Carlos Ortiz is a professional golf player who became famous after winning the Tour Player of the Year. As a professional player, he won 4 professional tournaments in the 2020 Vivint Houston Open and 3 Tour wins at Panama Claro, El Bosque Mexico, and WinCo Foods Portland Open.

Personal Life

Ortiz was born and raised in Guadalajara, Jalisco, where he learned to play golf as a young child. He eventually transferred to Texas to study at the University of North Texas and improve his golfing skills. In 2011, he joined the Summer Universiade where he led the university golf team to win the bronze medal.

Height / weight 1.83 m / 68 kg
Born 24 Apr 1991
Nationality Mexico Mexico

He had a younger brother named Alvaro, who is also a professional golfer. His brother won the 2019 Latin America Amateur Championship.

Rising to Prominence

In 2013, Ortiz decided to become a professional player and entered the Tour. By the following year, he joined again and won 4th place at the Panama Claro Championship, one of the events on the Tour.

Because of his good start, he easily get into the Top 200 in the Official World Golf Ranking, and he was given the privilege to participate in the 2014 Memorial Tournament.

He also joined the FedEx Cup in 2016, but he wasn’t able to win any places because he poorly performed. Then, he entered the Tour and dominated once again. In November 2020, he joined the Vivint Houston Open and won. He was the third Mexican to win the PGA Tour.


  • 2014 Tour Player of the Year

Results in Major Championships:

  • T52 at the 2019 US Open
  • T55 at the 2021 PGA Championship

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