St. George’s Golf and Country Club in Toronto, the site of the 2021 RBC Canadian Open, has introduced Ian Leggatt as its general manager, effective November 2.
Leggatt comes to St. George’s from Summit Golf Club in Richmond Hill, Ont, where he also held the general manager position.
Ian brings a unique background to the position as a former PGA Tour player and winner of the 2002 Tucson Open.
“We are very excited to welcome Ian to St. George’s,” said John Ciardullo, chair of the board.
“The board of directors and search committee was unanimous in selecting Ian among highly qualified candidates from Canada, the United States, and Europe,” he said.
“Ian’s golf-centric background and his real vision for delivering an exceptional member experience are precisely the skills and talents that will position St. George’s for long-term success in Canada and will elevate the club’s international reputation,” he added.
Leggatt’s November start date is timely with St. George’s poised to host the 111th RBC Canadian Open in 2021 after the event was postponed this year due to the ongoing global pandemic.
“It is an honour to be the general manager of St. George’s Golf and Country Club. The club’s iconic standing in Canadian golf, along with its global presence, truly excites me,“ says Leggatt. “It is the cultural presence of the game that differentiates great clubs from good ones. I look forward to enhancing the culture of golf at St. George’s and delivering a world-class golf experience.”