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Joaquin Niemann

Joaquin Niemann

Joaquin Niemann is still only 25 but he will play his fifth successive Open after capturing the Australian Open in real style in December.

Joaquin Niemann is still only 25 but he will play his fifth successive Open after capturing the Australian Open in real style in December.

A closing 66 took him into a play-off with Japan’s Rikuya Hoshino and after just missing out on an eagle at the first extra hole, he made one from six feet when they returned to the long 18th.

Became the first Chilean to appear in the Presidents Cup after being named as one of captain Ernie Els’s wild cards for the 2019 match.

Two years earlier, aged just 18, he was the first South American to top the world amateur rankings and by staying there to the end of that season Niemann was awarded the Mark McCormack Medal and with it gained an exemption into the 2018 Open.

He forfeited that by turning professional after appearing in The Masters, to which he had earned an invitation as Latin America amateur champion, but was called into the field for Royal Portrush the following season when 2004 winner Todd Hamilton withdrew.

Tied for sixth at the Valero Texas Open on his professional debut in April 2018 and went on to win twice before joining the LIV Golf circuit, where he opened their season in Mexico in February with a 59 and beat Sergio Garcia in a play-off, then added another title in March.

Venue
Finish
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
Par
Royal Liverpool 2023
M/C
78
69
-
-
-
M/C
St Andrews 2022
T53
69
74
73
68
284
-4
Royal St George's 2021
T59
69
70
73
70
282
2
Royal Portrush 2019
m/c
76
71
-
-
-
M/C

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