Augusto Núñez

Augusto Núñez

(ow-GOOS-toh NOON-ehz)

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 185 (84 kg)
Age: 29 (November 03, 1992)
Birthplace: Yerba Buena, Tucuman, Argentina
Residence: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Family: Wife, Dina; Lujan,

Special Interests: Listening to music
Turned Professional: 2012
City plays from: Tucuman, Argentina


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 50 from 2022 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Latinoamerica Victories (3):
2016 (1) Flor de Cana Open presented by The Mortgage Store. 2019 (2) Banco del Pacifico Open presentado por Quito Alcaldia, Shell Championship.
International Victories (1):
2019 Karibana Cartagena Colombian Open.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

69 - 2023 Fortinet Championship (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#253 : 2017 DEAN & DELUCA Invitational

Career Largest Paycheck:

$6,480 : 2018 Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship (Finished 60)

2021-22 Season Highlights


Earned his first PGA TOUR card with a No. 12 finish on the season-long Korn Ferry Tour Eligibility Points List, largely off the strength of five consecutive top-six finishes across June and July. Recorded nine top-10s, the second-highest total on Tour. Led the Tour in greens in regulation percentage (75.65), and ranked third on Tour in scoring average (68.81), seventh in the all-around ranking, and ninth in total driving.

Korn Ferry Tour
Astara Golf Championship presented by Mastercard - Closed with a 6-under 65, despite a double bogey on the front nine, and totaled a 14-under 269 for a T7, his first top-10 since July 2020, at the Astara Golf Championship presented by Mastercard. Lake Charles Championship - Recorded four rounds in the 60s, totaling a 12-under 272 for a T9 at the Lake Charles Championship. Veritex Bank Championship - Carded four rounds in the 60s, highlighted by a final-round 7-under 64 which propelled him to 18-under 266 and a T7 finish, his third top-10 in six starts, at the Veritex Bank Championship. Visit Knoxville Open - Carded four rounds in the 60s and totaled a 12-under 268 for a T9, his fourth top-10 of the season, at the Visit Knoxville Open. BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by TD SYNNEX - Stood T4 or higher through all four rounds and recorded three rounds of 66 or better as he totaled 20-under 265 and finished T3 at the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by TD SYNNEX. Wichita Open Benefitting KU Wichita Pediatrics - Tallied his second consecutive top-10 and took solo-sixth, totaling 18-under 262 with the highlight being a 9-under 61 in the third round at the Wichita Open Benefitting KU Wichita Pediatrics. The Ascendant presented by Blue - Opened with a 6-under 66 for the outright 18-hole lead and remained inside the top four the rest of the week, totaling a 15-under 273 for T3, his third consecutive top-10, at The Ascendant presented by Blue. Memorial Health Championship presented by LRS - Opened the week with back-to-back 66s, followed by a third-round 10-under 61, finishing at 21-under 263 and T5 at the Memorial Health Championship presented by LRS for his fourth consecutive top-six finish. Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper - Tallied his fifth consecutive top-six finish (and ninth top-10 of the season), totaling 22-under 266 for placing T2 at the Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper.

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: 2 6 1 1 $6,480
2023 1 2 1
2018 1 4 1 $6,480
(A) - Amateur

Personal


  • A native of Tucuman, he moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to work on his game with his coach and former Korn Ferry Tour member Sebastian Fernandez.
  • Tiger Woods is his favorite athlete to watch. Favorite team is Atletico Tucuman. Favorite course he's played is Olivos GC in Buenos Aires.