Who's who: Emiliano Grillo

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Who's who: Emiliano Grillo

  • Name:

    Emiliano Grillo
  • Country:

    Argentina
  • Born:

    Sept 14, 1992 in Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2011

Roll of Honour

Presidents Cup player (2017). Winner on the PGA Tour and PGA Tour Latinoamérica. PGA Tour Rookie of the Year (2016).

Did you know?

Grillo started his professional playing career in 2012 on the European Tour, before switching his focus to the PGA Tour from 2016.

Top tournaments won by Emiliano Grillo

2023
America
272 (-8)
$1,566,000
Charles Schwab

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Grillo, Emiliano

Score

272 (-8)

Prize money

$1,566,000

Title sponsor

Charles Schwab

Played as the Charles Schwab Challenge (May 25-28). Emiliano Grillo (Arg) beat Adam Schenk (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole (par-3 16th). Grillo recorded his second PGA Tour win, both of which came with birdies at the respective second playoff holes. [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].

2016
Awards
$3,371,705
see Score
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Grillo, Emiliano

Venue

Score

$3,371,705

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Emiliano Grillo (Arg) won the PGA Tour 2015-16 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player, based on the votes of his peers. He finished 22nd on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $3,371,705.

2015
America
273 (-15)
$1,080,000
Fry's Electronics

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Grillo, Emiliano

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$1,080,000

Title sponsor

Fry's Electronics

Played as the Frys.com Open (Oct 15-18, 2015; PGA Tour 2015/16 season opener). 23-year-old rookie Emiliano Grillo (Arg) beat Kevin Na (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole (par-5 18th). Playing in his eighth PGA Tour event, Grillo joined a growing band of players to win their first start as a full member of the Tour. At the time, the others were: Marty Fleckman (1967), Ben Crenshaw (1973), Jim Benepe (1988), Robert Gamez (1990), Garrett Willis (2001), Henrik Stenson (2007) and Russell Henley (2013). [North course, Silverado Resort, Napa, CA].

2014
America
266 (-18)
US$27,000
Visa/Peugeot

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Grillo, Emiliano

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

US$27,000

Title sponsor

Visa/Peugeot

Played as the VISA Open de Argentina presented by Peugeot (Dec 4-7; PGA Tr Latinoamérica saeson-ending event). Second-placed Brad Hopfinger (USA) finished 6 shots behind Grillo (Arg), who claimed his first career victory in three seasons as a professional with a win in his home open championship. [Martindale CC, Pilar, nr Buenos Aires].

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