MOLINARI Francesco

Francesco MOLINARI



ResidenceLondon, England
AttachmentCircolo Golf Torino - La Mandria
Date of Birth:08/11/1982
Place of BirthTurin, Italy
Height & Weight5ft 8½in 11st 4lbs (172cm 72kgs)
FamilyWife: Valentina (m. 2007); Children: Tommaso (2011), Emma (2015)
InterestsFootball, video games, movies, snowboarding
Turned Pro2004 (plus 4)
Qualifying School2004*

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  • Francesco Molinari - is in contention heading into the final day of the Italian Open
  • Francesco Molinari - plays a shot into the 18th green during day two of the Italian Open
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Born in Turin, the younger brother of Edoardo Molinari, he won the Italian Amateur Stroke Play twice and the Italian Match Play in 2004 before turning pro la ter that year. One of the most consistent players on the European Tour, he has won four events including his home Open d’Italia twice and the 2010 WGC-HSBC Champions, en route to a career-best fifth place finish in the Race to Dubai. Won the 2009 World Cup alongside his brother, and both played the following year in The Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor while Francesco also played at Medinah in 2012. Enjoys snowboarding in the winter, playing football and supporting Inter Milan in Italy and West Ham in London, where he lived for the last few years.

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European Tour Wins4
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
Race To Dubai8
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 860,153 (2010)


Professional Ryder Cup 2010 (winners), 12 (winners) World Cup 2006, 07, 08, 09 (winners), 11, 13, 16 Seve Trophy 2009, 11, 13 (winners) Royal Trophy 2012 Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 2002, 04 St Andrews Trophy 2004 Bonallack Trophy 2004 Palmer Cup 2004 (winners) Boys, Youths, Seniors 1998-04

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