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For a young Mexican star, seeing helps him believe
Web Heal WEB PGA Tour winners Carlos Ortiz, Adam Hadwin, CEO, David Brown, and PGA Tour winner Derek Fathauer celebrate with for the closing bell at NASDAQ on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Mark Von Holden /Invision for Images) - photo by Associated Press
The road to the PGA Tour out of Mexico was never going to be easy for Carlos Ortiz, even if it was paved with a measure of privilege. Only five Mexican-born players had ever made it to the PGA Tour. Two of them won tournaments a generation before he was born, the most recent title by Victor Delgado in 1978 at the Ed McMahon-Jaycees Quad City Open.