Italian American Golfers: Part 5

Aug 07, 2017 187

Some readers will remember the name Tony Manero from years ago. He is one of those golfers whose name is vaguely familiar, but his story of winning the U.S. Open in 1936 is a classic.

He was born in New York City as Anthony T. Manero, on April 4, 1905 and was a relatively unknown professional playing out of the Sedgefield Club in Greensboro, North Carolina, when he entered the U.S. Open at Baltusrol in Springfield, New Jersey. The 6,212 yard Upper Course was used for this championship, while the Lower Course has been used for all subsequent majors at Baltusrol. 

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SOURCE: http://www.italiantribune.com

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