Murray (Moe) Norman

Category: Player – Amateur/Professional

Moe Norman


Born: July 10, 1929
Died: September 4, 2004

There has never been a more colorful character in golf than Moe Norman. His legendary accuracy and prolific tournament record are renowned throughout the world. Among his many victories are two Canadian Amateurs, two CPGA Championships and seven CPGA Senior Championships along with multiple victories in the Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan Opens. Though his idiosyncrasies kept Norman from enjoying a brief PGA Tour career, he returned to Canada where his ball-striking ability and love of the game earned him a place in the hearts of all Canadian golfers.


  • 1954 America’s Cup 
  • 1971 World Cup


  • 1955 and 1956 Canadian Amateur Champion


  • 1958, 1963 Ontario Open Champion
  • 1963, 1968 Saskatchewan Open Champion
  • 1965 – 1967 Manitoba Open Champion1964 PGA of Canada Millar Trophy Champion
  • 1966 and 1974 PGA of Canada Champion (runner-up in 1965)
  • 1966, 1971, 1976 Alberta Open Champion
  • 1966 Quebec Open Champion
  • 1979 – 1985 & 1987 PGA of Canada Senior’s Champion

Other items of note:

  • Subject of numerous publications: “Moe & Me” by Lorne Rubenstein, “The Feeling of Greatness: The Moe Norman Story” by Tim O’Connor, “Moe Norman: The Canadian Golfing Legend with the Perfect Swing” by Stan Sauerwein.


Inducted to the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 1999

Inducted to the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame in 2000

Inducted to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 2006

Inducted to the PGA of Canada Hall of Fame in 2014


Images of Moe Norman from the collection.