Ron MacLeod

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Ronald Bruce MacLeod

Born: (Victoria, British Columbia)
Died: April 25, 2014 (Victoria, British Columbia)

Ron MacLeod, who was nicknamed Bomber, competed in Canadian Professional Golfers’ Association events in the early 1960s. He became head professional at the Jasper Park Lodge in 1952, staying with the Rocky Mountain resort for 42 years.

ImageIn 1963, he finished nine strokes behind winner Al Balding at the CPGA championship at the Mayfair Golf Club in Edmonton.

Three years later in Calgary, he finished 15 strokes behind winner Moe Norman at the Willow Park Golf and Country Club in Calgary. He shot a 72-75-72 to earn a $135 prize.

MacLeod, who was 84, leaves his wife, Sonia, two sons, two daughters, a grandson, and a brother. He was predeceased by a brother and two sisters.

 

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