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Gabriel Ormachea wins 2012 IMG Academy Leadbetter golf program Match Play tournament

Golfer Gabriel Ormachea won the 2012 IMG Academy Leadbetter golf program Match play event, held May 4-7, after defeating Rodrigo Muñozin the final round of the tournament.

The IMG Academy Leadbetter golf program Match Play tournament pits opposing golfers against each other in a bracket style set-up. Similar to the PGA Tour, IMG golf program students compete in year-round tournaments and track their results with a form of a "money list." At the end of the season, the top 64 overall golfers on the list qualify to compete in the tournament.

Ormacheaentered the tournament 17th on the money list. Days after winning the Match Play tournament, Ormachea went on to winat Whistling Stratis' Irish Course in Sheboygan, Wisc. with aneven-par68+76=144 (E) , to win the FCWT event by one shot, earning his first career win on the FCWT junior golf tour and being named Golfweek Player of the Week for May 5-11.

Ormachea committed to play collegiately for the University of Arizona golf program.

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