Munoz Becomes First-Ever Mean Green Golfer To Play In The Open Championship
Conference USA Championship Starts Sunday April 24
Was named to 2012 All-Sun Belt team for the third straight season ... He, along with teammate Rodolfo Cazaubon, is the sixth player in school history to earn all-conference honors in his first three seasons ... Had the second-lowest stroke average on the team at 72.72 ... Had three top-five finishes, five top-10 finishes and seven top-25 finishes on the year ... Had a stretch of three straight tournaments of finishing in the top-five ... Finished tied for third at the William Tucker Intercollegiate at 1-under par ... Began the spring season tied for fourth place at the Lone Star Invite ... Was alone in third place at the UTSA/Oak Hills Invitational, just one stroke away from the title ... Shot a season-low round of 67 in the final round of the UTSA/Oak Hills Invitational ... Shot five rounds in the 60's ... Was tied for ninth place at the Sun Belt Conference Championship ... Shot a team-low score of 214 at the NCAA Bowling Green Regional and had the best finish at the regional in a tie for ninth place.
Turned in one of the best seasons in school history as he won the 2011 Sun Belt Conference Championship, was named to the All-Sun Belt team, and posted the lowest stroke average in over 16 years ... Won three individual titles, starting with the William H. Tucker Invitational ... Finished in a tie for first with score of 4-under par ... Captured back-to-back individual titles by winning the Long Star Invitational outright with a mark of 5-under par ... Was the first time a North Texas player had won back-to-back titles in over a decade ... Had nine top-20 finishes on the year and four top-3 finishes ... Won the Sun Belt Conference title with a score of 7-under par ... Shot a season-low round of 66 on three different occasions and had eight sub-70 rounds on the year ... His stroke average of 71.25 was the best on the team and the lowest in recorded history since 1994 ... Ortiz, along with teammate Rodolfo Cazaubon, played in the World Amateur Team Championship as they were selected to play for the Mexican World Amateur Team in late October.
Had the second-lowest stroke average and was named to the all-conference team as a freshman ... Posted the third-best round in the nation with a 64 at the Sun Belt Conference Championship, which also tied the conference record for lowest round in the event ... Qualified for the NCAA Regional and shot a final round of 71 ... Had seven top 20 finishes, and three top 10 finishes last season ... Had a stretch in which he finished seventh, eighth, and ninth in consecutive weeks ... Notched three rounds in the 60's.
Was the No. 1 ranked player in the MJGA flight 16-18 and is the No. 2 player in the Mexican Federation of Golf ... Was the No. 1 player in the Mexican Federation of Golf ... Is also part of the National Junior Golf Team for Mexico for a second straight season ... Finished second at the Byron Nelson Junior Championship over the summer ... Was ranked No. 178 by Junior Golf Scoreboard after his finish at the Byron Nelson.
Born on April, 24, 1991 ... Son of Carlos and Claudia Batamero.