Roy Bungay

Athlete, 2000
Bally Haly Golf & Curling Club

Roy Lynton Bungay was introduced to golf at the age of 12 when he started working as a caddy at the Brightwood Golf Club in his hometown of Darthmouth, Nova Scotia. Two years later, after teaching himself to play the sport, he would join the club as a junior golfer. When he came to Newfoundland in 1966 he sought to continue his participation in golf. He became a member of the Harmon Golf Club and was briefly a member of the Blomidon Golf Club. As a club member he won a number of competitions including five Club Championships (1971, 1973, 1982, 1984, 1986), five Invitational Championships (Harmon in 1983 and 1993; Corner Brook in 1985; Gnader in 1987 and 1988) and the Captain’s Cup in 1995. Provincially, he won the Mid-Amateur Championship in 1994 and the Senior Championship two years in a row (1998-1999). Nationally, he was a member of four Willingdon Cup teams (1969, 1974, 1987, 1991), one Provincial Mid-Amateur Championship team (1994), and three Provincial Senior Championship teams (1997-1999). Since moving to Newfoundland, he has been an active and successful athlete in the sport in this province.

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