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Anthony J. “Tom” LoPresti

1962 National PGA Pro of the Year

 
 
Anthony J. “Tom” LoPresti Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 27, 2008
1. Anthony J. “Tom” LoPresti Marker
Inscription.
Head PGA GOLF PROFESSIONAL at
HAGGIN OAKS GOLF COURSE
1932 – 1994

In recognition of Tom LoPresti – otherwise known as “Mr. Golf of the West Coast” for his 62 years of dedicated service to the Sacramento Golf Community.
 
Location. 38° 38.001′ N, 121° 24.195′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Click for map. Marker is mounted on the wall of the Alister MacKenzie Golf Course Clubhouse and Pro Shop. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3645 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento CA 95821, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Alister MacKenzie (here, next to this marker); Michael “Mac” McDonagh (here, next to this marker); Ken Morton, Sr. (here, next to this marker); Frank C. Freer (within shouting distance of this marker); First Transcontinental Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McClellan Air Force Base (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named McClellan Air Force Base (approx. 2.3 miles away); Base Headquarters (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Additional comments.
Anthony J. “Tom” LoPresti Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 31, 2008
2. Anthony J. “Tom” LoPresti Marker
This marker is located on the right. The center marker is commemorating Michael "Mac" McDonagh and the marker on the left commemorates Dr. Alister MacKenzie. (Eee "Nearby Markers" for additional information)
1. The PGA Hall of Fame
Originated in 1940, at the suggestion of famed sportswriter Grantland Rice, the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame was relocated to the PGA Historical Center in 2005.
The Hall of Fame recognizes all PGA members who have made significant and lasting contributions to the building of The PGA of America and the game of golf.
The inductees include PGA Presidents, PGA Golf Professional of the Year award winners as well as those PGA Professionals who also distinguished themselves as competitors while in service to The PGA of America.


The PGA Named Tom LoPresti as the 1962 Golf Professional of the Year
    — Submitted January 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.

 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable PersonsSports
 
Anthony J. “Tom” LoPresti Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, December 27, 2008
3. Anthony J. “Tom” LoPresti
Close-Up of Artwork/Sculpture on marker
 
 
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