Adilson Da SILVA
|Date of Birth||1972-01-24|
Order of Merit
PRO WINS: (9) 1997 Nashua Wild Coast Sun Challenge, 1998 Leopard Rock Classic, 2007 SUNCOAST Classic, 2007 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour @ Fancourt, 2009 SAA Pro-am Invitational @ Prince's Grant, 2010 Zambia Open, 2010 Suncoast Classic, 2011 Nashua Golf Challenge, 2013 Zambia Sugar Open. AMATEUR WINS: (3) 1990 Brazil Amateur Open Championship, 1991 Brazil Amateur Open Championship, 1992 Zimbabwe Amateur Championship, Phalaborwa Open.
• Enjoyed a career high in 2016 when he was given the honour of striking the first tee shot at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro when golf made a return into the programme after 112 years. • Best finish in 2016 was tied fourth at the Hero Indian Open. • In 2015, enjoyed a top-three finish at Mercuries Taiwan Masters. • Finished runner-up Marcuries Taiwan Masters in 2014. • Qualified for 2013 ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf in Australia. • In 2011, Adilson was one of five players who made history as the most number of players to be involved in a play-off at the Singapore Classic. He bowed out after the second play-off hole. • Has won multiple times on the Sunshine (Southern African) Tour. Started playing extensively in Zimbabwe from between 1996 to 2003, winning more than 30 titles and five Zimbabwean Order of Merit crowns. • Played in the British Open in 2000 and 2007.