Charles Eckstein

Inducted: 1992

Recognized for his lifelong service as an administrator, Eckstein made golf his life's work after joining Ravisloe Country Club in 1934. For over 60 years, Chuck was a tireless contributor to the advancement of the game. He has served professionals, amateurs, golf course managers and superintendents as a member of a multitude of advisory committees. Eckstein, a longtime member of the USGA Green Section Committee, was president of the CDGA from 1958-59, director of the WGA from 1959 to 1971, and was given the CDGA's Achievement Award in 1990. Possessing an outstanding command of the Rules of Golf, Eckstein has officiated 17 U.S. Opens and 33 Western Opens, as well as countless Western Junior and Amateur Championships. A fine amateur player, Eckstein won 13 club championships at Ravisloe, and served as that club's president from 1948-51.