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Name: Gordie Smith
Sport: Golf
Inductee Type: Athlete
Year Inducted: 2009
Home Town: Dartmouth, Halifax County

Biography: Gordie Smith is a Dartmouth native who became one of the most successful Nova Scotian golfers of all time.

Playing out of Brightwood Golf and Country Club in Dartmouth, he won 11 provincial championships, 18 open invitational titles and was a NSGA Player of the Year. As a professional, Gordie made a mark by finishing 7th at the 1988 Canadian Open, ahead of such luminaries as Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman, completing a final round of 67. He finished 194th on the 1988 PGA money list.

Overall, he won 37 amateur and five professional tournaments. Gordie is now manager of Ashburn Golf and Country Club in Halifax.
Facts: • Born: Halifax, NS
• Won 10 Provincial Titles
• Three Provincial Titles were Amateurs
• Two Provincial Titles were Juniors
• One Provincial Title was a Juvenile
• Two Provincial Titles were Midgets
• Won 15 Prov Open, Invitational, or Junior Titles
• Golf Scholarship to Uni South Florida 1981
• On Uni South Florida Golf Team for 4 years
• NSGA Golfer of the Year 1985
• Qualifies CPGA 1986
• Finished 73rd Canadian Open 1986
• CPGA Rookie of the Year 1987
• Wins TPA Orlando Open 1987
• Finished 7th, Canadian Open 1988
• Finished 194th PGA Money List 1988
• APGA Champion 1997 and 2006
• CPGA Atlantic Professional Golfer of the Year 2006
Links: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nmq6-huxWA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86cuB0u4hX8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86cuB0u4hX8&index=171&list=UUvIoqGnT5eKU722WcrXkvGg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDlN17eP_bw&list=UUvIoqGnT5eKU722WcrXkvGg&index=172
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