October 6, 2014
Kingston, Ontario - PGA of Canada member Kevin Dickey, 58, passed away suddenly on Monday. Dickey was affiliated for much of his life with the Cataraqui Golf & Country Club where he was a fixture on the teaching tee.
Kevin had a passion for player development and spent much of his working efforts enhancing the games of young junior players, hoping to enhance their life with golf just as it had did for his own.
The Kingston, Ontario native learned the game at the Rideau Lakes Golf Club in Westport, Ontario by his family cottage and by the age of 13 he was a junior tournament winner and a member at Cataraqui where he would continue to excel and develop his game.
The prodigy would take his skills to post-secondary levels at Furman University in South Carolina where he was a team-mate of future PGA TOUR great Brad Faxon.
After college Kevin decided to test his talents in the pro playing ranks and earned his way on to the Canadian Tour. He would also spend some time on the Australian/Asia circuits before injuries finally halted his touring days.
In retreat he found a new direction, first trying his hand as a financial…
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