BEST CAREER FINISH ON PGA TOUR LATINOAMÉRICA: T3 Lexus Panama Classic (2014)
CAREER VICTORIES: (3) 2007 Abierto Internacional de San Luis in San Luis, Argentina [TLA], 2011 Campeonato Abierto Norpatagónico in Bahia Blanca, Argentina [Argentina], Abierto del Nordeste in Chaco, Argentina [TLA].
PGA TOUR Latinoamérica member 2012-2014.
2014: Earned his best PGA TOUR Latinoamérica career finish with a T3 finish at the Lexus Panama Classic in May. Got in contention following a course record setting 8-under 64 during the third round at the Buenaventura Golf Club in Rio Hato, Panama… A month earlier, in consecutive weeks, finished T4 at the 83rd Abierto OSDE del Centro in Cordoba, Argentina and T7 at the Roberto De Vicenzo Invitational Copa NEC, an event in which he held the 36-hole lead in Montevideo, Uruguay… Had a T15 finish at the SIGA Dakona Dunes Open on PGA TOUR Canada in July, his only top-25 finish in four starts in Canada.
2013: Finished the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica season ranked No. 19 in the Order of Merit. Collected five top 10’s and made the cut in ten of his 14 starts. His best finish was T6 at the Arturo Calle Colombian Classic in November. Collected top-10 finishes in three of the last five events of the season.
2012: Finished the inaugural season of PGA TOUR Latinoamérica ranked No. 25 in the Order of Merit. Had two fifth-place finishes and three top-20 finishes. Made the cut in seven of his nine starts. Collected his two PGA TOUR Latinoamérica fifth place finishes in consecutive weeks, first at the Dominican Republic Open (T5) and then at the Puerto Rico Classic (solo fifth) in early November… During the first half of the year finished T3 at the Tour de las Americas’ 81st Abierto OSDE del Centro in Cordoba, Argentina. Had four top-15 finishes to close the TLA’s abbreviated final season ranked No. 10 in the Order of Merit.
2011: Won the Abierto del Nordeste in Chaco, Argentina to collect his second career win on the Tour de las Americas. Carded rounds of 71, 66, 66 and 71 to win by five shots at 274 (-14). Had three top-10 finishes and seven top-25 finishes to closet he year ranked No. 13 on the TLA Order of Merit. His season ending rank on the TLA secured him a full card for the 2012 season of PGA TOUR Latinoamérica… Won the Campeonato Abierto Norpatagónico on the Argentine Tour in April.
2010: His best Tour de las Americas finish was T3 at the 84th Abierto de Chile… Had three top-10 finishes and six top-25 finishes in 12 TLA starts.
2009: Finished fourth at the Tour de las America’s Abierto de Hacienda Chicureo in Chile… Had two top-10 finishes and five top-25 finishes in 9 TLA starts.
2008: Made five cuts in 17 European Challenge Tour starts, with a T27 at the II Club Colombia Masters as his best… Missed the cut in two European Tour starts (Austria GolfOpen and Russian Open).
2007: Won his hometown’s Abierto de San Luis, a Tour de las Americas’ event, for his first career win as a professional. Posted rounds of 72, 71, 69 and 67 to win by one at 279 (-5). Claimed runner-up honors at the 2007 Abierto Telefónica de Guatemala, a TLA – European Challenge Tour co-sanctioned event in which he lost by one to Welshman Jamie Donaldson in February… Made 12 starts on the Challenge Tour, but his runner-up finish in Guatemala was his only top 10.
2006: Turned professional in January.
AMATEUR CAREER: Ranked as Argentina’s No. 1 Amateur between 2004 and 2005… His decorated amateur career includes a victory at the 2004 South American Championship and appearances in several international competitions representing Argentina.
PERSONAL: Full name is Emilio Esteban Domínguez Tonelli… Single… Has a brother, Eugenio, and a sister, Paula… High School: Instituto Santa Catalina in San Luis, Argentina… Affiliated to the San Luis Golf Club… Cars are one of his biggest interests outside of golf… Enrique Colanita, Pablo Sola, Rubén Llanes, Santiago Garat and Gustavo Piovano are the instructors he has worked with… Argentina’s Olivos Golf Club and Nordelta Golf Club are his favorite golf courses to play… Argentine soccer’s River Plate is his favorite professional team… The Argentine style asado (barbeque) is his favorite meal… Tiger Woods and Ángel Cabrera are his favorite athletes to watch… Mar del Plata, San Luis and New York are his favorite cities… The Argentine Coast and Punta del Este, Uruguay are his favorite vacation spots… Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Jack Nicklaus would round out his dreamed foursome… Not many people know that he is a big shoe fan… Bucket list includes raising a family… His personal motto: “Never let people tell you that there’s something you can’t do.”