Born: June 17,1950
Place of Birth: Bancroft, Ontario
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 professional play, Cathy enjoys being a part-time golf instructor in her hometown of Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Other Items of Note:
1978 Ontario Athlete of the Year
1978 Women’s Amateur Golfer by Golf Digest
1978 Canadian Female Athlete of the Year (co-winner)
Inducted to the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame in 2000
Inducted to PGA of Canada Hall of Fame in 2014
Photos of Cathy Sherk from our collection.