turned professional in 1982 and has spent over twenty years on the European Tour, playing in over five hundred tournaments. He ranked in the top one hundred on the Order of Merit twelve times, with a best of 31st place in 1998. His sole win on the European Tour came in 1995 at the Madeira Island Open, but he has several victories in other professional tournaments. He has represented his country in international competition several times, and in 1999 he helped Spain to the runner-up position at the World Cup.

Professional wins (16)Edit

European Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 5 Feb 1995 Madeira Island Open −16 (67-67-68-70=272) 4 strokes   Christian Cévaër

Alps Tour wins (2)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 24 Sep 2011 Peugeot Tour de Lerma −18 (68-64-66=198) 2 strokes   Jorge San Sebastian,   Eduardo de la Riva
2 21 Jul 2012 Peugeot Tour Alps de Madrid −10 (73-66-64=203) 2 strokes   Ross Kellett,   Gareth Shaw

Other wins (9)Edit

  • 1988 Les Bulles Laurent-Perrier (France), Spanish Professional Closed Championship[1]
  • 1990 Spanish Professional Closed Championship
  • 1992 Spanish Professional Closed Championship
  • 1998 King Hassan II Trophy
  • 1999 Oki Telepizza - APG (Spain)
  • 2000 Spanish Professional Closed Championship
  • 2002 King Hassan II Trophy
  • 2003 King Hassan II Trophy

European Senior Tour wins (4)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 18 Aug 2013 SSE Scottish Senior Open −5 (69-71-71=211) 1 stroke   Denis O'Sullivan,   Sam Torrance
2 8 Jun 2014 ISPS Handa PGA Seniors Championship −14 (68-71-67-64=270) 2 strokes   Steen Tinning
3 23 Jun 2017 European Tour Properties Senior Classic −10 (68-67-71=206) 1 stroke   André Bossert,   Miguel Ángel Martín
4 7 Oct 2018 Farmfoods European Senior Masters −10 (67-70-69=206) 2 strokes   Markus Brier,   Peter T. Wilson

Playoff recordEdit

Challenge Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2006 Open Mahou de Madrid   Luis Claviere,   Juan Parrón Parrón won with birdie on third extra hole
Claviere eliminated by par on first hole

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
The Open Championship T80 CUT T35 T58

Note: The Open Championship was the only major Luna played.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the halfway cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place.

Team appearancesEdit

Professional

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2020 Official Competition Guide" (PDF). Royal Spanish Golf Federation. pp. 114–115. Retrieved 9 November 2020.

External linksEdit