Torza (a.k.a. Billy), Torza's
Professional Golf Center's owner, has
a long family history loving the game of golf and running the family golf
driving range business.
father, Camille Torza, opened his first driving range in Hartford on Jordon
Lane. The land now occupied by Corbins Corner across from Westfarms Mall
was his second location. His last location before his death was in Farmington,
which Billy took over for a short period of time before it sold.
working for his father for most of his life, he started his own driving
range, Meadows Golf
in Hartford, CT, which he operated for twelve years. He then opened 100
Acres in Old Lyme, CT which he ran for seven years.
has now settled in Cromwell, CT, home of the Buick Open (originally
known as the GHO), where he runs Torza's
Professional Golf Center. You can almost always find him
at his place of business working in all weather including the cold, rain,
snow and even hail. He is well known for getting to know his customers on
a first name basis, whether they are members or frequent customers. His
motto has always been "Work Hard", unless of course you're golfing!