R. Bruce Forbes – Class of 2000

bforbesBorn: April 18, 1922 in Chatham, Ontario
Died: October 4, 2001 in Brantford, Ontario

  • President, Brantford Golf & Country Club (1958)
  • President, Ontario Golf Association (1962)
  • Elected Honourary Lifetime Governor of the OGA in 1968
  • President, Royal Canadian Golf Association (1965)
  • Executive Director, RCGA (1970-78)
  • Elected Honourary Lifetime Governor of the RCGA in 1968
  • Mr. Forbes was largely responsible for the RCGA's decision to move to Glen Abbey GC
  • Captained victorious Canadian Team at 1965 America's Cup
  • Honourary Member, Canadian Professional Golfers Association
  • Captained four Canadian Teams at the World Amateur Team Championships (1960, 1972, 1974, 1976)
  • Captained victorious Canadian Team at 1971 New Zealand Centennial Championship (formerly the Commonwealth Matches)
  • Inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 1987