Bruce Richards, Inducted 2013

Bruce Richards

Bruce Richards has been selected for induction for his accomplishments as a player and for his contributions to the game. He showed early promise on the golf course, qualifying for the U.S. Junior Amateur in 1958 and 1960, and winning the 1960 PNGA Junior Amateur Championship, as well as being the Washington State High School champion in 1960 and '61. A two-time All-American while competing for the University of Washington, he competed in two PGA Tour events and was the Low American Amateur in the 1965 British Open. He has qualified for nine USGA championships, collected nine PNGA or WSGA championship titles, played on five Hudson and Senior Hudson Cup teams, captained the 2008 Senior Hudson Cup Team, and was selected the 2003 PNGA Senior Men's Player of the Year. He served on the USGA Executive Committee from 2001-2005, was a Trustee for the Pacific Coast Golf Association from 1988-1997, a Board member of The First Tee of Greater Seattle from 2006-2010, and a longtime PNGA and WSGA Club Representative, still serving on the PNGA Championship Committee.