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Canadian exec Dick Grimm dies at 91

Updated: May 27, 2014, 4:39 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Dick Grimm, a golf executive who helped grow the sport in Canada, has died. He was 91.

Golf Canada says he died Monday.

Grimm played a key role in building Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario, and retaining Jack Nicklaus as the course architect.

Between 1965 and 1981, Grimm was chairman of the Canadian Open eight times. In 1983, he became director of professional tournaments for the Royal Canadian Golf Association, now Golf Canada. He held that position until ...

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