Paul “Fitz” Fitzgerald Award

The Paul “Fitz” Fitzgerald Award is awarded to a volunteer that demonstrates dedication to the GolfOntario course rating program.

“Fitz” passed away in 2008 but his contributions to golf will always be remembered through this award. During his time with Golf Ontario, Paul:

  • Chaired the Golf Ontario Course Rating/Handicap Committee, conducting numerous seminars.
  • Served on Golf Ontario's Board of Directors.
  • Captained a Course Rating Team
  • Was involved in rating over 100 courses, training numerous others in the process.
  • Received the Golf Ontario Distinguished Service Award in 2006


  • Darrell Peters



  • Bob Heath



  • Ron Kulpurger



  • Ralph Franchino