Tag Archives: Westchester Open
Claude Harmon (Golf. Born, Savannah, GA, July 14, 1916; died, Houston, TX, July 19, 1989.) The long-time pro at Winged Foot, Claude Harmon was a teaching pro for Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Nixon, and Ford during his long career. Harmon was, in his earlier years, a tournament pro as well, winning the Westchester Open twice (1946-47) […]
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 […]
Johnny Farrell (Golf. Born, White Plains, NY, Apr. 1, 1901; died, Boynton Beach, FL, June 14, 1988.) After a career that lasted some 15 years as a touring pro, Johnny Farrell achieved additional fame as the home pro at the fabled Baltrusol club in Springfield, N.J., for 38 years. Farrell first hit the touring circuit […]
Mike Brady (Golf. Born, Brighton, MA, Apr. 15, 1887; died, Ocala, FL, Dec. 3, 1972.) Twice runner-up in the U.S. Open (1911, 1919), Michael Joseph Brady won numerous other events during his pro career, including the Western Open (1922), the Metropolitan Open (1924), and the Westchester Open (1925).