Carlos Ortiz

Carlos Ortiz

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 150 (68 kg)
Age: 29 (April 24, 1991)
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Residence: Dallas, Texas
Family: Wife, Haley; Sofia, Mila

Education: University of North Texas (2013, International Studies)
Turned Professional: 2013
City plays from: Guadalajara, Mexico


Exempt Status


Top 125 in 2018-19 FedExCup standings (thru 2019-20)

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (3):
2014 (3) Panama Claro Championship, El Bosque Mexico Championship, WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2019 Desert Classic (Round 2)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#12 : 2020 Mayakoba Golf Classic

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#107 : 2015 Valero Texas Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$544,800 : 2020 Mayakoba Golf Classic (Finished 2)

2019-20 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
Sanderson Farms Championship - Finished T4 at the Sanderson Farms Championship, collecting his second consecutive top five at the event. Played in the final pairing in the final round for the first time in his PGA TOUR career. Houston Open - Earned his fourth career top-five with a T4 at the Houston Open. Ranked second in the field in Strokes Gained: Around the Green (1.026 per round). Mayakoba Golf Classic - Earned first career runner-up on the PGA TOUR with a T2 at the Mayakoba Golf Classic. Was one of two players from Mexico to finish in the top-10, joining Abraham Ancer (T8). Co-led the field in Birdies (24).

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 104 313 1 1 7 19 57 47 $3,839,111
2020 14 48 1 3 5 10 4 29 $1,488,104
2019 28 82 1 3 4 14 14 113 $1,073,962
2018 1 4 1 $20,789
2017 1 4 1 $15,820
2016 29 75 1 10 19 $263,466
2015 30 96 1 9 20 10 93 $964,137
2014 1 4 1 $12,834
(A) - Amateur
Korn Ferry Tour (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD Priority Rank Earnings
Total: 71 237 3 1 2 12 27 49 22 $837,514
2018 24 86 1 4 11 19 5 33 $195,337
2017 24 83 2 8 18 6 58 $122,364
2016 3 8 1 2 104 $4,410
2014 19 58 3 2 6 8 11 8 3 $515,403
2010 1 (A) 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2020 CNL T16
2019 T52
2016 CUT CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 T67
2015 T24 T65

Personal


  • Grew up in Guadalajara, Mexico, playing at Guadalajara Country Club, the same home course where LPGA great Lorena Ochoa grew up playing. Is 10 years younger than Ochoa but recalls the work and dedication she put in on the range every day.
  • Started to play golf with his father as a youth and picked golf over other sports because "it is the most challenging sport to play."
  • Says he would probably be a businessman if he were not playing golf.
  • Biggest thrill in golf is the adrenaline he gets in competition.
  • Big fan of Real Madrid.
  • Enjoys "Two and a Half Men" and the movie "The Untouchables."
  • Favorite athlete in another sport is Roger Federer.
  • Enjoys steak, sushi and Japanese food.
  • His favorite vacation spot would have beaches or skiing.
  • Dream foursome would include Tom Watson, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.