PLAYA DE CARMEN, MEXICO | It's hard to think of a 21-year-old being a veteran of anything. But when it comes to the Latin America Amateur Championship, Walker Campbell is certainly seasoned. The Bermuda native is competing in this championship for the fifth year in a row, this time at the El Camaleon Golf Club at the Mayakoba Resort south of Cancun, Mexico. And while he has neither won this tournament nor ever made the cut, he nonetheless glows as he talks about how much he has enjoyed being a part of the LAAC – and how much he has learned about himself through those experiences.
“I was a high school senior when I played my first Latin America Amateur and I had never competed in anything like it,” Campbell recalls. “I was definitely humbled when I saw how good the other golfers were and that made me respect even more what golf at such a high level was all about as it pushed me to work harder on my own game.”
Then, there was the honor of representing his country in what has become one of the biggest international amateur golf eve...
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