With files by Golf Canada
August 3, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) – It was a royal welcome on Friday evening when Alison Murdoch was honored into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame. Family and friends were on hand at her home course, the iconic Victoria Golf Club, for the Hall of Fame induction ceremonies staged by Golf Canada.
Murdoch’s career as an amateur actually began in Quebec, where she won the 1961 Quebec Junior Girls Championship in addition to numerous regional titles.
Her success on the national circuit didn’t actually bloom until 2002, after she won her first of four Canadian Senior Women’s Championships.
Since then Allison has won numerous international events, including the British and Irish Senior titles as well as two Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) Senior and Mid Amateur championships. Provincially, she’s won British Columbia, Alberta and Washington State senior titles.
Murdoch’s amazing career in the senior ranks has seen her named to numerous provincial and national teams; named Female Senior Amateur of the Year on four occasions; the PNGA Senior Women’s Player of the Year on five occasions; and the SportBC Female Master Athlete of the Year in 2007.
Murdoch is also a member of both the British Columbia Golf Hall of Fame and the Pacific Northwest Golf Association Hall of Fame.