|Full name||Felice Joseph Torza|
March 15, 1920|
|Died||December 23, 1983(aged 63)|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||T29: 1953|
|U.S. Open||T24: 1952|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|PGA Championship||2nd: 1953|
Torza was born in Naples, Italy, on March 15, 1920. Like most of the golfers of his generation, he earned his living primarily as a club professional during his regular career years. Torza worked as the head club pro at the Aurora Country Club in Aurora, Illinois for 28 years.
Torza was nicknamed Toy Tiger by his fellow golfers due to his fiercely competitive nature and diminutive stature.
He died on December 23, 1983.
- 1946 Connecticut Open
- 1947 Rhode Island Open
- 1950 Illinois Open Championship
- 1958 Illinois Open Championship
- 1965 Illinois Match Play Championship
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- CT Golf Hall of Fame Members Archived December 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
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