Architect of the twentieth century
‘A person of national historic significance.’
- Stanley was born in 1893.
- He attended Malvern Collegiate.
- He served in the Canadian Artillery, World War 1, and received a citation as a gunner at Vimy Ridge.
- He was married twice; first to Ruth who died; then to Helen Duthie; he had no children although he did adopt Helen’s son, Norman.
- In 1947, he was a co-founder of the prestigious American Society of Golf Course Architects.
- In the last few years of his life he lived and worked at his home, Dormie House in Guelph, alongside the course he had designed and later owned, Cutten Fields.
- His courses, and those of his disciples, continue to capture a high percentage of the Top 100 Courses in Canada.