Canadian golf was reacting to news of the passing of Hunter Harrison, a driving force behind sponsorship and support of women’s golf in this country when he was at the helm of CN and CP. Mr. Harrison died Saturday at the age of 73.
Lorie Kane offers her thoughts on the passing of a longtime friend here.
Together w/ @CanadianPacific & @LPGA we extend sincere condolences on the passing of Mr. Hunter Harrison. We celebrate a champion for women’s golf, high performance & Jr. golf whose vision & passion for excellence had an immeasurable impact on CDN golf. https://t.co/yaM0Y4C7ho pic.twitter.com/L1M9SZHvOP
— Golf Canada (@TheGolfCanada) December 17, 2017
VERY hard to read about Hunter Harrison passing. HUGE supporter of women’s golf & someone that truly lifted the @LPGA – RIP to our friend & partner!!
CSX Corp. Chief Executive Hunter Harrison died Saturday, a day after the surprise announcement that he was placed on medical leave
— Michael Whan (@LPGACommish) December 16, 2017
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Hunter Harrison, longtime supporter and friend of the LPGA and women's golf. Hunter was instrumental in the expansion and growth of the Canadian Women's Open. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. We will miss him! pic.twitter.com/vNkcD7q67S
— LPGA (@LPGA) December 17, 2017
This is very sad, amazing supporter of Golf in Canada. Countless memories created under his watch. Thank you Mr Harrison. RIP https://t.co/y0glpbmawk
— Tristan Mullally (@tmullallygolf) December 17, 2017
Very sad to hear that Hunter Harrison has passed. Incredible man. Will fondly remember our conversations. Enormous support of Canadian golf
— Scott Simmons (@scottsimmons62) December 16, 2017
Shocking news. Hunter was a wonderful supporter of the LPGA. He will be missed. RIP. https://t.co/k6x9CWt2g2
— Gail Graham (@gailgrahamgolf) December 17, 2017