Nomination Form & Guidelines

The Ontario Golf Hall of Fame is dedicated to the recognition of extraordinary contributions and accomplishments in the game of golf in Ontario. To be considered for election to the Hall of Fame, the nominee must have made an extraordinary contribution to the game of golf in Ontario.

 

Nomination Guidelines

Each nomination package will be validated against guidelines below for the categories of Amateur Player, Professional Player or Builder.

These guidelines are a baseline for a nomination to be accepted NOT a baseline for induction. The final selection of inductees will be the responsibility of the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame Committee.

 

Amateur Golfer

  • Has won a minimum of 3 Provincial or National, or International Championships or higher as defined by the World Amateur Golf Rankings, or any combination thereof
  • Has demonstrated significant impact, influence or affiliation to golf in Ontario
  • Nomination package includes letters of support from:
  1. The Executive Director or equivalent officer of the national or provincial golf   association (GO, Golf Canada, etc.).
  2. The Nominator and Seconder.
  3. Up to a maximum of five (5) additional letters, each limited to one (1) page.

 

Professional Golfer

  • Has won a minimum of 3 Provincial or National Championships conducted by provincial PGA’s, PGA of Canada or Professional Tour Championships as defined by the World Golf Rankings or a combination thereof.
  • Has demonstrated significant impact, influence or affiliation to golf in Ontario
  • Nominations would also meet the minimum guidelines if they include a combination of 3 wins at professional and amateur events falling within the listed guidelines above.
  • Nomination package includes letters of support from:
  1. The Executive Director or equivalent Officer of the Professional Golf Association or golf tour.
  2. The Nominator and Seconder.
  3. Up to a maximum of five (5) additional letters, each limited to one (1) page.

 

Builder

  • Has contributed at least 25 years of service to the golf industry
  • Has demonstrated significant impact, influence or affiliation to golf in Ontario
  • Nomination package includes letters of support from:
  1. An Officer of the respective professional association/organization (Ontario PGA, GO, GC, OGSA, CPGA, CJAC, CSCM, etc).
  2. The Nominator and Seconder.
  3. Up to a maximum of five (5) additional letters, each limited to one (1) page.

NOTES:

The Ontario Golf Hall of Fame Committee has the right to consider a nomination which does not meet the minimum guidelines but falls within exceptional circumstances.

  • Every nomination must be seconded. Individuals may not nominate themselves.

 

Must be submitted by August 31

 

Nomination Form together with any supporting documentation, forwarded to:

Ontario Golf Hall of Fame
PO Box 970
Uxbridge, Ontario, L9P 1N3
admin@gao.ca