James Fraser – Class of 2017


James Fraser enters the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame in the Builder category. Originally born in Montreal, QC, Fraser, has been in the golf industry since the early 1960s at the club, provincial and national levels serving in numerous roles.

While many of his roles have revolved around Rules, Fraser has also served as Governor (RCGA, Canadian Seniors’ Golf Association) and Director (Beaconsfield GC, Toronto Golf Club, Quebec Golf Association, Canadian Golf Foundation, Stanley Thompson Society and RCGA).

In 2007 he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by Golf Ontario (Golf Association of Ontario), the RCGA Distinguished Service Award and International Association of Golf Administrators Distinguished Service Award. He is an honorary member of Beaconsfield GC, Quebec Golf Association, International Association of Golf Administrators, and the Golf Journalists Association of Canada.