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Venezuelan Manuel Torres wins in León

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The Venezuelan Manuel Torres beat Isidro Benítez in the tiebreaker and took the honors of the sixth stage of the Professional Golf Tour 2021 that was played at the Club Campestre de León.

This was one of the most contested stages so far this season and Torres prevailed with a score of 200 strokes, 16 under par, to win.

The Caracas native defeated Isidro Benítez from Puebla in the first playoff hole to make his debut as champion in the Professional Golf Tour in what is his first year as a member of the only golf pay circuit in Mexico.

The champion in León was very happy to say, «“ This Tour has helped me a lot to raise my level, it is a great platform for all professional golfers on the continent ».

He added that he played an extraordinary round “and fortunately things were given to me to take the victory.”

He stated that “Isidro and I have been friends for many years, this time I made the birdie and he didn’t.” With the result Torres was credited with a check for 265 thousand pesos.

For his part, Isidro Benítez, who was looking for his third victory in the Professional Golf Tour, declared that the important thing is that he is back, “I played very well and was excellent with the wedges, which will help me a lot for qualifying next Monday. from the WWT Championship at Mayakoba.

The third place went to Diego Córdova from Leon when he signed a final score of 201 hits, 15 under par; He couldn’t keep first place, but he stayed in the top 3.

In fourth place there was a tie between the local Luis Gerardo Garza and the leader of the ranking, the Guatemalan José Toledo, both with 202 strokes, 14 under par.

In the end, a bag of one million 600 thousand pesos was distributed.

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