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Velo Wins 2024 Astara Golf Championship

Velo KFT Win

BOGOTA, Colombia - San José State men's golf alumnus Kevin Velo won the Korn Ferry Tour's Astara Golf Championship presented by Mastercard which took place February 8-11 at the Country Club de Bogota.

  • Velo set a tournament scoring record of 261 (-22).
  • He shot consecutive rounds of 64-67-64-66.
  • His birdie-birdie finish in the final round forced a playoff.
  • He overcame a four-shot deficit in the final four holes and secured the win on the first playoff hole.
  • The tournament victory is the first of Velo's career on the Korn Ferry Tour.
  • He played for San José State from 2015-16 to 2018-19.
  • His best collegiate finishes were second place at both the 2017 Alister MacKenzie Invitational and the 2019 Bandon Dunes Championship.

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