Born: January 7, 1908
Died: February 2, 1999
Category: Professional Golfer
Year Inducted: 1977
Club Affiliations: Professional at Lake St. Joseph Golf Club in 1926; Course Superintendent at Golf Club 1927-1929; Professional at Golf Club 1930-1944; Professional at Le Club Laval-sur-le-lac 1945 to retirement.
The finest of all Quebec golf professionals, Jules Huot’s victory at the 1937 General Brock Open marked the first time a Canadian professional had won a PGA tournament. Known as “ le petit Jules” in Quebec, this diminutive player captured the CPGA Championship and the Quebec Open three times, won five Quebec PGA Championships and finished as low Canadian professional at the Canadian Open on two occasions.
Jules Huot’s Record:
- 1937 Winner of the General Brock Open Tournament
- 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955 Played against in Hopkins Trophy Matches
- 1954 Cup Team
- Winner Canadian Professional Golfer’s Champion: 1934, 1939, 1946
- Low Canadian Professional in the Canadian Open: 1931, 1935
- Low Canadian in Labatt Open: 1953-1954
- Winner Quebec Open Golf Champion: 1934, 1945, 1958
- Quebec Spring Open Champion:1932, 1935, 1951-1952
- Quebec PGA Champion: 1946-1947
- 1955 Ontario Open Championship
- Quebec PGA Champion: 1955, 1958-1959
Other items of note:
To view images of Jules Huot from the museum collection, click here.
- Writer and publisher of a golf book entitled "Le Golf" now third edition.
- In recognition of his loyal services as professional, he was named Honorary Life Member by Le Club Laval.
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