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JIM CONNOLLY Will be Sadly Missed

JIM CONNOLLY Will be Sadly Missed

The golf community in Atlantic Canada loses one of the best professionals in the history the PGA of Canada Atlantic. Jim Connolly was a mentor to many and a fantastic role model as a PGA Professional. He was the face of the Riverside Country Club having being a part of that facility for 50 years.

Jim was a very active and inspiring leader in the PGA throughout his career. A fantastic ambassador and role model in Atlantic Canada and across the country, his commitment and contribution to this wonderful game has not gone unnoticed. In our eyes, Jim will always be the PGA Head Professional at Riverside.

A “true Professional”, Jim epitomized what our profession is all about.

  • 1959 - Started at Riverside
  • 1971 - Entered PGA
  • 1977 - Class A PGA Member
  • 1978 - Head Professional at Riverside
  • 1983-84 - PGA Atlantic President
  • 1995-96 - PGA of Canada President
  • 1997 - PGA Atlantic Professional of the Year
  • 1997 - PGA of Canada Golf Professional of the Year
  • 2015 - Inaugural PGA Atlantic Lifetime Achievement Award

Jim … thanks for playing an important role in our association.

Our condolences go out to Jim’s wife Pam, and his sons Don and Greg.

Jim … you will be sadly missed.

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