Pro golfer A. Meronk of Poland (born May 31, 1993) competes on the European Tour.
When he took home the trophy from the 2022 Horizon Irish Open, he made history as the first Polish golfer to ever win on the European Tour.
Originally, A. Meronk came from Germany. From 2012 to 2016, he studied at East Tennessee State University.
In 2012, 2014, and 2016, A. Meronk competed on behalf of Poland in the Eisenhower Trophy. In 2015 and 2016, he was a member of Europe’s Arnold Palmer Cup winning team.
In the individual standings in 2012, he finished in a tie for seventh place. In 2016, Poland came in 8th place overall, and A. Meronk placed third individually.
A. Meronk Professional Career
After the 2016 Eisenhower Trophy, A. Meronk decided to pursue professional soccer full time. In 2017, he competed on the Challenge Tour.
Where he finished as the tournament’s runner-up and 30th overall in the Order of Merit. Once again competing on the Challenge Tour in 2018.
A. Meronk’s season was marred by mediocrity, as he managed only one top-10 finish on his way to a disappointing 48th place overall.
To begin the 2019 Challenge Tour season, A. Meronk fared well. He finished in a tie for seventh in his first two tournaments, and then he won third place by himself in the D+D Real Czech Challenge.
His first victory on the Challenge Tour came in September at the Open de Portugal, where he bested Sebastián Garcia Rodrguez by two shots.
He placed 5th in the Challenge Tour Order of Merit for the 2019 season, earning him a spot on the 2020 European Tour.
A. Meronk Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Former Buccaneer great A. Meronk made history last month by entering the U.S. Open as the first golfer from Poland.
Now, A. Meronk has made history once again by becoming the first Polish golfer to compete in the Olympics.
He will do so in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which will be held from July 29th to August 1st (July 28-31 in ET).
After Seamus Power represented the Buccaneers in the Olympic debut of golf in the 2016 Rio Games, A. Meronk becomes the second consecutive Buccaneer great to compete in the Olympics.
As of 2016, Power ranked T-15th among all competitors. A. Meronk, who is ranked No. 47 on the Olympic Golf Ranking.
Which is based on the Official World Golf Ranking, is one of the sixty golfers competing (OWGR). Here’s the complete roster of sixty competitors.
On June 17 at the 121st U.S. Open in La Jolla, California, A. Meronk played his first PGA Tour event and made a birdie on his first hole.
Polish golfer leads after the first round with a +1 score of 72. In his first year on the PGA Tour.
The ex-Buc shot even par through the first nine holes of his second round before falling apart and missing the cut. Thanks for reading our article A. Meronk Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.