John White

John White

Nickname _golf-300x350
Birthdate August 11, 1957
Birthplace St. Catharines, ON
Year Inducted 2018
Category Athlete and Builder
Sport Golf

BIOGRAPHY

  • Father of five wonderful children.
  • 2004 – named Ontario Teacher of the Year for Juniors.
  • 2006 – St. Catharines Sportsperson of the Year.
  • 2017 – winner of the Chuck Smith Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Niagara Sports Commission.
  • 1993 – founded the Niagara Junior Golf Tour.
  • 27 years the Head Golf Professional at Beechwood Golf & Country Club.
  • Coach of the Brock University Men’s & Ladies’ Golf Teams.
  • Coached multiple Ontario Champions.
  • Competed on the Australian and Canadian Golf Tours.
  • Has coached more than 75 players on to college golf play.
  • SPORT AFFILIATIONS

    • Beechwood Golf and Country Club
    • Borck University

    AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

    • 2004 Ontario Teacher of the Year for Juniors
    • 2006 City of St. Catharines Sportsperson of the Year
    • 4 Time Senior Player of the Year NDPGT 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • 2017 Chuck Smith Sportsperson of the Year