It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Ian ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson. Ian was the founder, primary writer and driving force behind Golf News Now. His unmatched work ethic and dedication to the Canadian Golf Industry will be missed. Since its inception in 2008 Ian produced 19,086 posts, 4,480,668 words, and his pages have been read by over 3,000,000 readers. An astonishing metric and testament to his deep belief in community and the importance of integrity with respect to the news. Hutch’s passion for sports and generous spirit have been recognized with numerous awards but those who knew him know this … it was never about him, he was always about you.
HUTCHINSON, Ian George Fredrick –
Passed away peacefully in his home in Newmarket, on Sunday, April 30th, at the age of 68. Loving father of Vanessa (Jason) Snita. Proud grandfather of Izabella. Brother of Georgina (John) Gibson and Heather (Tad) Pierscianowski. Dear son of Dorothy and the late John Hutchinson. He will be missed dearly by his many nieces and nephews. Ian was an accomplished sports journalist and a staple of the Newmarket community. He wrote and was an editor for many different publications through his accomplished career including Score Canada and The Toronto Sun. He was also the proud recipient of the Golf Ontario Hall of Fame’s esteemed Lorne Rubenstein Media Award and Golf Canada’s Distinguished Service Award.
Celebration of Life
Friends and colleagues are invited to celebrate his life:
Monday, May 15th
1pm to 4pm
Woodington Lake Golf Course
7110 4th Line, Tottenham, Ontario
If desired, memorial donations may be made to Northridge Community Church of the Salvation Army. Donations may be made at https://www.northridgesa.com/give
On-line Condolences at www.roadhouseandrose.com
Note: Advertisers, contributors, and partners of Golf News Now – please contact Vanessa (Ian’s daughter). We will be doing our best to reach out directly to those involved. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Thank-you.