The Century Club

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Since its inception in 1921, the fairways at Brampton Golf Club have hosted many of Canada’s best. Take a browse through the history of one of Canada’s longest-standing clubs.

1921

Brampton Golf Club has a storied history, having been established in 1921 when the land for the original course, located south of Steeles Avenue east of Highway 10 where the current, was acquired for $8,000.

1922

The club hires Toronto Golf Club head professional George Cumming (part of the firm Thompson, Cumming, Thompson) to design the original routing in a rolling valley near the Etobicoke Creek. Cumming is assisted by his design partner, Stanley Thompson.

1925

Members are asked to refrain from playing the course on Sunday. The idea is voted down.

1929

Thompson rebuilds two holes for the golf course. The magazine Canadian Golfer calls it “a particularly pleasing course.”

1935

Canadian Golfer says Brampton has “one of the prettiest courses in Ontario with a large and enthusiastic membership.”

1963

With Thompson’s death in 1953, the club hires his associate, Clifford “Robbie” Robinson to redesign an 18-hole course on property adjacent to the original nine holes. A new clubhouse is also built.

1969

The Men’s Ontario Amateur is held at Brampton. Canadian legend Nick Weslock is the winner.

1979

The CPGA Senior Championship is held at the club. Ball striking legend Moe Norman wins the title. He’d win the tournament at Brampton again in 1980, 1981, and 1983

1985

PGA Tour winner Dave Barr records a victory at Brampton during the CPGA Championship.

1989

The Canadian Tour Players Championship is held at Brampton.

2011

Toronto native Mark Hoffman wins the Ontario Men’s Amateur at the club.

2014

Future LPGA Tour superstar Brooke Henderson wins the Ontario Women’s Amateur in a wire-to-wire victory.

2021

The club celebrates its 100th anniversary.

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