Abraham Ancer

Height / weight 1.7 m / 70 kg
Born Feb 27, 1991
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Honest Abe

Abraham Ancer is a professional tennis player from the United States who plays under the Mexican flag. He has three professional wins and has a career-high Official World Golf Ranking of No.11, which he reached in August 2021. He plays in the LIV Golf Series. He also played on the European Tour and the PGA Tour.

Player Profile and Amateur Career

Abraham Ancer is Mexican-American and was born on February 27, 1991, in McAllen, Texas in the United States. He currently resides in San Antonio, Texas. He was partially raised in Reynosa in Mexico. He played collegiate golf for Odessa College and the University of Oklahoma.

During his time in Oklahoma, he was named an All-American. As an amateur, he won the Odessa College Invitational. He also won the 2010 Texas Junior College Championship and in 2011, he won the Desert Shootout.

Professional Career

He turned pro in 2013. He got his first professional win on the Web.com Tour at the Nova Scotia Open in 2015. In November 2018, he won the Emirates Australian Open on the PGA Tour of Australia.

2021was a big year for him as he won the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. He is the first Mexican to win on the European Tour and the fourth to win on the PGA Tour.

Career Highlights

Number of Wins by Tour

  • PGA Tour - 1
  • European Tour - 1
  • PGA Tour of Australasia - 1
  • Korn Ferry Tour - 1

Best Results in Major Championships

  • Masters Tournament - T13: 2020
  • PGA Championship - T8: 2021
  • U.S. Open - T49: 2019
  • The Open Championship - T11: 2022

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