Stephen Yanitski Back to Facility
Current Golf Facility:
Royal Mayfair GC
Member Classification:
Candidate For Membership
Email Address:
sryanits@ualberta.ca

What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
I enjoy the variety in golf courses and how each offers unique landscapes and challenges to take on. I also value the connections you make in the golf industry.

What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
The professional staff at Jagare Ridge GC encouraged me to become a Golf Professional, while I was the outside services manager there. Playing on the University of Alberta golf team was also an influence on that decision.

What would you be doing if you weren't a Golf Professional?
Physical Education Teacher

What is your favourite golf course in the world?
The Wilderness Club in Montana

Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Tiger Woods

What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
PW

What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
45

What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
71 at the Springs Course in Radium

What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Playing and assistant coaching for the U of A golf team, Graduating with my BPE and BEd, Passing my PAT

What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Hobbies include baseball, hockey, the outdoors, and travel. Passions include teaching/coaching, junior golf, and community recreation/sport