Italian professional golfer who's won the 2010 WGC-HSBC Champions and has represented Europe in three winning Ryder Cup teams, 2010, 2012 and 2018. He also won the 2018 Open Championship, his first major victory and the first major won by an Italian professional golfer.
He earned his European Tour card for 2005 through qualifying school and finished in 86th place on the tour's Order of Merit in his rookie season.
He's been in the top 100 of the World Rankings continuously since the end of 2008.
He played with his brother Edoardo, and they won the 2009 Omega Mission Hills World Cup. It was Italy's only win in the event.
Golfer Gareth Maybin has also competed in the Omega Mission Hills World Cup.