Stanley in Saskatchewan

April 12, 2019

JHarris

Stanley Thompson’s most famous of his 150 golf courses aren’t located in Saskatchewan but the world-renowned course creator has left his mark on our province.

Thompson, who passed away in 1953, has his fingerprints on the Tor Hill Golf Club, Murray Golf Club, Royal Regina Golf Club, and Waskesiu. The Norway, Ontario born Thompson travelled the nation while working on the railroad and began visioning golf courses. Almost 100 are in play today across North America, South America, and the Caribbean. Prince Albert historian and avid golfer Dr. James Harris knows all there is to know about the famed Thompson. He spent five years writing a book, Stanley Thompson and Icons of Canada....Read more