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Miguel Angel Carballo

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (37) / 3/22/1979
Ht / Wt:  5'10 / 179

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With preferred lies in effect, Miguel Angel Carballo painted a week-tying-low 7-under-par 32-32=64 in the two-day second round of the John Deere Classic to post 8-under 134, up 64 places to T7 with play still in progress.
The 37-year-old ties the week's low round with four others and is a season best in 40 rounds, eclipsing 66 two times. It was one shy of his career low shot in R4 of the 2014 Travelers. Speaking of the Travelers, the Argentine was front-and-center for playing partner Jim Furyk's TOUR-record 58 last week, so surely some of that was contagious. He kicked off his third Deere with a three-birdie two-bogey 70 and chased with eight birdies against one bogey in R2. The Tour grad was 6-under thru 16 holes when play was nixed on Friday, and returned on Saturday to birdie the par-5 17th from 11'3". Aug 13 - 9:18 AM

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Miguel Angel Carballo turned in a 3-under-par 33-36=69 after the final round of the Barracuda Championship to garner 8 points and post 30 points total, up five places on the live leaderboard to T7.

The 37-year-old was making his third appearance at Montrêux G&CC and brushes aside a previous-best T17 on last visit in 2014. He began the final round with 22 points (T12) and while 17 points behind 54-hole leader Greg Chalmers, he was just one point shy of the overnight top 10. The Tour grad landed 10 (of 14) fairways and mustered 11 greens in regulation, posting 1.545 putts per GIR. He bogeyed the 10th and 16th on failed scrambles but camouflaged them with birdies on Nos. 3, 4, 6, 11 and 18 with a long of 18'6" at the par-4 sixth. The Argentine also made two par putts between 10 and 13 feet on the back nine en route to his fourth cash of the season in 13 starts. If the top 10 holds, it'll be his first in 53 career events on TOUR.
Jul 3 - 9:09 PM

Miguel Angel Carballo cruised to a 2-under-par 35-35=70, collecting eight points to reach 16 points through two days at the Barracuda Championship.

The Argentine opened his round with a bang, sticking his 265-yard approach on the par-5 second hole to 21'11", then rolling it in for eagle. He reversed his fortune on the next hole with a double bogey. In a regular PGA TOUR event, these holes would have washed each other out, but he netted +2 points today in the Modified Stableford scoring used this week in Reno. He splashed home four more putts from outside nine feet before the round was over, gaining 3.825 strokes putting on the round. Carballo entered the week just 3-for-12 on the season, ranking 207th on the FedExCup standings.
Jul 1 - 5:52 PM

Miguel Angel Carballo styled a 4-under-par 32-34=66 to open his week at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, currently two strokes off the pacesetters at the top.

The Argentine opened on the back nine and bartered for two birdies, giving up just one bogey in the deal. The real fireworks started after the turn as he circled a birdie at the par-4 first and then fired his 224-yard approach shot to just 9'3" at the par-5 third hole. He rolled that in for an eagle to reach 4-under. Carballo is making his third start at TPC Southwind, posting a missed cut in his 2012 debut and returning with a T53 last year.
Jun 9 - 7:54 PM

Two (of 13) who were stranded due to darkness in Friday's second round of the Valero Texas Open did not return on Saturday morning to complete their respective rounds.

At press time, the count is two players, including Miguel Angel Carballo, who was making his third VTO appearance after posting T46/2014 and T24/2012. He was 3-over on his lap thru 16 holes and 7-over total. With just two holes remaining and the projected cut at even-par 144, the Tour grad chose to pack it in. Joining Carballo was playing competitor Tyler Aldridge, who was 4-over thru 16 and 4-over total. There is no current information suggesting any of these WDs were due to injury. That leaves the third member of the threesome, rookie Abraham Ancer, to finish as a solo, which he did, posting a 36-hole total of 2-under 73-69=142, tied for 30th place.
Apr 23 - 9:29 AM

Miguel Angel Carballo is the clubhouse leader in the opening round of the Club Colombia Championship following a 7-under-par 31-33=64.

Carballo began his lap around Bogota Country Club on the back nine, circling five birdies and tacking on four pars. Turning his attention to the back, he bagged three more birdies and dropped his only bogey of the day at the par-3 fifth hole. Play was suspended in the afternoon due to lightening. That meant over half the field didn't complete their opening rounds and 21 players didn't even log a hole. This event has sloshed through rain and bad weather throughout its history, with two of the six editions not making it the scheduled 72 holes, so playing catch up here is nothing new.
Feb 4 - 8:42 PM

Miguel Angel Carballo began his third season on TOUR at 37th in the Tour grad priority rankings and moved to 25th after the first reshuffle with 35 FedExCup points.

The 36-year-old made four starts before the holiday break cashing a T32 at the, missing two cuts, and a WD after 34 holes of the weather-plagued Sanderson Farms, where he was going to miss the cut anyway at 3-over-par. His stats thus far reflect his results ranking 125th in strokes gained: tee-to-green, 160th in strokes gained: putting, and 184th in scoring average (72.506). Carballo's career best on TOUR (40 starts) is a T17 at the opposite-event Barracuda Championship in 2013-14 (Modified Stableford), and a T18 in stroke-play that same season at the Travelers.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 03:13:00 PM

Miguel Angel Carballo withdrew from the Sanderson Farms Championship after play was called for the day.

The Argentine was 1-under-par with two holes to play in his second round, but 3-over through 34 holes. He wasn't going to make the cut. This is his second mid-tournament WD in 42 PGA TOUR starts. If there's any good news to not cutting a paycheck, it's that he gets a head start on those committed to next week's OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Carballo is 0-for-2 and has yet to break par at El Camaleón.
Sat, Nov 7, 2015 02:42:00 PM

Miguel Angel Carballo preps for his third season on the PGA TOUR and slots 37th in the priority rankings.

Carballo is now a three-time Tour grad (2011, 2013, 2015) and subsequently will be marking his third season on the PGA TOUR. Between the 2012 and 2013-14 TOUR seasons, he played in 40 career events and made just 18 cuts, four for top 25s with no top 10s. In his seventh full season on the junior circuit, the 36-year-old finished 16th on the money list in 2015, cashing 15 times on 24 starts with three top 10s, including a pair of runners-up. All three of those top-10 finishes came prior to June however. In his last 15 starts since, he's missed eight cuts and cracked the top 20 once. The Argentine finished 68th at the 2012 (CordeValle GC) in his only other appearance.
Tue, Oct 13, 2015 03:41:00 PM

Miguel Angel Carballo battled for a 1-over-par 36-37=73 in the third round of the windy Cartagena de Indias at Karibana Championship.

Carballo shares the 54-hole lead with Luke List and Andrew Landry at 8-under 208. His lap around TPC Cartagena was a wild one, featuring six birdies, five bogeys and a double bogey. With wind expected to remain a part of the story throughout the final round, he will need to grind his way through every hole if he hopes to emerge with the victory.
Sun, Mar 8, 2015 10:57:00 AM

Miguel Angel Carballo wrapped up his second round of the Cartagena de Indias at Karibana Championship on Saturday morning, signing for a 3-under-par 35-34=69.

That places Carballo in the 36-hole lead by two strokes at 9-under 135. His lap around TPC Cartagena featured five birdies and two bogeys, with the rest pars. The second round was suspended on Friday afternoon due to high winds, so it could be said that the late-early draw received the advantage of having a Saturday morning finish in much calmer conditions.
Sat, Mar 7, 2015 10:42:00 AM

Miguel Angel Carballo will have his first look at Royal Montreal Golf Club’s Blue Course at this week's RBC Canadian Open.

Carballo hasn't been able to build any momentum from the three-eagle Sunday at the Travelers Championship, missing cuts in both events since his round of 63. Sitting in 191st in the FedExCup standings, time is running out for the Argentine to make his playoff push. His lone appearance at the Canadian Open came in 2012 where he produced a T42 finish.
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 10:17:00 AM

Miguel Angel Carballo ransacked TPC River Highlands to the tune of 7-under-par 33-30=63, good enough for 9-under 271 and possession of the early clubhouse lead.

Carballo's wrist may be tired from circling so many numbers today. His round included three eagles and three birdies. The first eagle came on the par-5 sixth where he stuck his approach shot to 8'3", rolling in from there. The second was a 20-yard hole out from off the green at the par-5 13th. His final eagle came on the driveable par-4 15th where the Argentine dropped his drive to 14'4" and had no problems knocking it in. He shot bogey-free 66 with zero birdies. This goes in the books as the low round of the day and his career low on the PGA TOUR. Carballo is the second this season to record three eagles in one round. Jim Herman turned the trick at Torrey Pines North in the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open. All of Herman's occurred on par 5s.
Sun, Jun 22, 2014 12:48:00 PM

Miguel Angel Carballo carded a 2-under-par 35-33=68 in his opening round of the FedEx St. Jude Classic.

Carballo has done virtually nothing in his return to the PGA TOUR this season. He arrived in Memphis just 2-for-8 with no top 45s and 220th in the FedExCup standings. If you needed further proof that today's effort was outside the box, consider that he's never scored lower in an opening round. It's the fourth time in 34 starts that he's come out of the gates with a 68. He went 6-for-8 in scrambling and circled four birdies today, including rolls from 30'2", 15'6" and 13'7" at Nos. 6, 13 and 18, respectively. The Argentine's longest conversion of the day, however, disappeared for par from 40-and-a-half feet at the par-4 12th where he landed his approach in a greenside bunker. Carballo signed his card sitting three strokes off the clubhouse lead and with a strokes gained-putting clip just north of 3.000.
Thu, Jun 5, 2014 07:23:00 PM

Miguel Angel Carballo is back for his second try at TPC Four Seasons in this week's HP Byron Nelson Championship.

The Argentine has earned just 21 FedExCup points in seven starts this season, good for 220th in the standings. The two-time champion is still looking for his first top 10 on the PGA TOUR.
Wed, May 14, 2014 10:42:00 AM