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Albert Murray

Born: September 3, 1887
Place of Birth: Nottingham, England
Died: June 7, 1974
Category: Professional
Inducted: 1974

Albert Murray and his brother Charles are to this day the only brother to have each captured Canadian Open championships. Albert, the younger of the brothers Murray, won the Open in 1908 and 1913 and also carded victories at the 1924 CPGA Championship and the 1930 Quebec Open. In 1916, he opened Canada's first indoor golf school in the basement of Montreal's Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Devoted to the game, Murray served as CPGA captain in 1920,1921 and 1933 and was elected president in 1941.

Albert Murray's Golf Record:

  • 1908, 1913 Canadian Open Champion
  • 1924 Canadian Professional Golfers Championship
  • 1910, 1930 Quebec Open
  • 1939, 1942 CPGA Senior Champion

Golf Course Architect:

  • Massena GC, New York
  • Country Club of Montreal, Quebec
  • Kanawaki Golf Club, with Charles Murray
  • Montreal Municiple, Yellow Course, with Charles Murray
  • Royal Quebec Golf Club, Kent Course
  • Remodeled:
    • Malone Golf Club, New York
    • Edmunston Golf Club, New Brunswick

Other Items of Note: 

  • In 1916 Albert Murray launched Canada's first indoor golf school in the basement of Montreal's Ritz-Carlton Hotel. 
  • Albert Murray was the Captain of the Canadian Professional Golfers Association in 1920, 1921, 1933, and in 1941 he was the President.

Links: www.alberthmurray.com

To view images of Albert H. Murray from the museum collection, click here.

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