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Gordon Brydson

Born: 1907
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario 
Died: 2001

Category: Professional / Builder
Inducted: 1982 
Club Affiliations: Mississauga Golf and Country Club

An all-round athlete, Gordie Brydson played hockey for the Toronto Maple Leafs and football for the Toronto Argonauts before focusing his energies on his professional golf career. In his 40 years association with the Mississaugua Golf Club, Brydson won every significant professional championship in Canada, including the CPGA Championship (1944,1948), the Millar Trophy (1937,1953), The Ontario Open (1930,1944), the Quebec Open (1941), and the CPGA Seniors Championship (1961). He was also runner-up in the 1954 Canadian Open.

Gordon Brydson's Record:

National:

  • 1935, 1942, 1953 Winner of the Millar Trophy
  • 1941, 1942, 1946, 1955, 1956 Winner of the Rivermead Trophy
  • 1942, 1944, 1948 Canadian Professional Golfers Association Champion
  • 1960 Canadian Professional Golfers Association (Seniors Championship)
  • 1954 Canadian Open Runner-up

Provincial:

  • 1930, 1944 Ontario Open Champion
  • 1941 Quebec Open Champion
  • 1962 - 1965 Ontario Seniors PGA Champion
  • 1938, 1941, 1946, 1950 Runner-up in the Ontario Open

Other Items of Note:

  • He is a native Torontonian
  • Started his golf career as assistant to the late George Cumming at the Toronto Golf and County Club.

Other Links relating to Gordon Brydson

Gordon Brydson Ontario Golf Hall of Fame

Gordon Brydson Mississuaga Sports Council Profile

Gordon Brydson Mississaugua Golf & CC History

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