Adilson da Silva

  • DOB : 24 January 1972 (1972-01-24) (age 37)Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil
  • Height : 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
  • Nationality :  Brazil
  • Residence : KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Career : Turned professional : 1994
  • Current tour(s) : European TourSunshine Tour
  • Professional wins : >35


  • Number of wins by tour : Sunshine Tour : 5
  • Best results in Major Championships : The Masters : DNP
  • U.S. Open : DNP
  • Open Championship : CUT: 2000, 2007
  • PGA Championship : DNP

Adilson Jose da Silva (born 24 January 1972) is a Brazilian professional golfer. He currently plays on the Southern Africa based Sunshine Tour, where he has won five times.Da Silva was born in Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil but later moved to KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He turned professional in 1994.Da Silva competes predominantly on the Southern Africa based Sunshine Tour. He won his first event on the tour in 1997 and has since added four more tournament victories, and led the Vodacom Swing Challenge standings in 2006. He holds the record for most consecutive cuts made on the Sunshine Tour with 43.Da Silva has also played extensively in Zimbabwe, where he won the Amateur Championship in 1992. He competed on the Zimbabwean PGA Tour between 1996 and 2003, winning more than 30 titles and heading the Zimbabwean Order of Merit on five occasions.Da Silva played in The Open Championship in 2000 and 2007.