Tony Finau

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Full Name Tony Finau
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Tony
Gender Male
Famous As Golfer
Birth Date September 14th, 1989
Birth Place Salt Lake City

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About Tony Finau

Tony Finau is a professional golfer. He currently plays on the PGA Tour. He is best known for winning two professional tournaments. His professional tour wins include 1 "PGA tour" win, and 1 "Web.com Tour" win. He also won first place at the 2016 Puerto Rico Open. He went on to qualify for the first three major tournaments in 2018, including his debut at The Masters. In the year 2006, he won the Utah State Amateur Championship. Additionally, he is also known to participate in "U.S Open", "The Open Championship", and "PGA Championship". Finau is of Tongan and Samoan descent, the first person of such ancestry to play on the PGA Tour. He turned professional at the age of 17 and began playing on mini-tours including the Gateway Tour, NGA Hooters Tour, and National Pro Tour. He competed against Bubba Watson in the 2018 Genesis Open. In July at the Memorial Tournament, Finau held a four-stroke lead in the third round before faltering on the back nine with two double bogeys. Recently, Tony Finau didn't have the best showing in the final round of the St. Jude Invitational as he struggled to make up ground. He finished the fourth round at four-over and that was the score that Finau ended the tournament with. The Rose Park native started the tournament with a par on the first hole before scoring a bogey on No. 2. Finau finished the front nine with seven pars. The back nine didn't start the way he wanted it to with a bogey. After three straight pars, Finau double-bogeyed the 14th hole. Finau made par on No. 15 before scoring his first and only birdie of the round on No. 16. He made par on the 17th hole and finished the round with a bogey. When the tournament started on Thursday, Finau shot even par, followed by a two-under second round on Friday. On Saturday, Finau shot two-over. Finau has a great opportunity to bounce back in the next tournament which will be the PGA Championship. The tournament will be held at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, California. It will begin on Thursday, August 6, and will go through August 9.

Tony Finau was born on 14th September 1989 in Salt Lake City, the USA; his birthplace/hometown. His real name/birth name is Milton Pouha Finau. He is American by nationality and his ethnicity is mixed with Tongan and American Samoan. He was born to his parents, Kelepi Finau (father) and Ravena Finau (mother). Moreover, he also has a sibling; a brother named Gipper. His father was an immigrant from Tonga. His mother was also a very strong lady who raised seven homeless children. Their parents supported them despite their financial challenges. As per his education, he attended West High School. He didn't go to college. At the age of 17, he became a full-time professional golfer. As of 2019, he celebrated his 30th birthday. His Zodiac sign is Virgo and his religion is Christian. He is the cousin of NBA basketball player Jabari Parker and NFL football player Haloti Ngata. Scroll more to know about his full biography including his facts, family, ethnicity, career, swing, salary, net worth, and more. 

Tony Fina, a professional golfer

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Tony Finau's Golf Career

  • Starting the career as an amateur, Tony Finau won the Utah State Amateur Championship in 2006, defeating future PGA Tour player Daniel Summerhays in the 36-hole championship match. 
  • At the age of seventeen, he turned professional and began playing on mini-tours including the Gateway Tour, NGA Hooters Tour, and National Pro Tour.
  • Finau with his brother Gipper competed on the Golf Channel's The Big Break in 2009 and finished second on Big Break Disney Golf.
  • After that, he played on the PGA Tour Canada in 2013, making seven cuts in eight starts. 
  • He finished T-3 at the 2013 Web.com Tour qualifying school to earn his Web.com Tour card for the year 2014 and in the same year, he won his first title in August 2014 at the Stonebrae Classic.
  • He also finished 8th in the regular season, and 12th in the Web.com Tour Finals to earn his PGA Tour card for the 2014-2015 season.
  • He won his maiden title on the PGA Tour at the Puerto Rico Open in March 2016. 
  • He opted not to defend his Puerto Rico title in 2017, instead of 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.
  • He also qualified for the first three majors in 2018, including his first Master's appearance, by making it to the Tour Championship in the year 2017 where he 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. 
  • He finished in 5th place at the U.S. Open after a double-bogey on the 18th hole, his highest finish to date in a major tournament in June 2018. 
  • He finished the 2018 PGA Tour season ranked sixth in the season-long FedEx Cup and he earned over $5,600,000 in the 2017-2018 season with 11 top-10 finishes. 
  • His best finishes in the season were second at the Safeway Open and The Northern Trust. 
  • He also finished T2 at the Genesis Open.
  • Jim Furyk named him as a captain's pick for the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National outside of Paris, France in September 2018. 
  • He finished with a 2-1-0 record and won his singles match over Tommy Fleetwood (6 and 4). 
  • He lost a playoff against Xander Schauffele in the WGC-HSBC Champions on 28th October 2018. 
  • He also won more than $1,000,000 by finishing second.
  • In April 2019, he was in the final group of the Master's Tournament with Tiger Woods, who went on to win his 15th major championship and Francesco Molinari. 
  • He ended the tournament tied for 5th.
  • He played on the U.S. team at the 2019 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia in December 2019. 
  • The U.S. team won 16-14 where he went 0-1-3 and halved his Sunday singles match against Hideki Matsuyama.
  • In February 2020, Finau lost the Waste Management Phoenix Open in a sudden-death playoff to Webb Simpson. 
  • 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.
  • He also held a four-stroke lead in the third round before faltering on the back nine with two double bogeys as of July 2020. 
  • Finau's T-3 placing at the 3M Open meant that he now shares the PGA Tour record (30) for the most top-10 finishes in a four-year period without a win.

U.S. national team appearances

Amateur

  • Junior Ryder Cup: 2004, 2006

Professional

  • Ryder Cup: 2018
  • Presidents Cup: 2019 (winners)

Tony Finau's WIFE, Alayna Finau

Talking about the marital status of Tony Finau, he is a married man. He was married to his beautiful wife, Alayna Finau. The duo is also blessed with 4 children named Nene Finau (2012), Jraice Finau (2013), and Tony Finau Jr. (2015), and Sage Finau (2017). As of today, they are enjoying their life a lot without any disturbances.  Their youngest children Sage underwent surgery to correct his Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation. The couple often goes for a vacation with their children. They were last spotted at Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom, enjoying their vacation. They are currently residing in Utah. He also runs the Tony Finau Foundation, and it's an organization aimed to empower youth and their families in the local community. 

Tony Finau with his wife and childrens

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Tony Finau's Net Worth 2020

The professional golfer Tony Finau is a successful person and he is one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour regularly getting into the top-10 of the leader board as he won his first PGA Tour. He has reached a great height in his career. As of 2020, the net worth of Tony is estimated to have $10 Million. Whereas, his net worth as of 2019 is estimated to have $8 million. In the year 2019, he earned more than $5 million. Additionally, he has won $1,763,657 over 11 events. Without a doubt, he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his career. He is satisfied with whatever he is getting at present. His major source of earning is from his golf career.