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Antonio Cerdá

Antonio Cerdá (10 December 1921 – 28 November 2010)[1] was an Argentine professional golfer.[2]

Antonio Cerdá
Personal information
Born(1921-12-10)10 December 1921
Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina
Died28 November 2010(2010-11-28) (aged 88)
Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality Argentina
Career
Professional wins38
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT24: 1961
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open Championship2nd/T2: 1951, 1953
PGA ChampionshipDNP

Cerdá finished second in the 1951 Open Championship to Max Faulkner, and second in the 1953 Open Championship to Ben Hogan, among seven consecutive top-ten finishes in the championship. He won several national opens in Europe in the 1950s and won the first Canada Cup with Roberto De Vicenzo in 1953 for Argentina. Later in his career, Cerdá would emigrate to Mexico, and also represented that country five times at the World Cup, finishing third in 1967.

After an outstanding professional career, Cerdá dedicated over 40 years to golf instruction, particularly to young players in Mexico.

Contents

Professional wins (38)Edit

European wins (8)Edit

Argentine wins (23)Edit

Other wins (7)Edit

this list is probably incomplete

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
Masters Tournament T24 T39 T39 CUT
The Open Championship CUT CUT 2 T5 T2 T5 T5 T8 T9 T26 T16

Note: Cerdá only played in the Masters Tournament and The Open Championship.

  Top 10
  Did not play

NT = No tournament
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place

Team appearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Se fue un grande, falleció el maestro Antonio Cerdá". puntal.com.ar. 2 December 2010. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
  2. ^ Alliss, Peter (1983). The Who's Who of Golf. Orbis Publishing. p. 363. ISBN 0-85613-520-8.