Born: December 31, 1933
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario
Died: January 23, 1991
Club Affiliations: Scarboro G.C.; Cedar Brae G.C.; Bayview C.C.; Shaughnessy G.C.
Jack McLaughlin was a Canadian club professional whose career began in 1953 at Scarboro Golf & Country Club. He later served at Cedar Brae Golf & Country Club and Bayview Golf & Country Club as Head PGA of Canada Professional. In 1974, Jack relocated to Vancouver’s Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club where he served until his passing in 1991.
- 1953-1956 Apprentice CPGA Professional, Scarboro G.C, Toronto Ontario
- 1956-1961 Head CPGA Professional, Cedar Brae G.C, Toronto Ontario
- 1961-1974 Head CPGA Professional, Bayview G.C, Toronto Ontario
- 1974-1991 CPGA Director of Golf, Shaughnessy G.C Vancouver, BC
- 1958-1962 Director, CPGA of Ontario
- 1963 President, CPGA of Ontario
- 1960-1972 Education Chairman, National CPGA
- 1975 Director, CPGA of B.C.
- 1976 President, CPGA of B.C.
- 1984 Director, National CPGA
- 1984 Education Chairman, National CPGA
- 1985-1989 Chairman, CPGA National Teaching Committee
- 1985-1988 Chairman, CPGA National Junior Committee
- 1997-1981 Head Coach, UBC Thunderbirds Golf Team
- 1987-1991 Founder, Jack McLaughlin Golf School for Golf Professionals
- Introduced the “Junior Junior” program for ages 4-11 through CPGA that clubs could implement
- 1973 - First CPGA Professional invited to teach USPGA Business School
- Founder McLaughlin Golf Corporation – Golf Management Company in Europe and Canada/Golf Merchandise Wholesale Distributor in Canada and US
- 1988-1991 Head Coach, Canadian Ladies National Team that competed internationally
- Coach of Canadian professional and amateurs that competed internationally including: Lorie Kane, Ray Stewart and Brent Franklin
- 1985 CPGA National Club Professional of the year
- 1985 Score Magazine Club Professional of the year
- 2003 CPGA Junior Promoter of the year renamed “Jack McLaughlin Junior
- Leader of the Year Award”, given annually to the CPGA Member best promoting junior golf
- 2007 British Columbia PGA Lifetime Achievement Award
- British Columbia PGA Pro Junior Event renamed “Jack McLaughlin Memorial Pro Junior”
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