Willie Lamb

Willie Lamb

Born: December 15th, 1902 in Montrose, Scotland

Lamb was born in Montrose, Scotland. Having moved to Canada in 1924, he had a successful tournament career, highlighted by winning the Canadian PGA Championship on five occasions, in 1928, 1929, 1930, 1933, and 1935. He also won the Millar Trophy, originally awarded for the Ontario PGA Match Play championship and later the Canadian PGA Match Play, in 1930 and the open championships of Ontario and Quebec.

Lamb has been widely recognized for his achievement and contributions to golf, highlighted by his induction into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 1985. He has also been inducted into the halls of fame of the PGA of Canada and Ontario Golf.

Lamb served as the head professional at several golf clubs in Ontario, most notably at Lambton Golf Club in Toronto, where he remained for 30 years until his retirement in 1964.


  • PGA of Canada 1928, 1929, 1930, 1933 & 1935 
  • Millar Match Play Trophy 1930
  • Ontario Open 1930
  • Quebec Open 1930


  • PGA of Ontario President 1948 - 1950
  • Served as the Head Professional at Lambton G. C. 

Hall of Fame Induction History:

  • Canadian Golf Hall of Fame 1985.
  • Ontario Golf Hall of Fame 2000
  • PGA of Canada Hall of Fame 2014
  • PGA of Ontario Hall of Fame 2020

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