Tony Sills

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Tony Sills
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Anthony Irvin Sills
Born (1955-12-05) December 5, 1955 (age 60)
Los Angeles, California
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Nationality  United States
College University of Southern California
Turned professional 1980
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 1
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T36: 1986
U.S. Open T15: 1985
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T16: 1986

Anthony Irvin Sills (born December 5, 1955) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and later became a golf teaching professional.

Sills, who is Jewish,[1] was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. As a youth, he caddied at the Riviera Country Club, including when the club hosted the Los Angeles Open. Sills attended Palisades High School and later the University of Southern California, where was a member of the golf team with future PGA Tour golfer Scott Simpson.[2]

Sills turned professional in 1980. He had 22 top-10 finishes in PGA Tour events including a win at the 1990 Independent Insurance Agent Open. In that tournament, he beat Gil Morgan with a par on the first extra hole in a sudden-death playoff. His best finish in a major championship was T15 at the 1985 U.S. Open.[3] His best year was 1990 when he finished 61st on the money list with $243,350 in earnings in addition to his win in Houston.

After his touring days were over, Sills taught putting and the short game with Putting Arc co-founder V.J. Trolio at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Mississippi.

PGA Tour wins[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 Apr 1, 1990 Independent Insurance Agent Open −12 (67-72-65=204) Playoff United States Gil Morgan

PGA Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1990 Independent Insurance Agent Open United States Gil Morgan Won with par on first extra hole


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