27 Facts About Tony Finau


Milton Pouha "Tony" Finau was born on September 14,1989 and is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour.

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Milton Pouha Finau was born on September 14,1989 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Tony Finau won the Utah State Amateur Championship in 2006, defeating future PGA Tour player Daniel Summerhays in the 36-hole championship match.

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Tony Finau played on the PGA Tour Canada in 2013, making seven cuts in eight starts.

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Tony Finau won his first title in August 2014 at the Stonebrae Classic.

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Tony Finau finished 8th in the regular season, and 12th in the Web.

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In March 2016, Tony Finau won his maiden title on the PGA Tour at the Puerto Rico Open.

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Tony Finau won in a sudden death playoff over Steve Marino with a birdie on the third extra hole.

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Tony Finau had earlier missed a putt for the victory outright on the 72nd green.

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Tony Finau opted not to defend his Puerto Rico title in 2017, instead taking his chances to get into the field at the 2017 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, but was two players short of entering the field, which takes the top 64 available players from the Official World Golf Ranking.

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Tony Finau finished in a tie for 10th place at the 2018 Masters, despite dislocating his ankle in the Par-3 contest the day before the first round.

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In June 2018, Tony Finau finished in 5th place at the US Open after a double-bogey on the 18th hole, his highest finish to date in a major tournament.

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Tony Finau finished the 2018 PGA Tour season ranked sixth in the season-long FedEx Cup.

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On October 28,2018, Tony Finau lost a playoff against Xander Schauffele in the WGC-HSBC Champions.

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In December 2019, Tony Finau played on the US team at the 2019 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia.

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In February 2020, Tony Finau lost the Waste Management Phoenix Open in a sudden death playoff to Webb Simpson.

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Tony Finau, who lost to Simpson's birdie on the first extra hole, had held a two stroke lead with two holes to play, but Simpson finished with consecutive birdies to force the playoff.

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Tony Finau's struggles continued on Sunday, including a triple bogey on the par-four sixth hole, ultimately shooting six over par on the day and finishing the tournament in eighth place, two under par.

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In early 2021, Tony Finau had a stretch of five weeks where he finished in the top 4 in all four tournaments that he entered.

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Tony Finau finished fourth at The American Express, tied second at the Farmers Insurance Open, tied second at the Saudi International on the European Tour and he lost in a playoff to Max Homa at the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California.

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Tony Finau won the 2021 Northern Trust, beating Cameron Smith in a playoff.

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In September 2021, Tony Finau played on the US team in the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin.

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Tony Finau trailed tournament leader Scott Piercy by five shots and second-place Emiliano Grillo by one when the final round began, but everything turned on the back nine when Piercy shot a final-round 76 with a back-nine 41 while Tony Finau shot a final-round 67 with a 33 on the back nine that include a bogey 6 at the last.

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One week later, Tony Finau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic for back-to-back victories.

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Tony Finau is of Tongan and Samoan descent, the first person of such ancestry to play on the PGA Tour.

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Tony Finau is the cousin of NBA basketball player Jabari Parker and former NFL football player Haloti Ngata.

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Tony Finau is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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