|Date of Birth||1970-12-26|
Order of Merit
Asian Development Tour: (1) 2014 Aboitiz Invitational, Philippines. Pro wins: Won 18 pro titles on the domestic circuit; 2007 Selangor Masters, Malaysia, 2013 Sabah Masters, Malaysia. Amateur wins: (6) 1992 Canlubang Open ;1994 South East Asian Games team gold medalist; 1996 Putra Cup individual and team gold medalists; 1993 Philippine Amateur Championship; 1994 DHL Amateur Open.
• Antonio came close to winning his maiden Asian Tour title on three occasions in 2014. Finished tied second at the ICTSI Philippine Open and Mercuries Taiwan Masters and lost to Thailand’s Chapchai Nirat at the Worldwide Selangor Masters play-off. • Ended the season in a career high ninth place on the Order of Merit. • Enjoyed one top-10 in 2015 at the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship. • In 2013, Antonio enjoyed another consistent season with three top-10s at the Mercuries Taiwan Masters, Venetian Macau Open and Indonesia Open. • Also qualified for the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf in Australia. • In 2011, he battled into contention at the Worldwide Selangor Masters and narrowly missed out on his maiden win, finishing two shots back of Finland’s Joonas Granberg in equal third place. • Enjoyed a steady 2008, posting three top-10s at the Philippine Open, where he was equal fourth, Bangkok Airways Open and Mercuries Taiwan Masters. • He also qualified for the Omega Mission Hills World Cup with Gerald Rosales in 2007. • One of the most consistent players on Tour. He missed only two cuts in 14 starts on the Asian Tour in 2016.
• Antonio is also a coach for the national amateur team and is often helping fellow players on the driving range with golf tips on Tour. • Credited his recent success to a regime where he jogs every morning. “My better fitness has helped me play better over four rounds,” he said.