PGA Professional Gus Andreone, 106, receives France's highest honor

PGA Professional Gus Andreone, 106, receives France's highest honor

PGA Professional Gus Andreone’s rich, exceptional life got a bit richer Tuesday afternoon. The oldest member of the PGA of America at 106, Andreone was welcomed by the country of France into one of the world’s most distinguished “clubs” – the Order of the Legion of Honor. Andreone, a resident of Sarasota, Florida, who served as a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant during World War II, was awarded the Chevalier (Knight) medal by Clement Leclerc, the Consulate General of France in Miami.

PGA Professional Gus Andreone’s rich, exceptional life got a bit richer Tuesday afternoon. The oldest member of the PGA of America at 106, Andreone was welcomed by the country of France into one of the world’s most distinguished “clubs” – the Order of the Legion of Honor.

Andreone, a resident of Sarasota, Florida, who served as a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant during World War II, was awarded the Chevalier (Knight) medal by Clement Leclerc, the Consulate General of France in Miami.

Published: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | 3:09 p.m.

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