Lex Robson

Lex Robson

Born: February 7th, 1898 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Lex Robson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on February 7, 1898. He was the CPGA Match Play champion and winner of the Millar Trophy on six occasion during the 1930s (1931, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936 & 1939) and runner up in 1943. He was the CPGA champion in 1932 and the Canadian Open runner up in 1933. He won the Ontario Open in 1935 and was runner up in 1927, 1930, 1934. Due to his remarkable play he received an invitation to play in the inaugural Masters tournament at Augusta National in 1934 but unfortunately was unable to attend.

He secured his first head professional position at Weston G&CC in 1926. He also spent time as head pro at Islington and Lakeview in the 1930s before moving to Kawartha G&CC in 1940. He remained the head pro at Kawartha for 25 years, wrapping up his career in 1964. Lex passed away in 1976.


  • Millar Trophy Match Play Championship 1931, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936 ,1939
  •  PGA of Canada 1932
  • Canadian Open/Rivermead Cup (low Canadian) 1933
  • Ontario Open 1935

Served as the Head Professional:

  •    Weston G.C., 
  •     Islington G.C.
  •     Lakeview G.C. 
  •     Kawartha G.C.

Hall of Fame Induction History:      

  •   Ontario Golf Hall of Fame               2008
  •   PGA of Ontario Hall of Fame         2020

Source: Golf Ontario Hall of Fame