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Larry Laoretti (born July 11, 1939) is an American golfer.

Larry Laoretti
Personal information
Born (1939-07-11) July 11, 1939 (age 80)
Mahopac, New York
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Nationality United States
Turned professional1960
Former tour(s)Champions Tour
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour Champions1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipT49: 1966
U.S. OpenCUT: 1974
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Laoretti was born in Mahopac, New York. After leaving the U.S. Navy he worked as a club professional, winning no tournaments of note until he was past 50. His best finish in a major was T-49 at the 1966 PGA Championship.[1]

In 1989, Laoretti won both the regular and senior Florida PGA championships, and he joined the Senior PGA Tour the following season. In 1992, he won the U.S. Senior Open. His trademark was playing, including during his swing, with a lit cigar in his mouth.


Professional wins (1)Edit

Champions Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Jul 12, 1992 U.S. Senior Open −9 (68-72-67-68=275) 4 strokes   Jim Colbert

Champions Tour major championshipsEdit

Wins (1)Edit

Year Championship Winning Score Margin Runner-up
1992 U.S. Senior Open −9 (68-72-67-68=275) 4 strokes   Jim Colbert

U.S. national team appearancesEdit



  1. ^ "Golf Major Championships". Retrieved 2008-01-09.

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