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With a presence from Altagracia, Argentina leads the Andes Cup

The Argentine Men's team with Andrés Schömbaun from Alta Gracia is one of the leaders along with Venezuela in the competition after the end of the


The Argentine Men’s team with Andrés Schömbaun from Alta Gracia is one of the leaders along with Venezuela in the competition after the end of the first round at Porto Alegre CC. In the morning, the national team won both foursomes against Uruguay, also winning the individual matches in the afternoon.

Their other rival of the day was Colombia, a country against which they won two wins in the morning and three out of four in the afternoon. Mateo Fernández de Oliveira, Segundo Oliva Pinto, Andrés Schönbaum (h), Vicente Marzilio and Juan Martín Loureiro make up the Argentine team with Francisco Alemán as Captain and Juan Ignacio Gil and Mariano Scalise as Coach and Physical Trainer on this occasion.

In Ladies with Julieta Oviedo in the team, Argentina is equal with Brazil and Colombia in third position adding three units, one less than Venezuela, which also leads in this field. Valentina Rossi Ela Anacona, María Cabanillas, Laura Edmonds and Julieta Oviedo are led by María Olivero and have Jorge Bollini as Coach. This morning, against Peru, Argentina lost one match and drew the other, while in the afternoon they won their four matches. Against Colombia, the foursomes were adverse, while the Argentine team reaped three wins from four games in the afternoon.

The championship is organized by the South American Golf Federation and the Brazilian Golf Confederation, with the support of the Rio-Grande Golf Federation and the Porto Alegre Country Club.

In 2021, the Porto Alegre Country Club reopened its course after two years of renovation carried out by course architect Dan Blankenship, modernizing the course of the club that opened its doors in the 1930s and established the golf course. 18 years old in 1947. New irrigation and drainage systems were added, improving the general conditions of the par 70 course that, as has been said, will become the sixth venue for Brazil in a regional competition.