ResidenceVerona, Italy
AttachmentGardagolf CC
Date of Birth:19/04/1993
Place of BirthVerona, Italy
Height & Weight6' 1" 12st 6lbs (183cm 79kg)
InterestsFootball, television, music
Turned Pro2010
Qualifying School(Joined Tour as an Affiliate Member 2010)

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Born near Verona, he started playing golf aged three with a set of plastic clubs. At 16 became the youngest winner of the Amateur Championship in 2009 before taking the silver medal for low amateur in the 2009 Open Championship. He broke another record in April 2010 when he became the youngest player to make the cut at the Masters Tournament, where he finished in a tie for 36th place – the best performance by a European amateur for 73 years. He turned professional and became the youngest winner in European Tour history with victory in the 2010 Castello Masters at 17 years and 188 days. Went on to win four titles by 20, including the 2013 BMW PGA Championship. Was the second youngest full European Tour Member in history after his idol, the legendary Seve Ballesteros.

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European Tour Wins4
Wins this season0
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Race To Dubai282
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 791,660 (2013)


Professional World Cup 2013, 16 Seve Trophy 2011, 13 (winners) Royal Trophy 2011 Italy Olympic 2016 GolfSixes Italy 2017 Amateur Junior Ryder Cup 2008 Jacques Léglise Trophy 2007, 08 Boys, Youths, Seniors 2007-10

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