Finau had college basketball scholarship offers but instead turned professional at 17. He earned his first PGA Tour win at the 2016 Puerto Rico Open when he beat Steve Marino in a playoff.
Finau has yet to win a major, but he has four top-10 finishes. That includes going three-for-four in finishing in the top 10 at this year's majors. At the Masters Tournament, Finau tied for 10th despite dislocating an ankle in the Par-3 Contest the day before the start of the tournament. He then tied for fifth at the U.S. Open. At The Open Championship, Finau tied for ninth. He was tied for second after the first round. Finau finished tied for 42nd at the PGA Championship but has a second, a T-4 finish and a T-8 finish in the first three FedEx Cup playoff events.