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Golf Canada Statement on the passing of Mr. Clay Riddell

Written by Golf Canada
L-R Clay Riddell with Alberta Golf players Ethan Choi – Carter Graf - Annabelle Ackroyd - Kaitlyn Wingnean and Brad Shaw (Shaw Communications)

It is with sadness and respect that Golf Canada, the Golf Canada Foundation and Alberta Golf extend sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Mr. Clay Riddell who passed away suddenly on September 16, 2018.

“On behalf of Golf Canada, the Golf Canada Foundation, Alberta Golf and the Canadian golf community, we extend our most sincere condolences to Clay Riddell’s family, his many friends and colleagues, and the team at the Shaw Charity Classic,” said Golf Canada CEO Laurence Applebaum. “Clay used the sport of golf to leave an incredible legacy in Calgary and across Alberta and was a driving force behind the amazing success of the Shaw Charity Classic.”

“Clay’s generosity touched the game of golf through his meaningful support of the Golf Canada Foundation; he was a Foundation Trustee and Leadership in Golf Philanthropy recipient, funding programs that will reach tens of thousands of children across the province,” added Golf Canada Foundation CEO Martin Barnard.

Our sincere respect, admiration and deepest thoughts are with Mr. Riddell’s family and friends at this difficult time.

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