Patty Howard

Patty Howard

Patty Howard achieved success as professional and as a teacher. She notched three provincial championships: 1988 Ontario Ladies Professional Championship, 1988 Ontario Ladies Summer Championship and the 1991 Ladies Professional Summer Championship. She also captured a pair of wins on the Florida Mini Tour (now Symetra Tour).

Howard’s impact on the game stretched past her playing career. She was the first head professional at a private mixed club in Canada.

She originally joined the PGA of Canada in 1975 and received Class A status in 1981. She was the first female to sit on the PGA of Ontario Board of Directors.


  • PGA of Ontario LPGA 1988
  • PGA of Ontario LPGA Summer Championship 1988, 1991
  •  Two victories on the Symetra Tour


  • First female Head Professional at a mixed membership club
  • First female to serve on the PGA of Ontario Board of Directors

Hall of Fame Induction History:

  • Ontario Golf Hall of Fame 2016
  • PGA of Ontario Hall of Fame 2020

Source: Golf Ontario Hall of Fame