October 6, 2014
Two Ontario-born men now living Ohio with an intertwined golf life have been named as the latest inductees to the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame.
Herb Page, 67, of Newmarket, Ontario and Rod Spittle, 63, of Niagara Falls, Ontario, become the 82nd and 83rd members of the hallowed hall. Both are already members of the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame.
The pair, who both attended college in Ohio and make their homes there, were introduced in an emotional and guest-filled call on Tuesday. Page, the long-time Head Golf Coach and Director of Golf at Kent State University, and Spittle, a successful amateur, college player at Ohio State, and PGA TOUR Champions winner, were elated at the honour and the response by their friends.
Among those calling in to pass on accolades to the pair was a bevy of notables from the golf world including Larry Nelson, Richard Zokol, Cathy Sherk, Jan Dowling, Ben Curtis, and Joey Sindelar.
"The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame strives to recognize the outstanding achievements of golf’s greatest players and supporters and it’s an absolute privilege to welcome Rod Spittle and Herb Page as our newest honoured members," said Sandra Post, Chair of the Hall of…
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