Door County Golfer Profile: Tony Ripp

Age: 60

Occupation: Meat Cutter

Home Course: Cherry Hills

Handicap: 10

Best 18-Hole Score: 70 at both Idlewild and Alpine

Years Playing: 45 years

Hole-in-Ones: 2

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.