Lex Robson – Class of 2008

robson_headshotLex Robson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on February 7, 1898. He was the CPGA Match Play champion and winner of the Millar Trophy on six occasion during the 1930s (1931, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936 & 1939) and runner up in 1943. He was the CPGA champion in 1932 and the Canadian Open runner up in 1933. He won the Ontario Open in 1935 and was runner up in 1927, 1930, 1934. Due to his remarkable play he received an invitation to play in the inaugural Masters tournament at Augusta National in 1934 but unfortunately was unable to attend.

He secured his first head professional position at Weston G&CC in 1926. He also spent time as head pro at Islington and Lakeview in the 1930s before moving to Kawartha G&CC in 1940. He remained the head pro at Kawartha for 25 years, wrapping up his career in 1964. Lex passed away in 1976.