Ugo Grappasonni

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Ugo Grappasonni
Personal information
Full name Ugo Grappasonni
Born (1922-05-08)8 May 1922
Rome, Italy
Died 16 February 1999(1999-02-16) (aged 76)
Nationality  Italy
Career
Status Professional
Professional wins 12
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T17: 1954
PGA Championship DNP

Ugo Grappasonni (8 May 1922 – 16 February 1999) was an Italian professional golfer.

Grappasonni was born in Rome and was one of the leading golfers in Italy, winning his national open twice, in 1950 and 1954, and the National Omnium on four occasions. He also won the French, Dutch and Swiss Opens, the latter twice.[1] His son, Silvio, is also a professional golfer.

Grappasonni was also a teaching professional at the Villa d'Este Golf Club. Along with Aldo Casera and Alfonso Angelini he founded the Professional Golfer's Association of Italy in 1962.[2] The three men were known as the "three musketeers".[3]

Tournament wins[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955
The Open Championship CUT 28 DNP T19 DNP T27 T17 T41

Note: The Open Championship was the only major Grappasonni played.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morto Grappasonni". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). 16 February 1999. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 
  2. ^ "La nostra storia". PGAI (in Italian). Retrieved 2009-07-24. 
  3. ^ "History of the Italian Open". BMW Italian Open. Retrieved 2009-07-24.