Category: Professional Player
Born: June 18, 1916
Died: July 20, 1985
Pat Fletcher, longtime professional at the Royal Montreal Golf Club, was the last Canadian to win the Canadian Open. His victory in 1954 at Vancouver’s Point Grey Golf and Country Club came on the heels of his CPGA Championship win in 1952 and three Saskatchewan Open victories in 1947, 1948 and 1951. Fletcher spent a decade as head professional at Saskatchewan Golf and Country Club before moving to Royal Montreal in 1956. He held the position of president of the PGA of Canada from 1962 through 1965.
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Inducted to BC Golf Hall of Fame in 2017