Tony Manero

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Tony Manero
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Anthony T. Manero
Born (1905-04-04)April 4, 1905
New York, New York
Died October 22, 1989(1989-10-22) (aged 84)
Greenwich, Connecticut
Nationality  United States
Career
Turned professional 1929
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 14
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 8
Best results in Major Championships
(Wins: 1)
Masters Tournament T13: 1937
U.S. Open Won: 1936
The Open Championship CUT: 1931, 1937
PGA Championship T3: 1937

Anthony T. Manero (April 4, 1905 – October 22, 1989) was an American professional golfer. He won eight times on the PGA Tour including one major championship, the 1936 U.S. Open. He played on the 1937 Ryder Cup team.[1] He was born in New York City and died at age 84 in Greenwich, Connecticut. Manero was originally spelled Mainiero. The letter i is sometimes removed for easier spelling.[citation needed]

Professional wins[edit]

PGA Tour wins (8)[edit]

Major championship is shown in bold.

Other wins[edit]

(this list may be incomplete)

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship 54 holes Winning score Margin Runner-up
1936 U.S. Open 4 shot deficit 6 (73-69-73-67=282) 2 strokes United States Harry Cooper

Results timeline[edit]

Tournament 1927 1928 1929
Masters Tournament NYF NYF NYF
U.S. Open DNP T41 CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship R16 R32 QF
Tournament 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
Masters Tournament NYF NYF NYF NYF WD T45 DNP T13 T27 T26
U.S. Open DNP T19 T45 T29 CUT T40 1 T40 48 T56
The Open Championship DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP R16 QF SF R32 R32
Tournament 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Masters Tournament T29 T44 DNP NT NT NT DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open T36 CUT NT NT NT NT CUT WD CUT CUT
The Open Championship NT NT NT NT NT NT DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP NT R16 DNP DNP DNP DNP R64
Tournament 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP WD WD CUT CUT CUT
U.S. Open CUT CUT DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 1960 1961 1962
Masters Tournament CUT CUT WD
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP

NYF = Tournament not yet founded
NT = No tournament
DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in PGA Championship match play
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 6
U.S. Open 1 0 0 1 1 2 20 10
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
PGA Championship 0 0 1 3 6 9 10 10
Totals 1 0 1 4 7 12 47 26
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 9 (1938 Masters – 1941 Masters)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 3 (1935 PGA – 1936 PGA)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituaries: Tony Manero, golf champion, 84". The New York Times. Associated Press. October 24, 1989. Retrieved April 20, 2013.