The PGA of Canada Remembers Jerry Anderson
The PGA of Canada is deeply saddened by the passing of revered PGA of Canada member Jerry Anderson.
A teaching professional at Credit Valley Golf and Country Club, Anderson passed away on March 9th. He was 62-years-old.
Born in Montreal, Anderson won the PGA Championship of Canada in 1987. He became the first Canadian to win on the European Tour when he shot a 27-under par at the Ebel European Masters -- Swiss Open in 1984.That 72-hole score was a record on the European Tour until Ernie Els shot a 29 under par score at the 2003 Johnnie Walker Classic.
Anderson finished ninth on the European Tour Order of Merit in 1984.
He represented Canada at the Alfred Dunhill Cup in 1985 and at the World Cup in 1983, 1987, and 1989.
Anderson was inducted into the PGA of Canada Hall of Fame in 2016 and the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame in 2002.
Information regarding funeral services to come.