R. Keith Alexander

Category: Amateur Golfer

Keith Alexander

Inducted: 1986

Born: July 23, 1930

Death: November 12, 2014
Place of Birth: Vulcan, Alberta

Keith Alexander is one of the few accomplished Canadian golfers who take their love of the sport from the course to the boardroom with the same zeal and commitment. The 1960 Canadian Amateur Champion and six-time Alberta Amateur Champion went on to win the 1992 Senior Golf Championship of Canada before turning professional and focusing his attention on the Senior PGA Tour in 1993. As an administrator, Alexander was an instrumental part of the Alberta Golf Association from 1968 through 1982, serving as President in 1977. 

International Teams:

  • World Amateur Golf Team Member: 1960, 1964, 1966, 1970, 1972, 1976
  • America’s Cup Team Matches:  1960, 1961, 1963, 1965 (winning team), 1967
  • 1971 New Zealand Centennial Trophy Team Matches (winning team)
  • Commonwealth Team: 1963, 1967, 1971 (winning team)


  • 1960 Canadian Amateur Champion
  • 1992 Senior Championship of Canada


  • Alberta Amateur Champion: 1957, 1964, 1966, 1977, 1978, 1981 
  • Alberta Open Champion: 1967, 1980

Other Items of Note:

  • Member of the Alberta team in the Interprovincial Team matches twenty-six times.
  • Medallist in 1965, 1970, 1976 and tied in 1977.
  • An officer of the Alberta Golf Association from 1968 to 1982, and President in 1977.
  • Member of the Alberta Legislative Assembly from 1979 until November 1985 when he resigned to allow Premier Don Getty to have a seat in the Legislature.
  • Played a major role as the Alberta Golf Association representative in developing a world class, Robert Trent Jones designed, 36 hole golf course in Alberta’s Kananaskis country.


Inducted to Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 1986

Inducted to Alberta Golf Hall of Fame in 2005


Video:  1964 Eisenhower Trophy 



Photos of Keith Alexander from our collection.