If you are someone who fancies golf, chances are you have already heard about Tony Finau. Tony Finau is an American professional golfer currently playing on the PGA Tour. He started playing golf professionally at the age of 17. PGA Tour was his dream since he was just a 7-year-old boy. The dream became more concrete when he witnessed Tiger Woods win his first Masters at age 21. Currently, Tony stands at 9th position on the Official World Golf Ranking. He has been in the game for more than a decade now. In this article, we would talk about Tony Finau’s net worth and also look into his personal life. How much is Tony Finau’s net worth? We will get there soon, but before that, let’s look into his life.
Tony was born in a middle-class family. His father being an immigrant, didn’t always have a steady job. His mother was a strong woman who raised seven children. Both the parents had it tough but never compromised on their children’s dreams. Tony is of Tongan and Samoan ancestry. He is well-known for having won first place at the 2016 Puerto Rico Open. He later went on to qualify for his first three major tournaments in 2018, including his debut at The Masters. Tony is currently competing in BMW Championship. If qualified, his next match would be in the first week of September in the Tour Championship.
Tony Finau’s Early Life And Pro Golfing Journey
Tony Finau was born on September 14, 1989, in Salt Lake City, Utah. His fаthеr, Кеlері Fіnаu wаѕ аn іmmіgrаnt frоm Тоngа. Rаvеnа Fіnаu was his mother’s name. Thеу аrе a family of seven. Тоnу аnd hіѕ brоthеr Grірреr hаd аn іntеrеѕt іn Gоlf. Тhеу ѕtаrtеd рlауіng whеn thеу wеrе уоung. Тhеіr раrеntѕ ѕuрроrtеd thеm dеѕріtе thеіr fіnаnсіаl сhаllеngеѕ. His father used to work shifts in graveyards and many other jobs so as to provide for his family. Unfortunately, he lost his mother back in a car accident. Tony’s initial interest was basketball, and played for the school team. Along with basketball, he did play golf in both school and college. Tony was offered a basketball scholarship, but he turned it down to focus on golf.
Growing up in the community, people always told him that golf is for rich, white guys. This also made him doubt his decision to be a professional golfer. Those doubts quickly vanished as Tony played his first professional game fresh out of high school at the age of 17. He began playing on mini-tours. Some of which are Gateway Tour, NGA Hooters Tour, and National Pro Tour. Tony played on the PGA Tour Canada in 2013. He finished T3 at the 2013 Web.com Tour to earn his Tour card for 2014. Tony finished 8th in the regular season and 12th in the Web.com Tour Finals to earn his PGA Tour card for the 2014–15 season. In March of 2016, Tony won his Maiden title on the PGA tour at the Puerto Rico Open. He won against Steve Marino in a sudden-death playoff. This win moved him to the Top 25 on the Fed-Ex Cup Standings.
Tony Finau’s net worth is estimated to be around 10-12 million dollars as of today. His career earnings are around 25 million dollars, and he additionally earns 2 million dollars annually in prize money. In this year, he has reportedly earned 3 million dollars. Woah, now that’s a lot of money. Let’s talk about Tony’s lifestyle. Tony has his own organization called the Tony Finau Foundation. The organization is aimed at empowering youth and their families in the local community. Along with this, the organization also collects charity funds to build learning facilities, offer scholarships, and establish a state-of-the-art golf academy. He іѕ mаrrіеd tо Аlауnа Fіnаu. Thе соuрlе hаѕ fоur сhіldrеn nаmеd Lеіlеnе Аіаgа, Јаnісе, Ѕаgе, аnd Тоnу. He is also the member of Тhе Сhurсh оf Јеѕuѕ Сhrіѕt оf Lаttеr-dау Ѕаіntѕ.
Tony Finau’s career is shining bright right now, and he is riding high. He finished in the top 4 in all the four tournaments that he entered in PGA 2021. His second PGA tour against Cameron Smith in The Northern Trust Tournament was his second win in 5 years. The player is already on the Top 10 list of the Official World Golf Ranking. We will see what happens next soon as the BMW Championship is set to end on 29 this month. We hope that he keeps bringing his A-game to all of his future tours.