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Encyclopedia > Antonio Garrido

Antonio Garrido (born 2 February 1944 in Madrid) is a professional golfer. Plaza de Cibeles (Cibeles square) and the Palacio de Comunicaciones (Communications Palace) Coat of arms. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor sport where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...


Garrido played on the European Tour from its first official season in 1972 until 1995 and won five tournaments. His best year was 1977 when he finished third on the Order of Merit. That same season he teamed up with Seve Ballesteros to win the World Cup of Golf for Spain. Two years later the two Spaniards became the first Continental Europeans to be play in the Ryder Cup. Garrido has played on the European Seniors Tour since 1994, and has won twice at that level. The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... Severiano Seve Ballesteros (born 9 April 1957 in Pedreña, Spain) is a Spanish golfer who was one of the sports leading figures in the 1980s and 1990s. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... Continental Europe refers to the continent of Europe, explicitly excluding European islands and peninsulae. ... Ryder Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The European Seniors Tour is a professional tour for male golfers aged 50 and over. ...


Garrido's son Ignacio is a successful European Tour golfer, and in 1997 the Garrido's became the second father and son combination to have played in the Ryder Cup after Percy and Peter Alliss. Peter Alliss (born February 28, 1931) is an English golfer, television presenter and commentator, author and golf course designer. ...


Professional wins

European Tour

  • 1972 Spanish Open
  • 1977 Madrid Open, Benson & Hedges International Open
  • 1982 Tunisian Open
  • 1986 London Standard Four-Stars National Pro-Celebrity

European Seniors Tour The Open de España (formerly the Spanish Open) is the national open golf championship of Spain. ...

  • 1994 Shell Seniors Scottish Open
  • 1997 Lawrence Batley Seniors

Other

  • 1966 Castilla Tournament (Spain)
  • 1969 Spanish PGA Championship
  • 1975 Spanish PGA Championship
  • 1979 Spanish PGA Championship
  • 1980 Spanish PGA Championship
  • 1981 Spanish PGA Championship
  • 1983 Castilia Tournament (Spain)
  • 1988 Castilia Tournament (Spain)
  • 1989 Castilia Tournament (Spain)
  • 1990 Castilia Tournament (Spain), Torras Hostench Terramar
  • 1994 Champion Seniors Open (Australia), Argentine Seniors Open
  • 1995 Spanish Seniors Championship
  • 1996 Spanish Seniors Championship
  • 1997 Spanish Seniors Championship

External links

  • Profile on the European Tour's official site

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Antonio Garrido - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (191 words)
Antonio Garrido (born 2 February 1944 in Madrid) is a Spanish professional golfer.
Garrido's son Ignacio is a successful European Tour golfer, and in 1997 the Garrido's became the second father and son combination to have played in the Ryder Cup after Percy and Peter Alliss.
Antonio Garrido's younger brother German was also a European Tour golfer.
© Antonio Moreno - Silent and Sound Movie Star (446 words)
Tony was married once, to heiress Daisy Canfield Danziger; the marriage lasted ten years during the 1920's and 1930's, and ended on friendly terms, shortly before Daisy was tragically killed in a car accident, her vehicle plunging two hundred feet off Mulholland Drive.
During their marriage Antonio and Daisy built one of the biggest mansions in Hollywood (pictured below), on one of its highest hills, on land given to Daisy by her wealthy father.
Antonio Moreno and Pola Negri in "The Spanish Dancer" (1923)
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