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2020 Mayakoba Golf Classic: 7 of world’s top 30 to compete

No. 22 Abraham Ancer will seek to become the 1st Mexican to win at El Camaleon Golf Club in the 14th year of the PGA Tour event

7: Number of the top 30-ranked players in the world who were entered in the Mayakoba Golf Classic, which begins Thursday at El Camaleon Golf Club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. No. 22 Abraham Ancer is the highest-ranked of seven Mexicans in the field for the $7.2 million event, which will pay $1.296 million to the winner. No Mexican has won the tournament at Mayakoba Resort since the event debuted in 2007 on the PGA Tour’s schedule, though Carlos Ortiz was runner-up to Brendon Todd last year. Ortiz and Todd will be among the favorites this week. Last year, a record eight Mexicans competed at Mayakoba. No. 3 Justin Thomas of the U.S. is the only top-10 player entered (tee times).

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