Leonard, Stan

LEONARD, Stan, golfer (b 2 Feb 1915, Vancouver; d 15 Dec 2005, Vancouver). As a youngster he caddied at Shaughnessy Heights GOLF Club and honed his game on VANCOUVER's public courses. At 17 he won the BC amateur championship with homemade clubs. He turned professional in 1937 and in 1942 became the pro at Marine Drive Golf Club in Vancouver. He was a prodigious driver with a fluid swing—and a strong temper when his game was not going well. During the 1950s he was among the best golfers in the...

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