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Ugo Grappasonni

Ugo Grappasonni

Professional golfer
Ugo Grappasonni
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Professional golfer
Was Athlete Golfer
From Italy
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 8 May 1922, Rome, Italy
Death 16 February 1999, Rome, Italy (aged 76 years)
Star sign Taurus
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Ugo Grappasonni (8 May 1922 – 16 February 1999) was an Italian professional golfer.

Grappasonni was born in Rome and was one of the leading golfers in Italy, winning his national open twice, in 1950 and 1954, and the National Omnium on four occasions. He also won the French, Dutch and Swiss Opens, the latter twice. His son, Silvio, is also a professional golfer.

Grappasonni was also a teaching professional at the Villa d'Este Golf Club. Along with Aldo Casera and Alfonso Angelini he founded the Professional Golfer's Association of Italy in 1962. The three men were known as the "three musketeers".

Tournament wins

  • 1941 Italian National Omnium
  • 1948 Swiss Open
  • 1949 French Open
  • 1950 Italian Open
  • 1952 Swiss Open
  • 1953 Moroccan Open, Open del Ticino
  • 1954 Dutch Open, Italian Open, Italian National Omnium
  • 1955 Italian National Omnium
  • 1957 Italian National Omnium

Results in major championships

Tournament 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955
The Open Championship CUT 28 T19 T27 T17 T41

Note: Grappasonni only played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearances

  • Canada Cup (representing Italy): 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959
  • Joy Cup: (representing the Rest of Europe): 1954, 1955, 1956
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http://archiviostorico.corriere.it/1999/febbraio/16/Morto_Grappasonni_co_10_9902164048.shtml
https://web.archive.org/web/20091026013528/http://www.pga.it/storia
http://www.pga.it/storia
http://www.bmwitalianopen.com/en/storia.php
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