Jim Rutledge Personal Notes
Got started in golf at age 11 by a friend of the family.
Lists St. Andrews and The National GC (Toronto) as his favorite courses.
Lists his favorite book as the yardage book of the week.
Among his favorite TV shows are "Seinfeld" and "Storage Wars," as well as watching hockey on TV and following the Vancouver Canucks.
Favorite team as a kid was the Harlem Globetrotters and favorite player was Meadowlark Lemon.
Would love to trade places for a day with Clint Eastwood (as Dirty Harry).
His first job was cleaning golf clubs.
His favorite meal is his wife's homemade roasted, stuffed chicken.
Enjoys dining at Bonefish Grill, Outback Steakhouse & P.F. Chang's.
One talent he'd most love to have is be able to ice skate.
Among his favorite athletes in other sports are Wayne Gretzky and Steve Nash.
His all-time favorite movies include "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," any Dirty Harry movie and "Misery.".
One course he's never played that he'd love to play is Augusta National.
His most memorable vacation was going to Bali, Indonesia, with his wife and son along with his mother and father-in-law.
Most memorable shot was his putt on No. 18 to win the New Zealand PGA Championship in 2006.
Supports the Victoria (B.C.) Hospice.
The first concert he attended was Madonna in Toronto.
In his free time, he enjoys fixing up his house, barbecuing with his son and catching up.
His bucket list includes owning a 1963 split-window Corvette and a garage to put it in, be mortgage-free and have a lifetime exemption to the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai.