10 Things You Didn't Know About Adri Arnaus

Get to know Spaniard Adri Arnaus a little better with these facts.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Adri Arnaus
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Adri Arnaus

Arnaus enjoyed a glittering amateur career before turning professional in 2017. Now a regular on the DP World Tour, get to know him here.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Adri Arnaus

1. Adrià Arnaus Antúnez was born 17th October 1994 in Barcelona, Spain.

2. He attended Texas A&M University from 2012 to 2016. He says going to play in the States was a life changing decision. He said; 'Texas A&M impacted my life in a very positive way, helping me evolve both as a person and as a golf player. Some of my teammates and good friends who also decided to play on tour include Cameron Champ and Johannes Veerman.'

3. His hobbies include: electronic music, dogs and going to the cinema. On his website it says his golf idols are Tiger Woods and Seve Ballesteros. 

Adri Arnaus Things You Didn't Know

Arnaus has one Challenge Tour win. This came at the Ras Al Khaimah Challenge Tour Grand Final. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

4. In 2017, Arnaus won the Spanish Amateur Championship and was a member of the Spanish team that won the European Amateur Team Championship.

5. As an amateur, the Spaniard won two Alp Tour events. At the end of the season, he would qualify for the Challenge Tour.

6. Arnaus has been dating his girlfriend, Cristina Casanella, since 2019.

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7. After qualifying for the Challenge Tour in 2017, Arnaus would qualify for the European Tour (now the DP World Tour) the following year.

8. Arnaus has a variety of sponsors at the moment. On his website he has agreements with Callaway, Nike, Lacoste, Audemars Piguet and Golf Saudi.  

9. Arnaus represented Spain at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games (opens in new tab) alongside Jorge Campillo. He would shoot 67 in the final round to come in a tie for 38th.

10. Arnaus got into the winners circle on the DP World Tour in 2022 at the Catalunya Championship. He won in a playoff over Oliver Bekker. He won with a par on the 6th extra hole.

Matt studied Sports Journalism at Southampton Solent University, graduating in 2019. Now a freelance writer for Golf Monthly and the PGA, he covers all aspects of the game, from Tour news to equipment testing and buyers’ guides. Taking up the game at the age of six, Matt currently holds a handicap of 3 and despite not having a hole in one…yet, he has had two albatrosses. His favourite player is Rory McIlroy, despite nearly being struck by his second shot at the 17th during the 2015 BMW PGA Championship.