|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.
In 2013, Antonio enjoyed another consistent season with three top-10s at the Mercuries Taiwan Masters, Venetian Macau Open and Indonesia Open, along with six other top-20s. Also qualified for the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf in Australia. He enjoyed his best ever season in 2012, finishing in the top-five on three occasions. He finished third in the ICTSI Philippine Open, runner-up in the Mercuries Taiwan Masters and fifth in the season-ending Iskandar Johor Open in Malaysia to finish a career high 12th on the Order of Merit. 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. Also finished tied ninth in the Indonesian Masters. Antonio started his 2010 Asian Tour season strongly with a tied-ninth finish at the season-opening Asian Tour International. He missed only three cuts throughout the season and also finished tied-13th at the Johnnie Walker Cambodian Open. Antonio was one of the most consistent golfers in 2009 as he missed only five cuts the entire season. He placed tied ninth at the SAIL Open in India and finished tied eighth at the lucrative Hero Honda Indian Open. He enjoyed a steady 2008, posting three top-10 finishes at the Philippine Open, where he was equal fourth, Bangkok Airways Open and Mercuries Taiwan Mast ers. He finished 55th on the Order of Merit and his form was an extension to his 2007 season where he sparkled with a runner-up outing at the Iskandar Johor Open followed by a third place finish in the Brunei Open. He also qualified for the Omega Mission Hills World Cup with Gerald Rosales in 2007.
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.