Who's who: Vicente Fernández

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Who's who: Vicente Fernández

  • Name:

    Vicente Fernández
  • Country:

    Argentina
  • Born:

    April 5, 1946 in Corrientes, Argentina.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1964

Roll of Honour

Multiple European Tour, Champions Tour and international tours winner.

Did you know?

Former South American Tour, European Tour, European Senior Tour and Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Vicente Fernández

2003
America
TwinEagles
202 (-14)
$240,000
ACE Group

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Venue

TwinEagles

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

ACE Group

Played as the ACE Group Classic (Feb 14-16). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA) and Des Smyth (Ire) finished 3 shots behind Vicente Fernández (Arg), who posted the last of his four Champions Tour wins. [Talon course, TwinEagles Club, Naples, FL].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

277 (-3)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Argentine Open (Nov 16-19; Tr de las Américas event). Fernández (Arg) beat Eduardo Romero (Arg) in a playoff. [Jockey Club, Buenos Aires].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

19th hole

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Chrysler Senior Match Play Challenge (Nov 11/12; unofficial Snr PGA Tr post-season event). Vicente Fernández (Arg) beat Leonard Thompson (USA) at the 19th hole in the final. [East course, TPC Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico; at the time known as Dorado Beach Resort].].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$210,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Las Vegas Senior Classic (May 13-16). Second-placed Dave Eichelberger (USA) finished 1 shot behind Fernández (Arg). [TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada; earlier rounds also played at TPC at Canyons].

1997
America
203 (-13)
$120,000
Bank One

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$120,000

Title sponsor

Bank One

Played as the Bank One Classic (Sept 5-7). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Fernández (Arg). [Kearney Hill Links, Lexington, Kentucky].

1996
America
Bunker Hills
205 (-11)
$187,500
Burnet

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Venue

Bunker Hills

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$187,500

Title sponsor

Burnet

Played as the Burnet Senior Classic (July 19-21). Second-placed Bruce Crampton (Aus) and J.C. Snead (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time Snr PGA Tour winner Fernández (Arg). [Bunker Hills GC, Coon Rapids, nr Minneapolis, Minn.].

1992
Europe
283 (-5)
£91,660
Murphy's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

£91,660

Title sponsor

Murphy's

Played as Murphy's English Open (Aug 28-31). Second-placed Per-Ulrik Johansson (Swe) and Fredrik Lindgren (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Vicente Fernández (Arg), who recorded the last of his four European Tour wins. [Brabazon course, The Belfry, Wishaw, nr Birmingham].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

268

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Argentine Open (Abierto de la Republica/Argentina). Defending champion Eduardo Romero (Arg) finished in second place behind Fernandez (Arg). [Mar del Plata GC, Mar del Plata, Argentina].

1990
Europe
282 (-6)
£33,330
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

£33,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tenerife Open (March 15-18). Vicente Fernández (Arg) beat Mark Mouland (Wales) with a par at the third playoff hole. [Amarilla G&CC, Tenerife, Spain].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

278

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Argentine Open (Abierto de la Republica/Argentina). Miguel Fernandez (Arg) finished in second place behind Vicente Fernandez (Arg), who won this title for the third straight year. [San Isidro GC, Buenos Aires].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

283

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Argentine Open (Abierto de la Republica/Argentina). Adan Sowa (Arg), Antonio Ortiz (Arg) and Rafael Alarcon (Mex) finished in second place behind defending champion Fernandez (Arg). [Ranelagh GC, Buenos Aires].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

279

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Argentine Open (Abierto de la Republica/Argentina). Antonio Ortiz (Arg) finished in second place behind Fernandez (Arg). [Olivos GC, Pablo Nogués, Buenos Aires].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Brazil Open (Aberto do Brasil). Jeff Hart (USA) finished in second place behind defending champion Fernandez (Arg). [Itanhangá GC, Itanhangá, Rio de Janeiro].

1983
America
275 (-9)
$20,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

$20,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Brazil Open (Aberto do Brasil). Second-placed Mark James (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Fernandez (Arg). [Sao Paulo GC, Santo Amoro, Sao Paulo, Brazil].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

274

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Argentine Open (Abierto de la Republica/Argentina). Jack Ferenz (USA) finished in second place behind Fernandez (Arg). [Jockey Club, Buenos Aires].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

288 (E)

Prize money

£10,000

Title sponsor

Colgate

Played as the Colgate PGA Championship (May 17-20). Second-placed Gary Player (RSA) and Balovino Dassù (Italy) finished 1 shot behind Fernández (Arg), who recorded his second European Tour win. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

274 (-10)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Brazil Open (Aberto do Brasil). Lou Graham (USA) and Manuel Pinero (Esp) finished in second place behind Fernandez (Arg). [Sao Paulo GC, Santo Amoro, Sao Paulo, Brazil].

1975
Europe
266 (-18)
£4,000
Benson & Hedges

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Venue

Fulford

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

£4,000

Title sponsor

Benson & Hedges

Played as the Benson & Hedges Festival Open (Aug 13-16). Second-placed Maurice Bembridge (Eng) finished 1 shot behind first-time European Tour winner Fernández (Arg). [Fulford GC, York, North Yorkshire].

1972
America
Maracaibo CC
Ford

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Venue

Maracaibo CC

Score

Prize money

Title sponsor

Ford

Played as the Ford Maracaibo Open. Won by Fernandez (Arg). [Maracaibo CC, Maracaibo, Venezuela].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

282 (-2)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Argentine Masters (Torneo de Maestros) (for the last time until 1974). Second-placed Florentino Molina (Arg) finished in second place behind Fernandez (Arg). [Olivos GC, Pablo Nogués, Buenos Aires].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

279

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Dutch Open. Second-placed Tony Kugelmuller (Ger) finished 6 shots behind Fernández (Arg). [Eindhovensche Golf, Valkenswaard, nr Eindhoven].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

271

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Argentine Open (Abierto de la Republica/Argentina). Fidal De Luca (Arg) and Orlando Tudino (Arg) finished in second place behind defending champion Fernandez (Arg). [Ranelagh GC, Buenos Aires].

1968
America
Argentino GC
279
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Venue

Argentino GC

Score

279

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Argentine Open (Abierto de la Republica/Argentina). Fidel De Luca (Arg) finished in second place behind Fernandez (Arg). [GC Argentino, Del Viso, Buenos Aires].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fernandez, Vicente

Score

279 (-5)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Argentine Masters (Torneo de Maestros). Defending champion Roberto De Vicenzo (Arg) finished in second place behind Fernandez (Arg). [Olivos GC, Pablo Nogués, Buenos Aires].

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