Cathy Sherk




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Cathy Sherk

Born: June 17,1950
Place of Birth: Bancroft, Ontario
Category:  Amateur Golfer
Inducted: 1995
Golf Club Affiliations: Fonthill GC

An inspiration to female golfers throughout Canada, Cathy Sherk has complemented her impressive amateur and professional career with a dedication to teaching the game to up-and-coming young amateurs. As an amateur, Sherk captured her second Canadian Amateur, the U.S. Amateur and medalist honors at the World Amateur in 1978, leading Golf Digest to name her the world’s #1 Women’s Amateur. Since retiring from the LPGA Tour, Sherk has worked closely with the CLGA junior program

Cathy Sherk’s Record:

International:
  • 1978 United States Amateur Champion
  • 1978 North/South Ladies Amateur Champion
  • 1978 World Amateur Team Championships – Low Individual
International Teams:
  • 1978 World Amateur Team
National:
  • 1977 - 1978 Canadian Amateur Champion
  • 1988, 1990, 1991 CPGA Championship
Provincial:
  • 1976 and 1978 Ontario Amateur Champion
Other Items of Note:
  • 1978 Ontario Athlete of the Year
  • 1978 #1 Women's Amateur by Golf Digest -                                                   
  • 1978 Co-winner Canadian Female Athlete of the year
  • Advisor/Coach - CLGA 1994-1995
  • Player Director - du Maurier Ltd. Series
  • Professional coordinator for the Ontario Junior Girls Camp
  • Inducted into the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame in 2000
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