Santiago De La Fuente, a senior All-American from the University of Houston Men's Golf team, will be competing in the U.S. Open Championship after earning his spot through the Latin America Amateur Championship. This will be his second major championship appearance this year, following his debut at The Masters in April.

By the Numbers
  • Santiago De La Fuente posted scores of 66-64 to win the Latin America Amateur Championship.
  • His two-day score at The Masters was 154 (76-78), placing him tied for 77th.
State of Play
  • De La Fuente leads the Houston Men's Golf team in scoring average with a mark of 70.20 this season.
  • He will be paired with Sam Bairstow and Eugenio Chacarra for the first two rounds of the U.S. Open.
What's Next

De La Fuente will compete at The Open Championship in July at the Royal Troon Old Course in Scotland following his U.S. Open appearance.

Bottom Line

Santiago De La Fuente's journey from winning the Latin America Amateur Championship to competing in major championships like The Masters and the U.S. Open showcases his talent and determination, positioning him as a rising star in the world of golf.