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Dear NIASHF friend qualifies for Senior Open

CHICAGO (July 8, 2014) – Ted Pecora, a longtime friend and supporter of the NIASHF, has qualified for the United States Senior Open, which takes place at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Oklahoma.  Ted, a past Chairman of the NIASHF’s annual Tommy Lasorda Golf Outing is a resident of Glencoe, IL. He qualified for the prestigious USGA tournament as an amateur and everyone associated with NIASHF will be cheering for Ted in recognition of his extraordinary accomplishment.

The US Senior Open begins on Thursday, July 10th, and the first tee off begins at 7:15 AM. Ted tees off on Thursday at 9:15 AM, and on Friday at 2:55 PM. The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame congratulates its dear friend on his qualification, and wishes him the best of luck in the coming tournament. Go Teddy!


The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving honorable values through sport.  Founded in 1977 by George Randazzo, the Hall of Fame has 238 inductees. The organization was founded on the values of Family, Friends, Faith, and Community and has been committed to providing support to students and youth of all backgrounds through its charitable programs, Second Wind and A Level Playing Field. The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame is located in Chicago’s famed Little Italy neighborhood, at 1431 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607.  For more information on the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, please visit



Chris Kwiecinski –, (312) 226-5566