Tony Finau

Tony Finau

(FEE-now)

Height: 6'4" (1.93 m)
Weight: 200 (91 kg)
Age: 33 (September 14, 1989)
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
Residence: Lehi, Utah
Family: Wife, Alayna; Jraice, Leilene Aiaga, Tony, Sage, Sienna-Vee

Special Interests: Fire knife dancing, playing guitar, watching movies
Turned Professional: 2007
City plays from: Salt Lake City, UT, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2024-25)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (4):
2016 (1) Puerto Rico Open at Coco Beach. 2021 (1) THE NORTHERN TRUST. 2022 (2) 3M Open, Rocket Mortgage Classic.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2014 (1) Stonebrae Classic.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2022 RBC Canadian Open (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2021 THE NORTHERN TRUST

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#9 : 2022 Fortinet Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,710,000 : 2021 THE NORTHERN TRUST (Finished 1)

2021-22 Season Highlights


Won the 3M Open and Rocket Mortgage Classic in back-to-back weeks and went on to finish No. 9 in the FedExCup standings, earning a bonus of $1.25 million. Became the first player to win consecutive tournaments on the PGA TOUR schedule since Patrick Cantlay at the 2021 BMW Championship and TOUR Championship and first to do so during the FedExCup Regular Season since Brendon Todd in 2019. Was one of three players on the season to win in back-to-back starts and one of nine to win multiple titles. Earned multiple victories in the same season for the first time in his career. Qualified for the FedExCup Playoffs for the eighth consecutive season and advanced to the TOUR Championship for the sixth year in a row. Finished the FedExCup Regular Season No. 7 in the FedExCup standings, earning a bonus of $1.4 million via the Comcast Business TOUR TOP 10. Earned one of the six automatic qualifying spots for the United States in the 2022 Presidents Cup.

PGA TOUR
Mexico Open at Vidanta - Finished T2 at the Mexico Open, his ninth career runner-up on TOUR. Led the field in Strokes Gained: Tee to Green (3.690 per round). Charles Schwab Challenge - Finished T4 at the Charles Schwab Challenge, his second top-five of the season. RBC Canadian Open - Held a share of the lead entering the final round of the RBC Canadian Open before finishing 2nd, earning the 50th top-10 of his career. Fell to 0-for-5 with the 54-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR. 3M Open - Won the 3M Open by three strokes, earning his third career PGA TOUR title in his 212th career start. Entered the final round trailing Scott Piercy by five strokes and recorded a closing 4-under 67. Became the fifth player on the season to face a 54-hole deficit of five strokes or more and go on to win (first since Sam Burns at the Charles Schwab Challenge). Rocket Mortgage Classic - Won the Rocket Mortgage Classic by five strokes the week after winning the 3M Open, earning his fourth PGA TOUR title. Held a share of the lead after the first and third rounds, winning for the first time in each of those positions. Hit 66 of 72 greens in regulation for the week, becoming the first player to hit 66 or more in a four-round event since Aaron Wise at the 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson. Hit all 18 greens in regulation in the first round, doing so in a round for the first time in his TOUR career. FedEx St. Jude Championship - Finished T5 in his title defense at the FedEx St. Jude Championship. Marked his third consecutive top-five on TOUR.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2019, 2022 Ryder Cup : 2018, 2020

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 2 - 3)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 216 743 4 10 3 54 104 169 47 $31,511,352
2022 25 86 2 2 7 9 20 5 9 $6,117,886
2021 27 90 1 2 8 16 22 5 11 $5,740,097
2020 20 72 1 1 7 10 16 4 17 $2,932,286
2019 25 84 2 1 6 12 20 5 7 $4,344,380
2018 28 98 3 11 19 25 3 6 $5,620,138
2017 29 104 1 8 12 24 5 19 $2,838,629
2016 28 95 1 2 10 19 9 45 $1,814,790
2015 31 106 5 16 22 9 43 $2,095,186
2011 1 2 1
2008 1 2 1
2007 1 4 1 $7,960
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2022 CUT T35 T30 CUT T28 T35
2021 CUT T38 T8 T8 T15 T28 T34 14
2020 CNL T4 T53 T65
2019 T22 T5 T64 CUT 3 2 (P) T40 T27 T25
2018 T57 T10 T42 5 T9 T11 T17 T10 T27
2017 CUT T44 T27
2016 CUT CUT CUT T18
2015 T10 T14
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2022 T5 T28 9
2021 1 (P) T15 T11
2020 CUT 5 17
2019 T30 4 7
2018 2 T4 T8 T15
2017 T54 T65 T7 T7
2016 12 T24 T66
2015 T16 CUT T47

Personal


  • Born in Salt Lake City, is of Tongan and Samoan descent.
  • First sport was fire-knife dancing, a Samoan ritual.
  • Member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints.
  • Third oldest of seven siblings, including four brothers and two sisters. Brother, Gipper, is the youngest player to make a Korn Ferry Tour cut, doing so at age 16 years, 20 days in Utah in 2006 (T58). His cousin is NBA basketball player Jabari Parker.
  • Played center on the basketball team and helped team reach the state tournament his junior and senior seasons. Averaged 11 rebounds per game as a senior. Chose to not pursue basketball and concentrated on golf instead despite college basketball scholarship offers. Turned professional at 17 after graduating high school.
  • Attended West High, the same high school as 1926 U.S. Amateur champion and five-time PGA TOUR winner George Von Elm.
  • Finished second on Golf Channel's "Big Break Disney" in 2009.
  • Favorite teams are the Los Angeles Lakers, the Dallas Cowboys, the Utah Utes and the USC Trojans.
  • Food lover. If not a professional golfer, he would be a chef.
  • Established The Tony Finau Foundation, built on a family discovered experience through the game of golf. It aims to empower and inspire youth and their families to discover, develop, and achieve the best of their gifts and talents through the game of golf, educational funding, and core family values.