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    Meet Emiliano

    Resistencia, Argentina Place of Birth
    5′ 8″ (175cm) Height
    Sports, football Interests
    Chaco GC Attachment
    2011* Qualifying School

    Continued to progress in 2014, the highlight being a runner-up finish in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic which helped him to a career-best 44th in the Race to Dubai. His decision at the age of 14 to move away from his home town, to the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires so he could play golf, looked to have paid dividends when he graduated to the European Tour via the 2011 Qualifying School Final Stage.

    A 65 in the fifth round at PGA Catalunya Resort was key to his taking the ninth card, and he made the most of it by finishing 94th in the 2012 Race to Dubai, before finishing five places higher the year after.

    Following his move to Buenos Aires, he moved to the USA at the age of 16 to study as well as hone his golf skills, having already spent a year travelling back and forth to the David Leadbetter Golf Academy. Represented Argentina as an amateur and won the Tarra Cotta Invitational in Naples, Florida in April 2011 before turning professional in September. Supports Argentinian football team River Plate.