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Stanley to receive John B. Steel Award

February 25, 2021 —     CGSA Announces Stanley Thompson as the CGSA John B. Steel Distinguished Service Award Recipient for 2020 "Stanley Thompson is Canada's most celebrated golf course architect. But his first, formal training came in plant sciences and the upkeep of golf courses at the University of Guelph. Throughout his entire career, Thompson's design company also offered agronomic consulting services. He...

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December 31, 2020 —   The Stanley Thompson Society issues newsletters several times (usually quarterly) each year. These are populated with past tidbits of information from the archives, new stories about Stanley's work and events related to the STS and other golf history. Read the latest issue   To see other back issues and many interesting articles on Stanley, check out the Newsletter Archive...

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Book Review: Stanley Thompson & Icons of Canada

November 24, 2018 — While on vacation in early August, I received an email from Karen Hewson, executive director for the Stanley Thompson Society, who told me about a new book on the life and times of the society’s namesake. Stanley Thompson and Icons of Canada by Dr. James Harris had just been made available and Hewson asked if she could send me a...

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