Ontario Golf Hall of Famer Ed Ervasti dies at 101
The GAO has learned that 2002 Ontario Golf Hall of Famer Ed Ervasti has died at the age of 101. Ervasti was raised in Michigan near Detroit but moved to London in 1965. He has an impressive list of accomplishments in the game of golf including: Michigan Amateur Champion (1949), Ontario Senior Amateur Champion (1971, 1985, 1987), Ontario Senior Champion of Champions Winner (1971), Canadian Senior Amateur Champion (1976), Canadian Seniors Golf Association Champion (1971, 1976-80), North and South Senior Amateur Champion (1978, 1983), International Senior Tournament Champion (1979), American Seniors Golf Association Champion (1975, 1980, 1983, 1985), and World Super Senior Champion (1994).
In addition to being an Ontario Golf Hall of Famer, Ervasti was inducted into the Highpoint Country Club (North Carolina) Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame in 1989. Ervasti also served as the Canadian Seniors Golf Association president from 1986-87.
The GAO sends their sympathies to his family.