Emiliano Grillo – Another 22 Year Super Star?


So who is this Emiliano Grillo from Argentina that kicked off the Canadian open with an 8 under 64? He’s a guy that turned pro on the European Tour back in 2011 at the age of 19. Will he have another bogey free day today?

With only 1 professional win under his belt on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica he does have a decent number of top 10’s for a 22 year old. Despite Chad Campbell roaring in today with a 9 under, the young guys have been making noise this month so I won’t be counting him out for the win.

In case you don’t know Emiliano…

He has killer focus.

Bedminster, N. J.--07/21/09--Emiliano Grillo watches his tee shot at No. 10 during Tuesday stroke play of the 62nd U. S. Junior Amateur Championship at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.--(Photo by Tracy Wilcox/GOLFWEEK)
(Photo by Tracy Wilcox/GOLFWEEK)

He knows how to chill out.

SHENZHEN, CHINA - APRIL 19:  Emiliano Grillo of Argentina in action during the final round of the Shenzhen International at Genzon Golf Club on April 19, 2015 in Shenzhen, China.  (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
(Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

He doesn’t mind a good chat with the press.


But likes to talk to his mom more.