Gail Harvey Moore was one of the finest female amateur golfers to ever represent BC in both national and international competitions.

Gail was born in Toronto and by the age of 15 had already won the first of three consecutive Canadian Junior Championships (1958-1960). In 1959 she won the Ontario Ladies’ Amateur Championship and represented Ontario for the first time in inter-provincial play.

Through the 1960’s Gail remained a consistent force in Canadian amateur golf. In 1962 she won the Quebec Ladies’ Championship.

The next year she placed second at both the Canadian Ladies’ Amateur and the Canadian Closed Championship. The next two years Gail won the Canadian Closed event and for seven straight years (1959-1966) she was an Ontario inter-provincial team member. In 1967 Gail married and moved to Vancouver. She became a fixture on the BC team, representing her adopted province in four different decades. In 1969 Gail was in a near fatal car accident and was confined to a hospital bed for several months to recover from a broken pelvis. Through determination and hard work she came back to win both the BC and Canadian Amateur Championships the next year.

Gail also represented Canada in international play on the World Amateur team (1966, 1968 and 1970) and the Commonwealth team (1967, 1971 and 1979’s winning team). Gail passed away in 1993. She was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 1998 and the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame in 2000. Gail Moore was a true role model for women golfers in Canada.