Richard H. Grimm – Class of 2000

dgrimmBorn: April 29, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois

  • Attended Yale University
  • Served with the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942-46
  • Mr. Grimm was involved in the concrete business from 1948-1982
  • Emigrated to Canada in 1948
  • President, Royal Canadian Golf Association (1974)
  • Mr. Grimm was largely responsible for the RCGA's decision to relocate to the Glen Abbey Golf Club.
  • Director of Professional Tournaments, RCGA (1982-1993)
  • Elected Honourary Lifetime Governor of the RCGA in 1975
  • Elected Honourary Lifetime Governor of the OGA in 1998
  • Chairman, Canadian Open (1965, 1970, 1972, 1977-79)
  • Commissioner, Canadian Professional Golf Tour (1993-96)
  • Elected member of the Captains Club at the Memorial Tournament held at Muirfield Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio in 1989.
  • Inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 1993