2021 September Memorabilia Auction - Closing Date 09/26/21
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Ed Fiori's 1984 Masters Tournament Contestant Badge #31


Here is Ed Fiori's #31 Masters Tournament contestant badge from the 50th playing of the "Tradition Unlike Any Other." This challenging form of credentials to acquire, both for the tournament and after, is also in the highest demand. The 1984 Masters Tournament was the 48th Masters Tournament, held April 12–15 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Ben Crenshaw won the first of his two major titles, both Masters, two strokes ahead of runner-up Tom Watson, the winner in 1977 and 1981. This badge is in very good condition. A signed letter of provenance from Ed Fiori will accompany this lot.

Ed Fiori Collection

'If you want something enough you can get it', is how the old saying goes. A youngster in the Los Angeles Suburb of Downey, California took it upon himself to get some work in at the local 9-hole golf course. It would be through a barbed wire fence that Ed Fiori would gain entry to that course in the early 1960's. Fast-forward over thirty years and Fiori found himself on the same tee box as the newly professional 20-year-old Tiger Woods in the final round of the PGA Tour's Quad City Classic. Holding the trophy at the end of that day and denying the dazzling Woods his first professional win was all worth it. It would be one of four trophies that Ed Fiori would hoist after his University of Houston collegiate career. The 1979 Southern Open, 1981 Western Open, 1982 Bob Hope Desert Classic and last, but not least, the 1996 Quad City Classic tied up a successful golfing career at the hands of "The Grip." That nickname came naturally to him, as he squeezed the club significantly harder than his tour cohorts. While small in stature at 5'7," Fiori would leave a large golfing legacy when he took down Tiger Woods, which until 2009, would be the only 54-hole lead snatched away from Woods. The Ed Fiori Collection includes prized possessions earned from his sticktoitiveness on the PGA Tour scattered with triumphs along the way.

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Ed Fiori's 1984 Masters Tournament Contestant Badge #31Ed Fiori's 1984 Masters Tournament Contestant Badge #31Ed Fiori's 1984 Masters Tournament Contestant Badge #31Ed Fiori's 1984 Masters Tournament Contestant Badge #31Ed Fiori's 1984 Masters Tournament Contestant Badge #31
Ed Fiori's 1984 Masters Tournament Contestant Badge #31
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $377.18
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Sunday, September 26, 2021.
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