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Pat Fletcher

Born: June 18, 1916
Died: July 20, 1985
Category: Golfer, professional
Inducted: 1976
Club Affiliations: Saskatoon Golf and Country Club, Royal Montreal Golf Club

Pat Fletcher, longtime professional at the Royal Montreal Golf Club, was the last Canadian to win the Canadian Open. His victory in 1954 at Vancouver's Point Grey Golf and Country Club came on the heels of his CPGA Championship win in 1952 and three Saskatchewan Open victories in 1947, 1948 and 1951. Fletcher spent a decade as head professional at Saskatchewan Golf and Country Club before moving to Royal Montreal in 1956. He held the position of president of the CPGA from 1962 through 1965.

Pat Fletcher's Record:

National:

  • 1954 Canadian Open Champion
  • 1952 Canadian Professional Golfers' Champion
  • 1953 Low Canadian Professional at the Canadian Open

Provincial:

  • Saskatchewan Open Champion: 1947-1948, 1951
  • Quebec Spring Open Champion: 1956-1957

Other Items of Note:

  • Elected to the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1974 and the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.
  • President of the Canadian Professional Golfers' Association (1962 to 1965 inclusive) during which time he made many significant contributions to the progress of the CPGA.

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