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Thunder Bay District Golf Association Golf Hall of Fame Rules and Regulations

All Nominations

  • No player or builder can be nominated on more than 10 occasions.  A player may be nominated 10 times and then nominated 10 times as a builder.  After 10 years, the nomination will no longer be accepted.

  • All nominations must be accompanied by the signatures of two people who are not related to each other.

  • Any nominee petitioning privately with a member of the Committee will be suspended for a period of no less than five (5) years from Hall of Fame eligibility.

  • Any Committee member privately negotiating or petitioning with a nominee will be suspended from TBGDA events for five (5) years and suspended from Hall of Fame eligibility for ten (10) years.

  • Any changes to the Rules and Regulations can be made without notice by the Hall of Fame Committee or the Thunder Bay District Golf Association Executive.

  • Voting will take place in August by the Hall of Fame Committee and all results are confidential, aside from the Inductees.

  • Voting shall be based upon the player's record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character, and contributions to the sport.

  • Nominations can be done by submitting a complete resume, including picture(s) of the individual being nominated.  This picture should be a reasonable depiction of the individual during their playing career.


  • can qualify in any of the following categories: junior, men’s, women’s, senior, professional or overall career

  • may only be inducted once as a player (i.e. as a junior and in men’s)

  • must be five (5) years removed from last victory to qualify

  • must be a member in good standing of the golf community

  • must have at least one major victory (Junior District, District Ladies Gross, District Open, District Amateur, Strathcona Invitational, etc.) and 5 individual gross victories on their resume (may be waived in exceptional circumstances i.e. outstanding career outside of TBDistrict)

  • team events will not be considered in voting

  • any deceased player is eligible immediately after their passing

  • no special achievement or performance will garner an automatic induction (i.e. winning Canadian Amateur)

  • must have participated locally for a minimum of 5 years

  • players must be a minimum of 30 years old at time of nomination

  • no more than 4 players can be inducted in any given year


  • may be active or inactive

  • must have at least 5 years of documented service in promoting, volunteering and/or service to the betterment of the game

  • no more than 2 builders may be inducted in any given year, provided that the number of builders and players combined does not equal more than four

  • must be clearly defined as to the nominees contributions to the game.  Years of service are not alone a criteria for getting inducted.

  • builders may include golf professionals but their on course achievements will not be recognized in this category

  • a person may be inducted separately as both a player and a builder



Nominations will be accepted by mail only. The entry deadline for nominations for 2018 inductees is August 1, 2019.

Send nominations to:

Golf Hall of Fame
PO Box 10607
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7C 2E8