Nico Echavarria

Nico Echavarria


Height: 6'0" (1.82 m)
Weight: 165 (75 kg)
Age: 29 (August 04, 1994)
Birthplace: Medellin, Colombia
Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Education: University of Arkansas (2016, International Relations)
Special Interests: Tennis, ping-pong, soccer
Turned Professional: 2017
City plays from: Medellin, Colombia

Exempt Status

PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2024-25)

Career Victories

PGA TOUR Victories (1):
2023 (1) Puerto Rico Open.
PGA TOUR Latinoamerica Victories (2):
2018 (2) Sao Paulo Golf Club Championship, San Luis Championship.
International Victories (2):

Player Statistics

Career Low Round:

64 - 2023 Butterfield Bermuda Championship (Round 2)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#40 : 2023 Puerto Rico Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#278 : 2023 Valero Texas Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$684,000 : 2023 Puerto Rico Open (Finished 1)

2022-23 Season Highlights

Puerto Rico Open - Won the Puerto Rico Open by two strokes, earning his first career PGA TOUR title in his 11th start. Became the first rookie in the 2022-23 class to win on TOUR. Marked his first career top-10 on TOUR. Co-led the field in Par-4 Scoring Average (3.78).

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: 31 78 1 1 3 8 23 $1,035,131
2023 31 78 1 1 3 8 23 107 $1,035,131
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments

THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession


  • Has two older brothers, Andres and Miguel. Andres, a professional golfer since 2011, is a two-time PGA TOUR Latinoamerica winner and has also been a Korn Ferry Tour member. Andres competed at the University of Florida. Miguel played golf for the University of Michigan.
  • His father and grandfather started taking him to the golf course when he was age two.
  • If not a professional golfer says he would be a businessman.
  • Michael Phelps is his favorite athlete outside golf. Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are his favorite golfers. Favorite restaurant is Andrés Carne de Res. Loves going to Colorado in the winter. Bucket list includes skydiving.
  • Not many people know he is a really good ping pong and tennis player.
  • An early golf memory is watching Tiger Woods play at The Open Championship in 2010.