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Horacio Carbonetti

Horacio Carbonetti
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Horacio Carbonetti
Born (1947-11-17) 17 November 1947 (age 66)
Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Nationality  Argentina
Turned professional 1978
Current tour(s) European Seniors Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 31
Number of wins by tour
European Seniors Tour 2
Other 12 (regular)
17 (senior)
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT: 1980 (3rd round)
PGA Championship DNP

Horacio Carbonetti (born 17 November 1947) is an Argentine professional golfer. He is the brother of golfer Luis Carbonetti.

Carbonetti was born in Río Cuarto, Córdoba. He won multiple amateur tournaments, mostly in Argentina. In 1976, he lost by playoff the Simon Bolivar Cup Professional Championship in Venezuela. He turned professional in 1977.

In his debut tournament as a professional, Carbonetti was second at the Metropolitan Open behind Florentino Molina in 1977. In 1980, he shot a 64 in the second round of The Open Championship, at Muirfield, setting a new course record. He won the Argentine Tour Order of Merit in 1980 and the Cordoba Tour Order of Merit in 2001. He played on the European Tour from 1978 to 1981.

Carbonetti is currently a member of European Seniors Tour and has won two tournaments on this tour.

Amateur wins (27)

  • 1967 Rio Cuarto Open
  • 1968 La Cumbre Open
  • 1969 Center Open
  • 1970 Amateur Argentine Open
  • 1971 Abierto del Litoral, Porto Alegre Open (Brazil)
  • 1972 Porto Alegre Open (Brazil), Argentine National Amateur Championship, Gordon Kenneth Cup, Luis Gestoso Grand Prix, Alvear Grand Prix
  • 1973 Center Open, Quito City Open (Ecuador)
  • 1974 San Pablo Open (Brazil), Luis Gestoso Grand Prix, La Cumbre Open
  • 1975 Acantilados Grand Prix, Santo Domingo Open (Chile), Argentine National Amateur Championship
  • 1976 Simon Bolivar Cup (Venezuela), Mendoza Open, Chaco Open
  • 1977 Ranelagh Open, Velox Grand Prix, Argentine National Amateur Championship, Abierto del Litoral, Fultom Grand Prix

Professional wins (31)

Argentine wins (8)

Other wins (4)

  • 1972 Porto Alegre Open (Brazil) (as amateur)
  • 1984 Rio de Janeiro Cup's (Brazil)
  • 1985 Los Leones Open (Chile)
  • 1988 Cali Open (Colombia)

European Seniors Tour wins (2)

Argentina senior wins (14)

Other senior wins (3)

  • 1998 Seniors Classic (USA)
  • 1999 Maryland Senior Open (USA)
  • 2002 European Senior Tour Qualifying School (Portugal)

Team appearances


  • Eisenhower Trophy (3): 1972, 1974, 1976
  • South American Cup (Los Andes Cup) (9): 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 (winners), 1974 (winners), 1975, 1976 (winners), 1977 (winners)
  • Hispanidad Cup (2): 1972 (winners), 1974
  • Vigil Cup (Argentine) (6): 1967, 1969, 1970, 1975 (winners), 1976 (winners), 1977 (winners)

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