Two recent Beaver Golf alums, Diego Velasquez and Morten Madsen have been enjoying success in their first season as professionals. This week, Diego, qualified for the Miccosukee Championship on the Nationwide Tour. After round 1 Diego was in T3 after an opening round 65 (-6) (leaderboard). This is Diego’s seventh start on the Nationwide Tour.
Morten, who turned professional this past Winter, was named Ecco Tour 2011 Rookie of the Year. Playing in 14 events Morten won 1 event (Actona PGA Championship) and finished 2nd, three times. With his 3rd place finish on the Ecco Tour Order of Merit, Morten has gained status on the European Tour’s – Challenge Tour for the 2012-2013 season. The Challenge Tour in Europe is equivalent to the Nationwide Tour.
Congratulations to both Morten and Diego, keep up the good work and Go Beavs!