Nelson Ledesma

Nelson Ledesma

Height: 5'10" (1.78 m)
Weight: 211 (95 kg)
Age: 30 (July 25, 1990)
Birthplace: Tucuman, Argentina
Residence: Tucuman, Argentina
Family: Wife, Eliana; Lorenzo, Justina

Special Interests: Soccer
Turned Professional: 2007
City plays from: Tucuman, Argentina


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 50 from 2019 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2020-21)

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (2):
2018 (1) LECOM Health Challenge. 2019 (1) TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes.
PGA TOUR Latinoamerica Victories (1):
2017 (1) 86 Abierto OSDE del Centro presentado por FiberCorp.
International Victories (1):
2011 Roberto De Vicenzo Classic.
Other Victories (5):
2016 Angel Cabrera Tour Grand Final. 2014 96th Campeonato Abierto del Sur. 2014 Abierto Termas de Rio Hondo. 2013 Gran Premio OSDE Las Praderas. 2011 Abierto Termas de Rio Hondo.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

65 - 2020 Puerto Rico Open (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#21 : 2021 Safeway Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#221 : 2019 John Deere Classic

Career Largest Paycheck:

$57,420 : 2021 Safeway Open (Finished 23)

National Team Selections


Aruba Cup : 2017

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: 21 50 1 4 17 $102,940
2021 3 8 1 1 2 175 $57,420
2020 17 40 3 14 217 $45,520
2012 1 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Personal


  • Originally from Tucuman, Argentina, the same hometown as Andres Romero, who inspired him to pursue a PGA TOUR career.
  • Was introduced to golf as a caddie at age 12 and turned professional four years later.
  • Soccer is his favorite sport away from golf. Argentine professional sports club River Plate is his favorite team.