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Andy Ogletree to make pro debut at Mayakoba Golf Classic

Reigning U.S. Amateur champion will compete on a sponsor exemption in Mexico at the PGA Tour’s final event of 2020

Announced: By the Mayakoba Golf Classic, that reigning U.S. Amateur champion Andy Ogletree will make his professional debut at the PGA Tour event next week in Mexico on a sponsor exemption. Ogletree, 22, who tied for 34th two weeks ago in the Masters, finishing as the low amateur, recently turned professional. The Mayakoba event, which is the final tournament of the year on the PGA Tour’s 2020-21 schedule, will finalize its field on Friday. Masters champion Dustin Johnson, the No. 1 player in the Official World Golf Ranking, and No. 3 Justin Thomas have committed to play. Five other players in the top 30 – No. 12 Brooks Koepka, No. 19 Tony Finau, No. 22 Abraham Ancer, No. 25 Viktor Hovland and No. 26 Jason Kokrak – also have committed. The tournament is Dec. 3-6 at El Camaleon Golf Club in Playa del Carmen on the Yucatan Peninsula’s Riviera Maya.

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