Tom Nieporte

Tom Nieporte was born in Cincinnati on October 21, 1928.

He attended Ohio State University for three years where he continued his championship way. Having already won the Cincinnati Junior and Men’s Amateur Championship, he won the 1951 Intercollegiate on the OSU Scarlet Course. His lowest round was a 61 on the par 70 Grey Course at OSU.

Other tournament wins to his credit are the All-Army Championship at Pebble Beach in 1953 and the Navy-Marine Invitational in Hawaii in 1953. He is a five-time winner of the Long Island Open and a three time winner of the New York PGA Championship.

On the PGA Tour he won the Rubber City Open in 1959, the Azalea Open n 1960, and the Bob Hope Desert Classic.

He has seven holes in one.

Tom has played in thirteen US Opens, fourteen PGA Championships and on Masters. He is the co-founder of the National Senior-Junior Team Championship.

Tom has already been inducted in the Halls of Fame at Ohio State, the Metropolitan PGA in New York, and North College Hill High School in Cincinnati.

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