How many majors has Francesco Molinari won – Bogeys to Birdies

It has been a fantastic 2018 so far for the very talented Italian but just how many majors has Francesco Molinari won since he started out on his professional career since turning pro in 2004? In his first year on the European Tour in 2005 he finished a lowly 86th on the order of merit – but since then things have changed in a big way! How many majors has Francesco Molinari won - Francesco Molinari

How many majors has Francesco Molinari won

Born in 1982 in Turin, Italy and grew up playing golf with his brother Edoardo they both flourished into playing on the European Tour, unfortunately, Edoardo has fallen down the official world golf rankings while Francesco Molinari is now sitting pretty in the top ten in the world.



2018 has been quite a remarkable year for Francesco Molinari, his major breakthrough this year was at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in May, he held off a stellar field including Rory McIlroy breathing down his neck coming down the final stretch, he held on well to win this major flagship event held annually on the European Tour.

How many majors has Francesco Molinari won

He backed that win up by winning his first PGA Tour event at the Quicken Loans National, which made the American audience realise he is and has always been a force to be reckoned with, however the pinnacle of 2018 was the winning of the Open Championship at Carnoustie in Scotland, so the Open Championship is his only golf major to date.



In his professional career he has had 9 wins in total and his best finishes at the majors to date has been tied 19th at the US Masters in 2012, tied 23rd at the US Open in 2014, tied 2nd at the US PGA Championship in 2017 – and now the gold medal winner and champion golfer at the Open Championship in 2018.

How many majors has Francesco Molinari won - Francesco Molinari

How many majors has Francesco Molinari won

This week Francesco will head across the Atlantic to play in the Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio then a week later he will be trying to better his runner-up spot of last year at the US PGA Championship in St. Louis, Missouri at Bellerive Country Club – he must surely fancy his chances of stealing a possible back to back win in the majors where this course will suit his game – good luck at this year’s final major Francesco but whoever comes out victorious will hold the title for only 8 months because the next US PGA Championship will now be played in May 2019!



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