Ugo Grappasonni

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

Ugo Grappasonni
Personal information
Full nameUgo Grappasonni
Born(1922-05-08)8 May 1922
Rome, Italy
Died16 February 1999(1999-02-16) (aged 76)
Nationality Italy
Career
StatusProfessional
Professional wins12
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipT17: 1954

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][2] 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.[3] The three men were known as the "three musketeers".[4]

Tournament winsEdit

Results in major championshipsEdit

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

Note: Grappasonni only played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Morto Grappasonni". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). 16 February 1999. Retrieved 2009-07-24.
  2. ^ Steel, Donald; Ryde, Peter (1975). The Encyclopedia of Golf. Viking Press. p. 159 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "La nostra storia". PGAI (in Italian). Archived from the original on 2009-10-26. Retrieved 2009-07-24.
  4. ^ "History of the Italian Open". BMW Italian Open. Retrieved 2009-07-24.