The Golf in Mexico maintains a steady growth with the work carried out by the new management of the Mexican Federation of this sport. In an
Mexican Golf Federation in search of more talent
The Golf in Mexico maintains a steady growth with the work carried out by the new management of the Mexican Federation of this sport. In an interview for 24 HOURS, owner of this body, Fernando Lemmen Meyerstated that the balance for national golf so far this year is positive, with a good number of young athletes who have approached this sport in recent years.
This added to the success that he affirms meant the Mexican Open in Vallarta, held between April and May last, with the historical presence of ten national golfers.
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“Taking it to the PGA level was something exceptional, which makes us very happy and which will surely impact children’s audiences,” he said. Lemmen–Meyer.
Although it is still a pending task to generate more facilities to access this sport at the national level, the tournaments that are currently being held, with the support of all the confederations, have made these contests more educational and competitive events, with higher participation rates. .
He stressed that despite the departure of Abraham Ancer and carlos ortiz of PGA Tours (by veto), they maintain the hope that in the short term. “It is complicated, however we currently have three golfers in the PGA prelude in cases of Alvaro Ortiz, Jose de Jesus Rodriguez Already Roberto Diazin the finals to be able to seek promotion to the maximum circuit”.
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“It could happen that next year we have three or none in the PGA, but what is certain is that a lot of work has been done in recent years in Mexican golf, with many young Mexicans who have been pushing hard from the amateur sector” Ferdinand added.
He affirms that they respect Ancer and Ortiz’s position of having gone to the so-called Super League of golf, emphasizing that “they remain firm working with the USGA (United States Golf Association) and the PGA” with whom they have agreements in force.
The FMG made an agreement with Educampo for the comprehensive development of rural families throughout the country with annual support in conjunction with the PGA estimated at 850 thousand pesos for this civil association
MANAGEMENT OBJECTIVES 2021-2025
-Increase in FMG affiliates from 14,300 to more than 19,000
-Increase in the average number of participants in youth tournaments in Mexico (300 per contest)
-Two new tournaments for women’s golf within the LPGA circuit and the Epson Tour for 2023