29 Aug '15, 6pm

WHO shot 62? A quick rundown on PGA Tour player Carlos Ortiz

WHO shot 62? A quick rundown on PGA Tour player Carlos Ortiz

For fans who've seen the third-round leader board at the Barclays, two observations quickly manifest: Woah, Carlos Ortiz fired a 62! (pause) Wait, who the hell is Carlos Ortiz? Glad you asked. Here's your primer on the player who tore up Plainfield Country Club early Saturday: He is the reigning Web.com Player of the Year. Ortiz captured three titles on golf's highest minor-league tour in 2014, beating such notable players as Jason Gore and Justin Thomas in his wins. Ortiz grew up at the same course (Guadalajara Country Club) as former LPGA star Lorena Ochoa in Mexico. Facebook Pinterest Getty Images He was a member of two Eisenhower Trophy -- one of the top team amateur events in golf -- teams, leading his country to a second-place finishing in 2012. He played golf at the University of North Texas, a school that is famous for having the lamest nickname (Mean Green) in col...

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