PXG Tour Professional Cristobal Del Solar recorded the lowest score ever in a PGA TOUR-sanctioned event, shooting a remarkable 57 during the first round of the Korn Ferry Tour’s Astara Golf Championship.
Capitalizing on the favorable conditions at Country Club de Bogota-Pacos, a par-70 course stretching 6,254 yards amidst the challenging elevation of nearly 9,000 feet, Del Solar opened with six birdies and a sensational eagle on the par-4 ninth hole, propelling him to an impressive 8-under at the turn.
Maintaining his momentum into the back nine, Del Solar showcased his skill with a birdie on the challenging par-4 10th, followed by an eagle on the demanding par-5 12th. His run continued with birdies on the 14th and 15th holes while he locked in four crucial pars on the closing stretch, notably conquering two of the course’s most formidable challenges – the par-3 17th and par-4 18th. Finishing the day with an incredible -13 under par, Del Solar’s record 57 propels him into the history books.
Who is Cristobal Del Solar?
Cristobal Del Solar is currently navigating his sophomore year on the Korn Ferry Tour. Hailing from the ranks of Florida State University, Del Solar made the leap to professional golf in 2017 after completing his collegiate journey. Prior to earning his Korn Ferry Tour card for the 2022-23 season, he honed his skills over a four-year stint on both the PGA TOUR Latinoamerica and PGA TOUR Canada circuits. In the 2023 season, Del Solar secured a commendable 58th position on the Korn Ferry Tour Points List, showcasing his steady progress and determination on the professional golfing stage
What’s in the Bag?
Let’s take a closer look at the PXG clubs that played a pivotal role in his record-breaking round.
- PXG Sugar Daddy II Wedges: Known for their exceptional feel and versatility, the PXG Sugar Daddy II wedges have become a favorite among elite golfers. These wedges provide Del Solar with the precision and control needed for precise shots around the green. The tour-inspired design ensures optimal performance in a variety of conditions, allowing him to execute the delicate shots that set him apart from the competition.
- PXG 0211 ST Irons: PXG Tour Inspired Irons are a testament to PXG’s commitment to innovation and performance. Crafted with precision and designed for maximum workability these irons deliver consistent distance and accuracy for skilled players.
Get Fitted For Record-Breaking Golf Clubs
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