Irving Lightstone – Class of 2002

ilightstoneBorn: April 14, 1932 in Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • Attended the University of California at Berkley
  • Ontario Assistants Champion (1959)
  • Canadian Assistants Champion (1959
  • Ontario Golf Professional of the Year (1979)
  • Canadian Club Professional of the Year (1980)
  • President, CPGA of Ontario (1979-80)
  • Head Professional, Maple Downs G&CC (1956-2001)
  • Head Professional, Doral Resort (1963-64)
  • Head Professional, DeSoto Lakes GC (1961-62)
  • Instrumental in re-writing the By-Laws and Constitutions of the CPGA and CPGA of Ontario.
  • Has produced 28 current Professionals across North America.
  • Served as a Consultant on a number of golf projects including; The National Golf Club of Canada in Woodbridge, Angus Glen Golf Club in Unionville and the Doral Resort in Miami, Florida.
  • In 1960, became first CPGA Professional to hire a female Assistant Professional (LPGA Tour Pro - Sharon Scollard)