Wilfred Homenuik

Category: Player (Amateur & Professional)

Wilf Homenuik

Inducted: 2005

Born: December 30, 1935
Place of Birth: Kamsack, Saskatchewan

Club Affiliations: Oakdale G&CC; Cherry Downs G&CC; Highlands G&CC; Bel Acres G&CC; Glendale G&CC; Elmhurst G&CC

Born in Kamsack, SK , Wilf Homenuik was one of seven brothers, all of whom took to the links at one time or another. The level of internal competition might have added to his success – but whatever the root, his record speaks for itself.  Eight international professional titles, 2 Canadian Professional Golfer Association (CPGA) championships, 2 CPGA Match Play Championships for the Millar Trophy and eleven provincial titles mark the career of this committed golfer. This well beloved teacher also played for Canada at the World Cup in 1965, 1971 and 1974 with such well known Canadian’s as George Knudson, Ben Kern and Moe Norman. 

International Record:

  • 1965 Peru Open (South American Tour)
  • 1966 Panama Open (Caribbean Tour)
  • 1968 Grand Bahamas Open (Caribbean Tour)
  • 1971 Lima Open (South American Tour)
  • 1971 Shreveport Open
  • 1972 West Palm Beach Open
  • 1973 Lake Michigan Classic
  • 1978 Lake Worth Open

Member of the World Cup Team:

  • 1965 with George Knudson (Tied 4th)
  • 1971 with Moe Norman (8th)
  • 1974 with Ben Kern (12th)


  • 1965 and 1971 PGA of Canada Champion
  • 1967 and 1968 CPGA Match Play for the Millar Trophy Champion


  • 1953 Saskatchewan Amateur Champion
  • 1954 Saskatchewan Junior Boys Champion
  • 1956, 1957 Manitoba Amateur Champion
  • 1961, 1965 Alberta Open Champion
  • 1961, 1972  Manitoba Open Champion
  • 1990 PGA of Ontario Senior Champion


  • 1953 Willingdon Team member for Saskatchewan
  • 1956 Willingdon Team member for Manitoba
  • 1957 Willingdon Team member for Manitoba

Other items of note:

  • 1960 McNaughton Brooks Bursary Recipient: 1960, 1963, 1965


Inducted to Yorkton Sports Hall of Fame in 1998

Inducted to the Manitoba Golf Hall of Fame in 2005

Inducted to PGA of Canada Hall of Fame in 2014



Photos of Wilf Homenuik from our collection.