Fidel de Luca

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Fidel de Luca
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Fidel de Luca
Born (1922-04-29)29 April 1922
San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died 6 June 2007(2007-06-06) (aged 85)
Nationality  Argentina
Career
Turned professional 1948
Professional wins 51
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 1962
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T16: 1960
PGA Championship DNP

Fidel de Luca (29 April 1922 – 6 June 2007) was an Argentine professional golfer. Born in San Isidro, Buenos Aires, he worked as a caddie in Buenos Aires, before turning professional in 1948.

De Luca won the Argentine Professional Ranking nine times, but only competed in three major championships, appearing twice in the British Open, in 1958 and 1960, and once in the Masters Tournament in 1962. In 1958, on the European circuit, he won the German Open, and finished fourth in French Open.

De Luca represented Argentina on nine occasions in the World Cup, with a best finish of second place in partnership with Roberto de Vicenzo in the 1962 edition, which was held on home soil at the Jockey Club in Buenos Aires.

Professional wins (51)[edit]

European wins (1)[edit]

Argentine wins (43)[edit]

Other wins (7)[edit]

Team appearances[edit]

  • World Cup (representing Argentina): 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1967, 1973, 1974