Augusto Núñez

Augusto Núñez

(ow-GOOS-toh NOON-ehz)

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 185 (84 kg)
Age: 30 (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:

67 - 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#180 : 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#253 : 2017 DEAN & DELUCA Invitational

Career Largest Paycheck:

$28,045 : 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii (Finished 41)

2022-23 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR Latinoamerica
116 VISA Argentina Open presentado por Macro - Playing in his national open, opened 68-68 and was in the hunt headed to the weekend. Could only shoot three under over the final 36 holes at Nordelta GC to T5 with Chandler Blanchet and Alejandro Tosti.

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: 10 27 3 7 $48,370
2023 9 23 2 7 183 $41,890
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.