June 3, 1925
Official opening – Saugeen
Golf and Country Club.
Memberships were $10.00 for
men and $5.00 for ladies. The
land for the original course
cost $18,754.39. The course
workers were paid 15 cents
an hour and had the latest
shovels combined with horse
and wagon to complete the construction.
Fall Start of Course upgrades designed by Graham Cooke. Graham was
inducted into the Canadian Golf Ball of Fame in 20Ŏ0 after representing
Canada around the world as an amateur golfer. He was second in the
Senior British Amateur twice. He designed over 75 golf courses and
specialized in updating Stanley Thompson designs.
We are excited to welcome back Jerry Noga to Saugeen Golf Club as our Director of Golf Instruction for the 2020 Golf season. Jerry has been a member of the PGA of Canada since 1987. For 13 of his 30+years as a Golf Professional, Jerry worked on Canada’s West Coast both in Vancouver and in Vancouver Island before returning to Calgary in 1999. There he spent 12 years working with the National Golf Academy before joining the Saugeen team. During his career, he has developed his understanding and philosophy of the golf swing by studying many professionals. He has had the opportunity to receive clinic instruction from Lee Trevino and Larry Mize. He has also been schooled by teaching greats such as Butch Harmon, Hank Haney, Bob Toski, Dr. Gary Wiren and “Canada’s Great” George Knudson. As a Class “A” Golf Professional, Jerry also graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science Degree in “Earth Sciences”. As a player, earlier in his professional golf life, he had several Top-10 finishes in Assistants Events and Pro-Ams. In 1991, he and his team won the PGA of British Columbia Pro-Executive Tournament