Member Profile

Alan Riley

Current Golf Facility: Sturgeon Valley G&CC
Member Classification: Master Professional

 2019 Professional Development Points
 2018 Professional Development Points

PROfile

Assistant Professor, School of Business Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB. Teaching Professional, Sturgeon Valley Golf & CC, St. Albert,AB. National Facilitator, PGA of Canada Teaching and Coaching Programs. Instructor, Golf Physical Activity courses, University of Alberta. Co-coach, MacEwan University men’s and women’s varsity golf teams Coach of the Year, 2011 & 2012. Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Coach, Team Canada men’s and women’s teams, World University Golf Championship, Liberec, Czech Republic, 2012 Author, How To Play Better Golf Without Practicing Awarded PGA of Alberta Lifetime Achievement Award, Teaching Category

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
The strategy of how best to play each hole. The great people you meet and get to know.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
Ray Milne, gave me a chance to become a Golf Professional and taught me the business and what it means to be a Professional.
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
I just can
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
The Ridge Course at Predator Ridge, Vernon B.C.
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Dustin Johnson and "grinders" who perform better than their talent would suggest they do.
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
Sand wedge
Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
45
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
67. Sturgeon Valley G&CC
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Helping aspiring professionals reach their dream careers
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Reading

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