Quito hosts the 2022 South American Amateur Golf Championship

The capital of the Republic will once again host the best in the region when, from January 12 to 15, it will host the XVI Open that will be disputed with the presence of 14 countries on the court of Quito Tennis and Golf Club.

A total of 114 golfers from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Guatemala and Costa Rica will contest the individual which aims to determine and award the best amateur player in the entire region.

The tournament, which will be played in the capital under strict biosecurity measures, will be divided into two categories, one for men with 65 golfers and another of ladies with a total of 49 athletes.

Among the golfers who will represent Ecuador will be the current South American Youth Champions by teams Philippe Thorin and Renato naula and the bronze medalists of the last South American Youth of this sport, Isabella Yu Lee and Valentina Guarderas. They will complete the tricolor delegation Anika Veintemilla, Valentina Cortez, Manuel Corral and Ben El Cohn.

It is worth mentioning that in 2010, South American Golf Federation decided to invite amateur golfers from other regions of the continent to this tournament and for that reason athletes from various countries of Central and North America.