Catalan David Puig achieves his second singles victory in the United States

Barcelona, ​​February 12th (EFE). 19-year-old Barcelona player David Puig, who is currently ranked 15 in the world amateur rankings and a member of the American University of Arizona team, has won his second singles victory over United. States Circuit.

Puig, who was born in La Garriga (Barcelona) and is in his sophomore year at university as part of “ Sun Devils, ” has become a singles and team champion at the Amer Ari Invitational Championship, which takes place this week in Hawaii.

The youngster from Barcelona asserted himself with great authority in the tournament, with 67 laps, 68 and 68 strokes to -13 in total, four ahead of his closest stalkers, Sexy Guo (Southern California) and Blake Wagner (Arizona). ).

An excellent run, with four birds in the final five holes of the tournament, made it out of reach for all of its competitors. This is David Puig’s second win with his alma mater, which he achieved at the end of 2019.

However, his career in the United States has not been as long as it might seem, since the pandemic put the competition on hold when he only played four tournaments with the league.

The previous week, Puig made his debut as a winner with his apparent victory at the Southwestern Invitational, a prestigious tournament held in Westlake Village, California.

He trained at Barcelona Golf Club, his career is great. In March 2018 he won the Spain U-18 Championship. In June, he finished second with the Spanish team in the U-18 World Championship (Japan) and a month later he won the gold medal in the European U-18 Championship.

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In September he won the International U-18 Championship (La Cañada). He also participated in the Junior Rider Cup (France), the Jacques Leggles Cup (Finland) and the Youth Olympic Games (Buenos Aires). EFE

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