|June 29th, 2017 --- For Immediate Release:
SASKATCHEWAN GOLF HALL OF FAME 2017 INDUCTEES
SASKATOON, SK - The Saskatchewan Golf Hall of Fame (SGHF) announces its seventh induction class including a total of four inductees and one team. The inductees include two players, our first combination inductee, a distinguished service inductee and a team. T
he combined achievements and contributions of these inductees span throughout many decades and add to the rich history of the sport of golf in Saskatchewan.
The seventh inductee's class to the Saskatchewan Golf Hall of Fame includes:
Lorie Boyle, Moose Jaw
Tom McNall, Regina
Player & Distinguished Service
Peter Cushner, Lloydminster (deceased)
Distinguished Service Category
Arne Peterson, Prince Albert
Championship Team Category
1964 Junior Men's Team:
- Murray Osborne,
- Andy Black,
- Rick Maguire,
- Gordon Chipperfield
Each year our province's top players, distinguished service providers and teams competing at national championships, add to the achievements of golf in Saskatchewan. We know there will be many additions to the SGHF in the next 100 years.
Saskatchewan Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Banquet
- The SGHF Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, September 23rd at the Riverside Country Club in Saskatoon.
- Tickets and information regarding the the event will be made available for the purchase from the Golf Saskatchewan website (www.golfsaskatchewan.org) on August 1st, 2017.
On behalf of the SGHF Committee, congratulations to the inductees.
We look forward to celebrating with the inductees and/or their family and friends in Saskatoon in September. Until then, keep the ball on the short grass, smile and remember, "Golf is the greatest social game ever created!"
ABOUT THE SASKATCHEWAN GOLF HALL OF FAME
The Saskatchewan Golf Hall of Fame has been established to recognize the achievements of players, distinguished service providers and teams of golf in Saskatchewan. For more information about the Saskatchewan Golf Hall of Fame, including sponsorship opportunities and or tickets for the induction banquet, please visit
ABOUT RIVERSIDE COUNTRY CLUB
Riverside Country Club is proud to facilitate the sixth induction ceremony of the Saskatchewan Golf Hall of Fame. The Riverside County Club is one of Saskatchewan's finest private golf clubs as well as one of Saskatoon's Premier Golf and Country Club Experience. Since opening in 1912, the Club has been dedicated to maintaining an unsurpassed tradition of excellence in service and sport. Riverside Golf Club has hosted a number of national events, including, two Canadian Amateur Men's Championships, three Canadian Women's Amateur Championships including 2015, two Senior Canadian Men's Championships, a Canadian Mid-Amateur Men's Championship, a Canadian Junior Men's Amateur Championship. Additionally, in 2008, the Club hosted the 2008 Mike Weir Charity Golf Drive for Kids, benefiting the Children's Health and Hospital Foundation. Located along the riverbank, the rolling fairways and mature trees are simply breathtaking. These views illuminate why Riverside Country Club has been considered one of Canada's most scenic and challenging courses. For more information on Riverside Country Club, please visit
ABOUT THE PROFESSIONAL GOLFERS' ASSOCIATION OF SASKATCHEWAN (PGA of SK)
The Canadian Professional Golfers' Association is a member based non-profit organization representing over 3,500 golf professionals across Canada. The Association was founded in 1911 which makes it the oldest Professional Golf Association in North America and the 2nd oldest PGA in the world. The Saskatchewan Zone has 100 members spread across the Province from La Ronge to Estevan, Lloydminster to Yorkton. For information on the PGA of Saskatchewan, please visit
ABOUT THE SASKATCHEWAN TURFGRASS ASSOCIATION (STA)
The STA encourages and promotes research in the turfgrass industry, as well as the exchange of ideas among turfgrass professionals. The STA sponsors seminars in the spring and fall to all willing turf managers in the province. The STA aids in the advance of research in the area of turf culture and facilitating a practical knowledge of turf operations while participating in the funding and developing of research projects involving the turfgrass industry in Saskatchewan. The STA currently has more than 230 members in the province. For information on the STA, please visit
ABOUT THE GOLF SASKATCHEWAN (Golf SK)
Golf Saskatchewan is the governing body of amateur golf in Saskatchewan, representing approximately 13,000 members at 120 clubs across the province. Golf SK's mission is to grow participation in, and passion for the sport while upholding the integrity of the game. Golf SK conducts programs and services to serve golfers in Saskatchewan. Athlete and Sport Development, Future Links, Order of Merit Tours, Rules of Golf, Amateur Status, Handicapping and Course Rating are only some of the initiatives the association leads for golf in Saskatchewan. In addition, Golf SK annually conducts Saskatchewan's Amateur Championships. For information on the Golf SK please visit
For more information on this announcement, please contact:
Secretary of the Sask Golf Hall of Fame | Executive Director of Golf SK
Tel: 306.975.0841 | Cell: 306.291.5260 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org