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Antonio Cerdá

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

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.

Professional wins (37)

European wins (7)

Argentine wins (23)

Other wins (7)

this list is probably incomplete

Results in major championships

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

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10

Teams appearances

  • World Cup (representing Argentina): 1953 (winners), 1954, 1955, 1957
  • World Cup (representing Mexico): 1962, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1968

References

  1. ^ "Se fue un grande, falleció el maestro Antonio Cerdá". puntal.com.ar. 2 December 2010. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  2. ^  


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