United States

Abraham Ancer


Abraham Ancer is a notable, up-and-coming young player on the PGA TOUR. This rising star was born in South Texas and grew up in Reynosa, Mexico, where he lived until age 14. His parents are natives of Mexico, and he has dual citizenship in Mexico and the United States. He played golf at Odessa College and the University of Oklahoma, where he graduated in 2013. During his year at Odessa, Ancer was a first-team All-American, and finished in a tie for second in the Junior College National Golf Championship. He was also a recipient of the Jack Nicklaus Player of the Year award. At Oklahoma, he saw the most success during his first year, winning twice while having the sixth-lowest scoring average in Oklahoma history of 72.03. He ended up second in all-time scoring average. Abraham turned professional in 2013, and has been on the PGA TOUR since 2018. He was a member of the 2019 President’s Cup, and is best known for his breakout performance where he went undefeated only to fall to Tiger Woods in match play on Sunday, and having several top-25 finishes in the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 seasons.


  • 2021 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational winner
  • Finished 2nd at the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship, 2020 American Express and the 2020 RBC Heritage 
  • Member of the 2019 President's Cup International team
  • Represented Mexico in 2018 World Cup
  • 10 top-25 finishes on the PGA TOUR in 2018-2019 season
  • 9 top-25 finishes on the PGA TOUR in the 2019-2020 season
  • 2010 Jack Nicklaus Award winner as the Junior College National Player of the Year at Odessa College in Texas

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Personal Data

Full Name:
Abraham Ancer

February 27, 1991

McAllen, TX

San Antonio, TX

Odessa College, University of Oklahoma

Special Interests:
Collects putters, enjoys hunting and soccer, part owner of Flecha Azul Tequila

Turned Professional:

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PGA TOUR profile