Jack McLaughlin

Jack McLaughlin

Born: December 31st, 1933 in Toronto, Ontario 

Jack McLaughlin began his career in 1953 at Scarboro Golf & Country Club, and also served as Head Professional at Cedar Brae Golf & Country Club and Bayview Golf & Country Club before relocating to Vancouver’s Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club in 1974.

McLaughlin also served as President of both the Ontario and British Columbia PGA boards, as well as Director of the PGA of Canada. Dedicated to Junior Golf and Teaching, he coached many of Canada’s top players including Lorie Kane, Ray Stewart and Brent Franklin. McLaughlin is also remembered for his commitment to the game, developing junior programs and serving as the National Junior Committee Chair for the PGA of Canada.


  • Teacher to Brent Franklin (Australian & Asian Tour), Ray Stewart (USPGA Tour) and Lori Kane (LPGA Tour) 
  • Chair PGA of Canada National Junior Committee 
  • Served as PGA of Ontario President 1963 
  • Served as PGA of BC President 1976 

Served as Head Professional: 

  • Cedarbrae G.C. 
  • Bayview G.C. 
  • Shaughnessey G.C.

Hall of Fame Induction History: 

  • Canadian Golf Hall of Fame 2013
  • PGA of Canada Hall of Fame 2014 
  • PGA of Ontario 2020 

Source: PGA of Canada Hall of Fame/Canadian Golf Hall of Fame