SSHoF logoEd Ross Jr.

Athlete (1986)


Ed is one of Saskatchewan's top golfers. Winning many provincial junior and amateur championships, he represented Saskatchewan at three Canadian junior championships and played for the Willingdon Cup 11 times. 1964 was a big year for Ross. He was co-medallist in the Canadian amateur and low medallist in the Willingdon Cup matches. Saskatchewan won the Willingdon Cup that year.

The team that also had Keith Rever, Ernie Greenley and Jim Scissons was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1978. In 1965 Ross was a semi-finalist in the Canadian amateur and in 1966 was invited to play in the Carling World Open in Southport, England. Following his high school days in Saskatoon, Ed attended Fresno State University in California on a golf scholarship. He won several Fresno city amateur and California College championships. He won the Saskatoon city title three times in 1962, 1966, and 1975.