Benjamin Alvarado

    Benjamin Alvarado

    Height: 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)

    Weight: 72 kg (159 lb; 11.3 st)

    Birthday: 2 September 1985

    College: Arizona State University

    Year turned pro: 2007

    Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

    Country: Chile

    Sponsor: Viña Santa Carolina

    Born in Santiago, Chile in 1985 Alvarado studied at Arizona State University where he achieved All-American honors in both 2006 and 2007.

    Alvarado has had a varied career since he turned professional in 2007. He has played on the Challenge Tour, the Tour de las Américas, the Canadian Tour, PGA Tour Latinoamérica and the Tour. Alvarado’s level of success has been varied. He achieved wins on both the Tour de las Américas and the Tour. Having finished eleventh on the Tour money list for 2013, Alvarado earned his card for the 2014 PGA Tour; the first Chilean player to do this. He lost his card after finishing 240th on the FedEx Cup points list.

    As of the end of 2014 Alvarado was yet to achieve a win on the PGA Tour and had amassed prize money of $13.241.