Garry Beattie elected as 63rd President of the Nova Scotia Golf Association
Nova Scotia Golf Association – Garry Beattie was elected as the 63rd President of the Nova Scotia Golf Association at the Annual Fall Meeting held on October 29th at the Glen Arbour Golf Club. Mr. Beattie will serve as NSGA President until the end of the 2017 season.
Garry is the eighth president of the NSGA from the Ashburn Golf Club. He joined the NSGA in 2010 and served as the Director of Player Development until 2014 when he became the second vice president. He is also a volunteer with Partners for Care at the QEII.
Born and raised in Woodstock, NB, Garry graduated from Acadia with a Degree in Business Administration and is a Partner BAASS Business Solutions. He and his wife Lori Duggan live in Bedford with their cat Buster and dog Clyde.
Garry’s parents, Don and Marg Beattie introduced him to the game at the age of twelve. He learned to play at Woodstock Golf Club.
Highlights of Garry’s golf career include playing on two Nova Scotia Mid-Amateur teams. In 1980 Garry decisively won the Woodstock Junior Invitational after recording a hole in one on the first playoff hole. His caddy for this win was New Brunswick Hall of Fame member, Lou Beatty. He also has competed on the Ashburn Rose Bowl team for the past 15 years as well as winning the Ashburn Ironman in 2014.
The following members will comprise the 2016-2017 NSGA Board of Directors:
President: Garry Beattie, Ashburn
Vice President: Katie Brine, Truro
2nd Vice President: David Acker, Ken Wo
Past President: Ernie Muise, Clare
Secretary/Treasurer: Jenn Alward, Brightwood
Course Rating Director: John Horton, Ken-Wo
Tournament Director: Bill MacMillan, Hartlen Point
Rules Director: Doug McEwan, Greenwood
Junior Director: Rob Collins, Clare