Name:John F. "Johnny" Revolta
Also known as:Iron Master
Lived:[1911-1991]. Born on April 5, 1911 in St Louis, Missouri. Died on March 3, 1991 in Palm Springs, California (aged 79).
Original/Home Club:Oshkosh Muni (as a caddie)
Occupation:Club pro and professional golfer; golf writer and instructor.
Played as the Texas Open (Feb 11-14). Second-placed Byron Nelson (USA) and Harold "Jug" McSpaden (USA) finished 1 shot behind Johnny Revolta (USA). [Willow Springs GC, San Antonio, TX].
Played as the San Francisco Match Play Championship.
Played as the Miami Biltmore Open (Dec 10-13; next played in 1959 as the Coral Gables Open). Second-placed Dick Metz (USA) and Jimmy Thomson (Scot/USA) finished 1 shot behind Johnny Revolta (USA), who avoided a possible three-way playoff by sinking a 22-foot birdie putt at the last. [The Biltmore, Coral Gables, Miami, FL].
Played as the Thomasville Open (Feb 14-16). Second-placed Vic Ghezzi (USA) finished 1 shot behind Johnny Revolta (USA). Trailing by one shot on the final tee, Revolta snatched victory with a birdie-4 to Ghezzi's bogey-6 on the 72nd hole. [Glen Arven CC, Thomasville, Georgia].
PGA of America
The US PGA Championship (18th) (Oct 18-23). Revolta (USA) beat Tommy Armour (USA) 5 and 4 in the 36-hole final. [Twin Hills G&CC, Oklahoma City, OK].
Played as the Western Open (June 14-16). Second-placed Willie Goggin (USA) finished 4 shots behind Johnny Revolta (USA). [South Bend CC, South Bend, Indiana].
PGA of America
Revolta (USA) was the PGA Tour 1935 leading money winner, with earnings of $9,543 on the Tour.
Played as the Miami Open (Dec 30, 1932-Jan 1, 1933). Second-placed Densmore "Denny" Shute (USA) finished 4 shots behind 21-year-old wire-to-wire winner Johnny Revolta (USA), who recorded the first of his 18 PGA Tour wins. [Miami Springs G&CC, Miami, FL; at the time known as Miami Springs Golf Club].
Ryder Cup 2023: Luke Donald has been named Team Europe captain for the 2023 Ryder Cup, to be contested September 29 – October 1, 2023 at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome, Italy.
Presidents Cup 2022: The U.S. won the 2022 Presidents Cup 17.5 – 12.5.
Xander Schauffele wins his singles match 1-up over Corey Conners and clinches the Presidents Cup for the U.S. Team.
Jon Rahm wins the the DP World Tour Championship 2022 at Jumeirah Golf Estates (Earth course).
Tommy Fleetwood wins the Nedbank Golf Challenge 2022 at Sun City, Gary Player course (South Africa).
Rory McIlroy claims the DP World Tour order of merit title and finishes the year European Number One for the fourth time
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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