Nelson Ledesma

Nelson Ledesma

Height: 5'10" (1.78 m)
Weight: 211 (95 kg)
Age: 29 (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


Top 50 from 2019 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2019-20)

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 (7):
2011 Argentina [TLA]. 2016 Angel Cabrera Tour Grand Final [Arg].
Other Victories (1):
2017 86 Abierto OSDE del Centro presentado por FiberCorp.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

65 - 2020 Puerto Rico Open (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#166 : 2020 Bermuda Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#221 : 2019 John Deere Classic

Career Largest Paycheck:

$21,450 : 2020 Bermuda Championship (Finished 28)

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: 14 36 3 11 $45,520
2020 13 34 3 10 209 $45,520
2012 1 2 1
(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: 49 147 2 1 1 6 11 25 22 2 $423,450
2020 2 8 1 2 $11,890
2019 23 67 1 1 1 5 7 11 11 1 22 $259,106
2018 24 72 1 1 3 12 11 1 108 $152,454
(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.