October 24, 2014
The late Karl Keffer, a member of the Canadian and Ontario Golf Halls of Fame, was formally inducted into the Golf Quebec Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Royal Ottawa Golf Club in Gatineau, Quebec last evening (June 29).
The Royal Ottawa Golf Club is celebrating its 125th Anniversary this year and the induction of one of their former golf professionals was a fitting tribute to the history of the Club.
Present for the induction ceremony was Kyle Keffer, the great grandson of Karl Keffer along with Kyle's daughter and Karl's great, great grand-daughter Seren Keffer.
As a local golf historian and member of the Golf Historical Society of Canada and also a writer for Flagstick Golf Magazine and Ontario Golf News, I was honoured to talk about Karl Keffer to a room full of Royal Ottawa Golf Club Members and their guests from around the world who were also on hand to celebrate the Club's 125th Anniversary.
On hand for the induction ceremony were officials from Golf Quebec including Executive-Director J.P. Beaulieu, President Marcel Paul Raymond, Vice-President Robert Bissonnette, Hall of Fame Committee Members Dave Ross and…
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