|Full name||Anthony Irvin Sills|
December 5, 1955 |
Los Angeles, California
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)|
|College||University of Southern California|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||T36: 1986|
|U.S. Open||T15: 1985|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|PGA Championship||T16: 1986|
Sills, who is Jewish, 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.
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. 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.
Sills has a daughter, Emily, who played golf for the University of Tennessee.
PGA Tour wins
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runner-up|
|1||Apr 1, 1990||Independent Insurance Agent Open||−12 (67-72-65=204)||Playoff||Gil Morgan|
PGA Tour playoff record (1–0)
|1||1990||Independent Insurance Agent Open||Gil Morgan||Won with par on first extra hole|
Results in major championships
Note: Sills never played in The Open Championship
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
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