Tony Finau

Tony Finau

(FEE-now)

Height: 6'4" (1.93 m)
Weight: 200 (91 kg)
Age: 31 (September 14, 1989)
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
Residence: Lehi, Utah
Family: Wife, Alayna; Jraice, Leilene Aiaga) Tony, Sage

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


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 125 in 2019-20 FedExCup standings (thru 2020-21)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (1):
2016 (1) Puerto Rico Open at Coco Beach.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2014 (1) Stonebrae Classic.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2020 Waste Management Phoenix Open (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#2 : 2018 Safeway Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#9 : 2019 Hero World Challenge

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,072,000 : 2019 World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions (Finished 2)

2020-21 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
U.S. Open - Finished T8 at the U.S. Open in September, his third consecutive top-10 in major championships and eighth total. The American Express - Carded four scores in the 60s to finish solo-fourth at The American Express. Held a share of the 54-hole lead, falling to 0-for-4 with the 54-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR. Farmers Insurance Open - Finished in a five-way tie for second at the Farmers Insurance Open, recording his second consecutive top-five on TOUR. Marked his seventh career runner-up on TOUR. The Genesis Invitational - Lost to Max Homa in a playoff at The Genesis Invitational, earning his second consecutive runner-up on TOUR and eighth of his career. Fell to 1-3 in playoffs. Shot a final-round 64, tying Sam Burns (R1) for low 18-hole score of the week. Co-led the field in Eagles (2), Birdies (20) and Par-5 Scoring Average (4.08). Masters Tournament - Finished T10 at the Masters Tournament in April, his third top-10 in four starts at the event.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2019 Ryder Cup : 2018

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 3)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 178 615 1 8 3 45 88 139 39 $22,838,431
2021 14 48 2 6 9 12 2 11 $3,185,061
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
2021 CUT T38 T8 T28 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
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
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.