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Henry Martell

Born: March 16, 1913
Died: 1987
Category: Golfer, amateur & professional

Inducted: 1982
Club Affiliations: Highlands Golf Club 1948 - 1979

A fine teacher of the game, Henry Martell led by example with a prolific tournament record that featured wins at four Alberta and Saskatchewan Opens, nine Alberta Amateurs and victories in the Canadian Amateur and two CPGA Championships. His first important win came at the 1935 Edmonton City Amateur when he was 22, while his final victory, the 1971 CPGA Senior came when he was 59.

Henry Martell’s Record:

National:

  • 1946 Canadian Amateur Championship
  • 1947 Canadian Amateur Championship Runner-up in 1939
  • Canadian Professional Golfers Association Championship: 1953, 1958 
  • 1954 Canadian Professional Golfers Association Championship runner-up
  • Canadian Professional Golfer’s Association Seniors: 1966, 1971 

Provincial:

  • Alberta Champion nine times: 1936 - 1947 
  • Alberta Open Champion 1936, 1944, 1945 and 1952
  • Alberta Open Champion runner-up: 1943, 1955, 1960
  • 1939 Ontario Open Champion
  • Saskatchewan Open Champion: 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957

Other items of note:

  • Teacher to Betty Stanhope Cole

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