Category: Professional Golfer
Year Inducted: 1977
Born: January 7, 1908
Died: February 2, 1999
Club Affiliations: Professional at Lake St. Joseph Golf Club in 1926; Course Superintendent at Kent Golf Club 1927-1929; Professional at Kent Golf Club 1930-1944; Professional at Le Club Laval-sur-le-lac 1945 to 1970.
The finest of all Quebec golf professionals, Jules Huot’s victory at the 1937 General Brock Open marked the first time a Canadian professional had won a PGA tournament. Known as “ le petit Jules” in Quebec, this diminutive player captured the CPGA Championship and the Quebec Open three times, won five Quebec PGA Championships and finished as low Canadian professional at the Canadian Open on two occasions.
Other items of note:
Inducted to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1978
Inducted to Quebec Sports Hall of Fame in 1996
Inducted to Quebec Golf Hall of Fame in 1996
Inducted to PGA of Canada Hall of Fame in 2014
Photos of Jules Huot from our collection.