Sport: Lawn Bowling
Year Inducted: 2016
Born in Cornwall, Ron Wood began lawn bowling in 1961. One year later, he won the Governor General Award as his team earned the Silver medal at the Ontario/Quebec play downs.
In 1963, the team won Gold along with another Governor General Award.
From 1978 to 1986, Ron was played for the Sunlight Village team in Liverpool, England.
He returned to Quebec in 1988 and represented that province five times at the Canadian Nationals, winning Gold in 1991 and Silver in 1990.
As a member of the men’s triples team he won the prestigious Western Ontario Open.
Ron won Gold again in California at the 2000 US Open and won Silver in 2008 in San Francisco.
He was a part of Team Ontario in men’s triples that captured Bronze.