Category: Professional Golfer
Born: March 1, 1882
Place of Birth: Tottenham, Ontario
Death: October 22, 1955
Golf Course Affiliation: Professional of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club, 1911-1945.
Karl Keffer, winner of the Canadian Open in 1909 and 1914, was the first Canadian-born golfer to win our national championship. He was a founding member of the CPGA (now PGA of Canada) and held the positions of Secretary-Treasurer, Captain and President over his 29-year involvement with the association.
Other Items of Note:
Inducted to Ontario Golf Hall of Fame in 2000
Inducted to PGA of Canada Hall of Fame in 2014
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