|Full name||Ronald John Cerrudo|
|Born||February 4, 1945|
Palo Alto, California
|Height||5 ft 11.5 in (1.82 m)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)|
|College||Chabot Community College|
San Jose State University
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||T46: 1967|
|PGA Championship||T21: 1969|
|U.S. Open||T30: 1974|
|The Open Championship||CUT: 1974|
Cerrudo was born in Palo Alto, California. He attended Chabot Community College and San Jose State University, and was a member of the golf team at both institutions. He was a two-time All-American at San Jose State and played on the Walker Cup team in 1967. He finished runner-up in the 1967 British Amateur, losing 2 & 1 to fellow American Bob Dickson.
Cerrudo turned pro and joined the PGA Tour in 1967. He played on the PGA Tour from 1967–1979. He won two events: the 1968 Cajun Classic Open Invitational and the 1970 San Antonio Open Invitational. His best finish in a major was a T-21 at the 1969 PGA Championship.
Since 1979, Cerrudo has been employed as a club teaching professional at various clubs in South Carolina. From 1979–1996, he was the head teaching pro at Shipyard Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. From 1996–2002, he was the head teaching pro at Port Royal Golf Club also on Hilton Head. Since 2002, he has been the Director of Instruction for The Ron Cerrudo Learning Center at the Daniel Island Club in Charleston, South Carolina. He has also done some on-course commentator radio work, and has been the featured speaker at various corporate outings.
Amateur wins (5)Edit
- 1961 California Junior Championship
- 1962 California Junior Championship
- 1964 Santa Clara County Championship, California Amateur Northern Regionals, California Amateur Championship
Professional wins (4)Edit
PGA Tour wins (2)Edit
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||Nov 24, 1968||Cajun Classic Open Invitational||−18 (69-67-66-68=270)||4 strokes||Charlie Sifford|
|2||Feb 22, 1970||San Antonio Open Invitational||−7 (71-65-69-68=273)||5 strokes||Dick Lotz|
Other wins (2)Edit
U.S. national team appearancesEdit
- "California Community College Men's Golf Hall of Fame 2003 Inductees".
- "Golf Major Championships". Retrieved 2008-01-24. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Biographical information from RonCerrudo.com".