Rubén Alvarez

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Rubén Alvarez
Personal information
Full nameRubén Alvarez
Born(1961-05-30)30 May 1961
Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died9 November 2014(2014-11-09) (aged 53)
Nationality Argentina
Turned professional1986
Former tour(s)Tour de las Americas
Professional wins19
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipT67: 1994
PGA ChampionshipDNP
Achievements and awards
Argentine Tour
Ranking winner

Rubén Alvarez (30 May 1961 – 9 November 2014) was an Argentine professional golfer.

Alvarez was born in Pilar, Buenos Aires. He worked as a caddie in Buenos Aires, before turning professional in 1986.

Alvarez won the Argentine Qualifying School in 1986, and went on to win the Argentine Tour Ranking (Order of Merit) in 1991, but he only competed once in a major championships, the British Open in 1994.[1] He competed on the Challenge Tour in 1991, with a best of two second-place finishes, the Ramlösa Open and the Jede Hot Cup, both held in Sweden. He competed on the European Tour from 1993 to 1995, and had two top ten finishes, coming 9th in both the 1994 Tenerife Open and the 1995 Madeira Island Open.

Alvarez represented Argentina on one occasion in the World Cup, in 1991 in Italy, and was 3rd in an individual tournament. He was second in the San Pablo Open (Brazil) in 1990.

Alvarez died of cancer in 2014.[2][3]

Professional wins[edit]

Argentine wins (18)[edit]

Other wins (1)[edit]

  • 1991 La Deheza Grand Prix (Chile)

Team appearances[edit]

  • World Cup (representing Argentina):: 1991, 1992


  1. ^ "1994 British Open – Leaderboard". Yahoo Sports.
  2. ^ "Rubén Alvarez, ex miembro del European Tour, falleció a los 53 años". Golf Channel – Latin America (in Spanish). 10 November 2014. Archived from the original on 4 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Falleció Rubén Álvarez" (in Spanish). Asociacion Argentina del Golf. 10 November 2014. Archived from the original on 14 December 2014.

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