Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Anthony J. “Tom” LoPresti
1962 National PGA Pro of the Year
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
Location. 38° 38.001′ N, 121° 24.195′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is mounted on the wall of the Alister MacKenzie Golf Course Clubhouse and Pro Shop. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3645 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento CA 95821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 BaseMcClellan Air Force Base (approx. 2.3 miles away); Base Headquarters (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
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 Mesa, Arizona.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,843 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.