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Jim Turnesa

AKA James R. Turnesa

Born: 9-Dec-1912
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 27-Aug-1971
Location of death: Elmsford, NY
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Golf

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Winner, 1952 PGA Championship

Military service: US Army (Cpl.)

Father: Vitale Turnesa (golf course superintendent, b. 1875, d. 1960)
Mother: Anna Pascarella (d. 1957)
Brother: Phil (pro golfer, b. 6-Sep-1896, d. 1987)
Brother: Frank (b. 1898, d. 1949)
Brother: Joseph R. ("Joe", pro golfer, b. 31-Jan-1901, d. 15-Jul-1991)
Brother: Mike (pro golfer, b. 9-Jun-1907, d. 2000)
Brother: Doug (b. 1909, d. 1972)
Brother: Willie (amateur golfer, "Willie the Wedge", b. 20-Jan-1914, d. 16-Jun-2001)
Sister: Mildred Recchia

    Winner, PGA Championship 1952
    Italian Ancestry

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