Mattice was born in Eau Claire, WI on Dec. 1,
was the oldest of the Mattice brothers who
included Billy, Johnny,
Gordy, and Eddy.
had one sister Margaret. He
first started playing golf with his
neighborhood friends at Hallie Golf
Course and lived on “Riverside” golf
course on the east hill. Arlo
was 40 years old when the CVGA was born in
1958, and by then he had already established
himself as one of the area’s top players in
the Chippewa Valley.
Arlo was a Sergeant in the US Army and served
in World War II.
During his service he earned 3 Purple
Hearts and a Bronze Cluster.
Arlo was known as a long ball hitter
and took great joy in hitting his tee shot and
subsequent tee shots into the lake on hole #1
at Hallie. Why you may ask? Because he could.
He won many CVGA Tournaments, the ’58 and ’59
Hallie Opens among them. He
played mainly with lifelong friends Bob Yule,
Jr. , Dick Green, and brother Gordy. Arlo
was the owner and operator of Mattice Roofing
in Eau Claire, a business his father George
Arlo and his wife Elaine had 4
Arlene, Joseph, Peggy, and Susan.
Sadly, Arlo died Aug. 29th, 1976 at
the age of 58.