Born:Sept 14, 1992 in Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina.
Presidents Cup player (2017). Winner on the PGA Tour and PGA Tour Latinoamérica. PGA Tour Rookie of the Year (2016).
Grillo started his professional playing career in 2012 on the European Tour, before switching his focus to the PGA Tour from 2016.
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.
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].
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].
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
American Dunes opens for play following Nicklaus transformation
Nicklaus Design has transformed the former Grand Haven Golf Club in Michigan into the American Dunes Golf Club, a new public course that is now open for play
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