Francesco Molinari is an Italian professional golfer. His first and only major victory is the 2018 Open Championship. In Open Championship, he won the 2018 BMW PGA Championship, his fifth European Tour, and Quicken Loans National. He also won the Ryder Cup 2018. In 2010, Molinari won WGC-HSBC Champions and he represented Europe in 2010, 2012, and 2018.
Francesco Molinari Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $20 M|
|Full Name Francesco Molinari|
|Birth Date 8 November 1982|
|Age 39 years|
|Birthplace Turin, Italy|
|Profession Professional Golfer|
Francesco Molinari Early life and Amateur Career:
Molinari was born in Turin Italy on 8 November 1982. He has won Amateur Stroke Play Championship twice and in 2004 he won the Italian Match Play Championship.
Francesco Molinari Professional Career:
Molinari turned professional in 2004 and his professional wins are 10. He earned his European card in 2005. In 2006, he had his first victory in Telecom Italia Open. He ranked 38th in Order of Merit. During the years 2007 and 2009, he didn’t win on any tour instead he was a runner-up.
On 2009, Molinari and his brother won the Omega Mission Hills World Cup in China. During 201, he won the WGC-HSBC Championship, and he defeated Lee Westwood. This ranked him 14th in Official World Golf Ranking. In October, he represented Europe in the 2010 Ryder Cup, and he lost a singles match to Tiger Woods.
In 2012, he won European Tour and in July a week before the Open Championship, he lost in a playoff to Jeev Milkha Singh. Molinari didn’t win any tournament during 2013-2014 but he kept his position in the top fifty. He earned 6th position at the 2014 Players Championship, and this made him earn a PGA Tour card for 2014-15. In 2016, he won the 2016 Italian Open, earned 2nd position at the 2015 Open de Espana, and was in 3rd place in the 2015 Memorial Tournament.
In 2018, he won his first Rolex Series Title and his fifth European Tour. In the same year, he won Quickens Loans National. At the 2018 Open Championship Molinari won from Tiger Woods and then he ranked 6th in Official World Golf Ranking. He qualified for the European team and defeated the U.S. team. Molinari also won the singles match. He won the European Tour Golfer of the Year award in 2018 and the European Tour Players’ Player of the Year award.
In 2019, he won Arnold Palmer Invitational for his 3rd PGA Tour victory.
Francesco Molinari Charity:
Molinari is the ambassador for Borne.
Francesco Molinari Coaches:
Dave Alred has worked with Molinari since 2018. He works with him in many of his games.
Francesco Molinari Wife:
Molinari married Valentina in 2007 and he has 2 children. Not a lot is known about his wife, but it is said that Valentina is also Italian, and they met each other in Italy.
Francesco Molinari Net Worth:
Molinari has a $20 million net worth that was estimated in 2022. He won $1,250,000 in Race to Dubai.
Francesco Molinari Body Features:
|Height 65 ft 8 in|
|Weight 72 kg|
|Hair Color Black|
|Eye Color Dark Brown|