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Name: Edward Rayner Lamb aka Rayner
Bally Haly Golf Course
Biography: Born July 6, 1938, Rayner Lamb has had an extensive golf career in Newfoundland achieving a number of successes and accomplishments along the way. Having been a member of both the Bally Haly Golf and Curling Club and the Blomidon Golf Club, he has won a number of local titles. Mr. Lamb is a two-time winner of the Medal play Championship and a five-time winner of the Match play Championship at Bally Haly. At this club, he was also the four-time winner of the Men’s Opening Tournament, the winner of the Tournament of Champions and the winner of the Stenaford Mixed Championship with his wife, to name a few. He won the Blomidon Medal play club Championship and holds a number of records for this course. Provincially, Mr. Lamb won the Amateur Championship in 1966, the Labour Day Inaugural Tournament in 1980, the Mid-Amateur Tournament in 1988 and the Senior Championship in 1994. He has also represented Newfoundland nationally on a number of occasions as a member of the Willingdon Cup team (1966, 1971, 1978 and 1997), and as a four-time member of the Newfoundland Senior Golf team in 1993, 1994, 1996 and 1997.
Edward Rayner Lamb
St. John’s, NL
I am still playing golf at the age of 85 and have shot my age or better 225 times.
I am a member of Bally Haly and have been since 1966 (48 years).
Miller Ayre, Tom Foran, Keith Rose, (Dave Dyer).
Royal Montreal (blue course).
St. Andrew’s Scotland
I started golf at Royal Montreal as a caddie at 7 years of age. We played in the caddie yard as well as the annual caddie tournament.
Representing the Province in the National team championships (the Wellington Cup) 4 times and representing the Province on 5 senior teams.
Many years ago, we experienced a sea gull on our 10th hole that picked up 4 of our balls and swallowed them. When he tried to fly he couldn’t get off the ground.
I have won 8 club championships; 3 medal play and 5 match play as well as 15 other club tournaments.
I play golf.
Old Tom Morris, Ben Hogan, Tiger Woods.
I have had only 1 hole-in-one on Bally Haly’s old 5th hole.
65 at Bally Haly.