Door County Golfer Profile: Tony Ripp
Occupation: Meat Cutter
Home Course: Cherry Hills
Best 18-Hole Score: 70 at both Idlewild and Alpine
Years Playing: 45 years
Where were the hole-in-ones? Both were at Alpine – the first one was June 24, 1968 and the second one was June 8, 1978.
Favorite Golf Memory: Worked at [The Masters] at Augusta three years in a row.
Nicest Golf Course Ever Played: Pebble Beach
Favorite Golfer: Jack Nicklaus
Fantasy Foursome: Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Tom Phimister
What’s in the Bag? Cobra driver and woods. Wilson irons. Odyssey putter.
Strengths: Drives, not far but straight
Weaknesses: Some days it’s my putting
Golf Tip to Share: Stay in balance
When not playing golf, Tony can be found: Watching the Packers or walking the dogs with my wife Bonnie.