First Name: Bob
Last Name: Wong
Sport: Golf
Inductee Type: Builder
Year Inducted: 1998
Home Town: Pictou
County: Pictou County

Bob Wong of Pictou is honoured in the Hall of Fame for his work with hockey and golf. He became a coach and administrator when his five sons were active in the game. He was a pioneer of the Nova Scotia Minor Hockey Council and served as zone chairman and vice-chairman of the body for a decade.

While still active with hockey, Wong became involved with golf in 1963 and was nominated to represent the Pictou Club on the board of the NSGA. He served as Pictou club president, on the board at Abercrombie club, and then as NSGA president in 1979 and 1980.

In 1981, Wong began a ten-year term as governor of the Royal Canadian Golf Association. He was on the RCGA rules committee, as well as the handicap and course rating committee. He worked at several Canadian championships and served on the United States Golf Association’s handicap and course rating system. Wong also found time to be chairman of the Pictou Recreation Commission and was on Nova Scotia’s mission staff at the Canada Games three times.


• Coach and Administrator 10 Years Minor Association
• Pioneer Nova Scotia Minor Hockey Council
• Zone Chairman and Vice-Chairman 10 Years
• Pictou Club President
• On the Abercrombie Club Board
• NSGA President 1979 and 1980
• 1981 Governor Royal Cdn Golf Association 10 Years
• On RCGA’s Rules Committee
• Head Referee Canadian Junior Championship
• Served US Golf Assoc Handicap Course Rating System
• On Course Rating Panel Golf Digest Mag 10 Years
• Chairman Pictou Recreation Commission
• NS Mission Staff for Canada Games 3 Times