PGA of Canada

Canadian golf industry mourns loss of Jim Connolly

Jim Connolly (PGA of Canada)

It is with great sadness the family of James F. “Jim” Connolly, husband to Pamela (Godin) Connolly announces his death surrounded by family on January 15, 2017 at the Saint John Regional Hospital.

Jim has been a staple at Riverside Country Club in Rothesay for nearly 60 years. He began his career as an employee of the golf shop in 1959. As his passion for the game grew, so too did his love of Riverside and the members and guests who came to play the course. Jim was intent on learning all he could about golf, including the mechanics of how to teach the game. This dedication earned Jim the position of Assistant Golf Pro at Riverside in 1968, then on to becoming Head Professional in 1978 until his recent retirement in 2015.

Read the full article at the PGA of Canada’s website.