Nico Echavarria

Nico Echavarria

(etch-uh-vuh-REE-uh)

Height: 6'0" (1.82 m)
Weight: 165 (75 kg)
Age: 28 (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 TOURTop 50 from 2022 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


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:

#106 : 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#357 : 2019 Charles Schwab Challenge

Career Largest Paycheck:

$138,908 : 2023 Sony Open in Hawaii (Finished 12)

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: 7 19 2 2 5 $195,458
2023 7 19 2 2 5 114 $195,458
(A) - Amateur

Personal


  • 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.
  • First tee entrance song would be "Chicken Fried" by the Zac Brown Band.
  • 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.