Born:Aug 19, 1984 in Maturín, Monagas, Venezuela.
Presidents Cup player (2017). Multiple PGA Tour wins.
Vegas has two Canadian Open wins to his name, and in 2017 became the first player from Venezuela to compete in the Presidents Cup.
Played as the RBC Canadian Open (July 27-30). Defending champion Jhonattan Vegas (Ven) beat Charley Hoffman (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th). [Glen Abbey GC, Oakville, nr Toronto, Ont.].
Played as the RBC Canadian Open (July 21-24). Second-placed Jon Rahm (Esp), Martin Laird (Scot) and Dustin Johnson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jhonattan Vegas (Col), who claimed his second PGA Tour win. [Glen Abbey GC, Oakville, nr Toronto, Ont.].
Played as the Bob Hope Classic (Jan 19-23). PGA Tour rookie Vegas (Ven) beat Gary Woodland (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. Bill Haas (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. Making just his fifth start on the Tour, Vegas became the first Venezuelan to win a PGA Tour event. [Palmer (private) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Nicklaus (private) PGA West; La Quinta CC; SilverRock].
Played as the VISA Abierto de la República (Argentine Open) (Dec 9-12; Tour de las Americas event). Second-placed Andrés Romero (Arg) finished 6 shots behind Vegas (Ven). [Red course, Jockey Club, Buenos Aires].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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