Ortiz wins 1st Web.com Tour title in Panama
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Carlos Ortiz won the Panama Claro Championship on Sunday to earn his first Web.com Tour title. The former North Texas player shot a 6-under 64 in the final round at Panama Golf Club for a four-shot victory.
Ortiz, 22, finished at 12-under 268 and earned $112,500, and jumped from seventh to second on the Web.com Tour money list for a total of $171,500. The Mexico native is $63,650 behind Alex Cejka, the winner of the season-opening Colombia Championship.
Jason Gore finished second at 8 under. Former Florida State player Daniel Berger, Derek Fathauer and Aron Price finished in a tie for third at 7 under.
Other notable finishes include former Alabama standout Justin Thomas and Brazil Champions winner Jon Curran (T-15, 3-under 277), 2013 NCAA Individual champion Max Homa (T-51, 3-over 283) and 2012 Web.com Tour money leader Casey Wittenberg (T-70, 7-over 287).