On Thursday the RCGA will announce its latest addition(s) to the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame. I’m making a guess here, but since I know he’ll be in town on Friday for a talk at the Toronto Golf Show, I’m assuming B.C.’s Richard Zokol will be among those announced as entering the HOF, a year after the strange induction of Mike Weir. Richard should be in the HOF, especially now that his playing career seems behind him. Captain of the NCAA-winning team while at BYU, a Canadian amateur champ with five professional wins, and likely the most consecutive appearances at the Canadian Open, Zokol is among the best golfers the country has ever produced. He also opened an excellent golf course in 2009, the terrific Sagebrush Golf and Sporting Club.
The only surprise would be if Zokol is not given a spot on Thursday — he deserves to be there.