Tony Finau Returns To Saudi Arabia For Second Consecutive Year

Feb 1, 2022, 3:38 PM
Tony Finau of the USA plays his tee shot on the 17th hole during Day One of the Saudi International...
Tony Finau of the USA plays his tee shot on the 17th hole during Day One of the Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club on February 04, 2021 in King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Tony Finau will return to Saudi Arabia for the second consecutive year and contend for the Saudi International following a T2 finish in his debut a year ago.

Finau, 32, will tee it off alongside Shane Lowry and Graham McDowell at 10:10 P.M on Wednesday evening.

In 2020, Finau finished in a tie for second and just two shots behind winner Dustin Johnson. It was the first time that Finau had played a competitive event in Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi International is on the European Tour and will likely be the only European Tour event that Finau contends in this season, outside of the WGC events that are also considered European Tour events.

Season To Date

Through the 2021-22 PGA Tour Season Finau has contended in six events to date. Most recently, Finau was cut after a poor second round showing at the Farmers Insurance Open marking just the second time this season that Finau has failed to play on the weekend.

His best result came when he finished in a tie for seventh at the Hero World Challenge. A T19 also occurred the week prior at the Sentry Tournament of Champions.



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