Titleist Pro V1 Player Camilo Villegas goes low at The Open

Posted: July 18, 2008

Titleist Pro V1 player Camilo Villegas fired a second round five-under 65 at Royal Birkdale to get back to one-over for the championship and two strokes from the lead after 36 holes. Camilo's round got off to a rough start with bogeys at the first two holes, but he made eight birdies over the final 16 holes, including the last five in a row. Click on the video player below to hear what Camilo had to say about his round.

 

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mwhitehead


We followed Camilo on the Friday at Birkdale and at the start it was just me and Camilo along with a few followers.  As soon as this guy began to make some birdies, and especially on the final five holes, he began to draw a crowd. I think he did himself a lot of favors and made himself a lot more fans that day. I hope things pan out for Camilo, and he can land his PGA Tour victories, and who knows...maybe a major.

mwhitehead


Camilo is a sight to watch. I followed his group at the Deutsche Bank and he hit a dead pull to the left, about 50 yards off to the left of the green, and has a hard shot to the green and puts it about 10 feet. And I'm thinking, the difference between the average golfer and these guys is that anyone can hit a shot 50 yards offline, but pros can make a par or birdie out of it.