Frederick (Fritz) Martin – Class of 2000

fmartinlrgBorn: September 15, 1869 in Seneca Township, Ontario
Died: May 19, 1934 in Hamilton, Ontario

  • Attended Upper Canada College
  • Canadian Amateur Champion (1902, 1910); Runner-Up (1907-08)
  • Canadian Senior's Golf Association Champion (1927)
  • Mr. Martin remains the only left-handed golfer ever to win the Canadian Amateur Championship. He was considered to be the greatest southpaw golfer in North America.
  • Mr. Martin is the brother-in-law of George S. Lyon. No one defeated Lyon more times than Mr. Martin including a hard fought battle in the final of the 1910 Canadian Amateur.
  • Club Champion, Hamilton G&CC (nine times)
  • President, Hamilton G&CC (1910)
  • Captain, Hamilton G&CC (1906-09, 1912)
  • Mr. Martin made his career as a lawyer. He was also a prominent cricketer and rugby player.
  • Inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 1974