Camilo Villegas and Juan Pablo Montoya
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya is a golf fan today, following his friend and fellow countryman Camilo Villegas.
These two athletes joined forces in March to host a Nationwide Tour event in Colombia, their native country. They both played in a Pro-Am affiliated with the event, and later that week, Villegas won the Honda Classic in West Palm Beach.
Today, Villegas recorded a 70 (-2) in the first round of THE PLAYERS. For the golfers who played their rounds in the morning, J.B. Holmes is the leader at -6. He shot a 66.
Montoya is currently 18th in the Sprint Cup points standings. This week's race be Saturday night in Darlington.
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