Phil Ferranti. Photo courtesy of Phil Ferranti

Photo courtesy of Phil Ferranti

After playing at Tucson High and for the UA, Ferranti became a pro in California and Tucson, and ultimately qualified for the European Senior Tour, finishing as high as fifth in the 1994 D-Day Senior Open in Normandy, France, and qualifying for and making the cut at the PGA Tour’s Los Angeles Open, Tucson Open and Phoenix Open. 

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