Ron Stewart – Athlete
Ron Stewart has been one of Saskatchewan’s premier golfers for more than 30 years.
Stewart’s long list of golf successes includes three Saskatchewan championships – the 1970 Saskatchewan Junior title and the Saskatchewan Amateur championship in both 1978 and 1988.
He has participated in two Canadian junior championships, four Canadian amateur championships and two Canadian mid-amateur events. Stewart was a member of the Saskatchewan Junior golf team in both 1969 and 1970, the Saskatchewan Willingdon Cup team in 1979 and 1989 and the Saskatchewan Mid-Amateur team in 1998 and 2001.
The list of his accomplishments at the local level includes: six Northern Saskatchewan Amateur Championships; 11 City Open titles; 10 May Day Masters championships; and four Cooke Municipal Golf Course club championships.As of the induction date, Stewart’s golf career included two holes-in-one. His lowest score recorded for 18 holes is a 63. Stewart also managed a 64 twice and 10 times recorded a score of 65.
Stewart has also contributed to the sport of golf at the organizational level. The prime organizer of the Saskatchewan Junior Golf Tour, the junior golf coordinator for the Prince Albert Men’s Golf Club, and member of the Men’s Golf Club executive for more than 20 years. In 2000, he chaired the Saskatchewan Junior Golf Championship and also has served as a committee member for Canadian Ladies, Canadian Junior Men’s and Canadian Club Champions championships in Prince Albert.
The Prince Albert Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to induct Ron Stewart in the athlete category.
Inducted into the Prince Albert Sports Hall of Fame in 2002.