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Contributing Writers…

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Grant Fraser, M.Ed., M.B.A.

Golf and Travel Industry Qualifications and Experience:

Grant Fraser is an award-winning golf and travel writer who has spent the past 25 years traveling extensively, writing about and photographing some of the finest golf destinations around the world.

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Awards and Achievements

2019 ● PGA of Canada, Honourary Director
● Golf Journalists Association of Canada Photography Award – Landscape Category
2018 ● McMaster University, Centre for Continuing Education, Appreciation and Exceptional Service Award
● RBC Canadian Open, Pro-Am Committee Chairperson
2017 ● Golf Journalists Association of Canada – 1st Place, Photography Award – Landscape Category
● Golf Journalists Association of Canada – Outstanding Achievement Photography Award – Landscape Category
2016 ● Golf Journalists Association of Canada Writing Award – Outstanding Achievement – Best Travel Feature
2014 ● Golf Journalists Association of Canada Photography Award – Outstanding Achievement – Best Photograph
2013 ● International Network of Golf – Outstanding Acheivement – Photography Category
2012 ● Golf Journalists Association of Canada Photography Award – Best Golf Course Photograph
● Golf Journalists Association of Canada Writing Award – Best Travel Feature
2011 ● Golf Journalists Association of Canada Photography Award – Best Golf Landscape
● Golf Journalists Association of Canada Writing Award – Best Travel Feature
2010 ● Golf Journalists Association of Canada Photography Award – Best Golf Landscape
● Golf Journalists Association of Canada Photography Award – Best Action or General Golf Image
● Ontario Golf Magazine’s “30 Most Defining Moments Over Past 30 Years” list for starting first professional golf management program in Ontario at Humber College.
2007 ● National Post Top 25 Most Influential Individuals in Canadian Golf Industry (#20)
2004 ● Canadian Society for Training & Development – Canadian Award for Training Excellence for development of Golf Management Institute of Canada (GMIC) Online Golf Operations Management Program.
● National Post Top 25 Most Influential Individuals in Canadian Golf Industry (#25)
1999 ● Humber College, Innovator of the Year Award, for development of first professional golf management (PGM) program in Ontario

Media Associations

Canada

  • Past President, Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) – 2017-19
  • Past President, Golf Journalists Association of Canada (GJAC)- 2015-17
  • National Treasurer, Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) – 2012-17

USA

  • Member, Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA)
  • Member, Golf Writers’ Association of America (GWAA)
  • Active Member, Society of American Travel Writers (SATW)

Publications

Contributing writer and photographer to the following golf magazines:

Author and photographer of 3 books:

  • “50 of Ontario’s Greatest Public Golf Courses”, Copp Clark Publishers, 1996
  • “Golf Access”,  Golf Access Publications Inc., 1997-2005
  • “GolfSmart – The Ultimate Golf Guide”, 2006, 2007

Reviewer:

Ranking Panels

  • PGA of Canada, “Top 100 Golf Courses in Canada” ranking panelist, 2019
  • Traveling Golfer, “Top 50 Golf Courses in Ontario” ranking panelist, 2015
  • Ontario Golf Magazine’s, “Top 50 Golf Courses in Ontario” industry ranking panel, 2001-2011
  • SCORE Golf Magazine’s, “Top 100 Golf Courses In Canada” industry ranking panel, 2002-2006
  • Globe & Mail Newspaper, “Top 100 Public & Resort Courses in Canada” industry ranking panel, 2005
  • Fairways Magazine, “Best New Course in Ontario” panelist 2007, 2008 and “Top 100 Golf Courses In Ontario” industry ranking panel, 2013

Industry Affiliations and Associations

  • Golf Ontario Association – Hall of Fame Committee Member
  • PGA of Canada – Hall of Fame Committee Member
  • National Board Member, Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA)
  • Industry Member, Golf Ontario (GO)
  • Education Member, Canadian Golf Superintendents Association (CGSA)
  • Education Member, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)
  • Industry Member, Canadian Society of Club Managers (CSCM)

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