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Gene Sarazen

Gene Sarazen (Golf.  Born, Harrison, NY, Feb. 27, 1902; died, Naples, FL, May 13, 1999.)  One of the true legends of golf, Eugene Sarazen first hit the scene when, at the age of 20 years and four months, he won the 1922 U.S. Open.  He also captured the P.G.A. title in 1922 and 1923, but then […]

Tony Manero

Tony Manero (Golf. Born, New York, NY, Apr. 4, 1905; died, Greenwich, CT, Oct. 22, 1989.) A long-time pro in the metropolitan area, Anthony Manero won the 1932 Westchester Open and was a steady contender in area events. Manero won his greatest victory, the U.S. Open, in 1936 at Baltusrol. He shot a record 67 […]

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