Charles Ross (Sandy) Somerville – Class of 2000

ssomervilleBorn: May 4, 1903 in London, Ontario
Died: May 17, 1991 in London, Ontario

  • Ontario Amateur Champion (1927-29, 1937)
  • Manitoba Amateur Champion (1926)
  • Canadian Amateur Champion (1926, 1928, 1930-31, 1935, 1937); Runner-Up (1924-25, 1934, 1938)
  • United States Amateur Champion (1932). Became only the second foreign-born player to win the U.S. Amateur Championship.
  • Canadian Senior's Golf Association Champion (1960-61, 1965-66); Runner-Up (1962, 1972)
  • Canadian Senior Amateur Championship Runner-Up (1966)
  • Played in the inaugural Masters Tournament in 1934 and holds the distinction for the first hole-in-one in Masters history.
  • In 1950, Mr. Somerville was named 'Canada's Top Golfer of the Half Century' by the Canadian Press.
  • President, London Hunt & Country Club (1953)
  • President, Royal Canadian Golf Association (1957)
  • Inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1955
  • Inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 1971