Gary Cowan – Class of 2000

gcowanBorn: October 28, 1938 in Kitchener, Ontario

  • Ontario Juvenile Champion (1954)
  • Ontario Junior Champion (1956)
  • Ontario Amateur Champion (1964, 1968, 1971, 1974-75, 1977-78, 1981, 1984); Runner-Up (1959-60, 1967, 1969, 1973, 1983, 1990)
  • Ontario Open Champion (1968)
  • Canadian Junior Champion (1956)
  • Canadian Amateur Champion (1961); Runner-Up (1959-60, 1964, 1968, 1974)
  • United States Amateur Champion (1966, 1971)
  • North and South Amateur Champion (1971)
  • Porter Cup Champion (1969)
  • Medallist, 1962 World Amateur Team Championships
  • Low Amateur, Masters Tournament (1964)
  • Low Amateur, Canadian Open (1960)
  • In 2000, Mr. Cowan was named Canada's 'Top Male Amateur Golfer of the Century' in a poll conducted by the RCGA.
  • Inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1967
  • Inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 1972