Member Profile

Bob Davidchuk

Current Golf Facility: GOLFTEC Calgary Beacon Heights
Member Classification: Teaching Professional
Education Background: Bachelor of Physical Education (U of Calgary) Associate in Science Diploma (Wallace State College)
Website: www.bobdavidchukgolf.com

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PROfile

I was born in Calgary in 1967 and grew up in Red Deer. I have lived in many Alberta communities including Sundre, Didsbury, Lacombe, Banff, Edmonton, Canmore and Calgary. I enjoy family times, skiing, art, music and playing with my kids Career at a Glance: • Started playing golf at 6 years of age and played competitive Junior, High School, and College golf • CPGA member since 1992 with the last 11 years specialized in teaching • Professional Club fitter and educated in many golf mental training seminars. • Bachelor of Physical Education from the University of Calgary • Associate in Science Degree from Wallace State College, Alabama • Participant in the 2005 Tiger Woods Invitational at the Magna Golf Club, Toronto • Created a Golf Fitness program with Dr. Randy Gregg at the Edmonton Sport Institute in 1995 • Member of 2 NJCAA golf teams I have worked 28 seasons at a variety of golf facilities in almost every capacity with 21 years of teaching experience. The Canal at Delacour Golf Course - 4 years (Associate Professional) Harvest Hills Golf Centre – 2 years (Teaching Professional) Country Hills Golf Club – 4 years (Teaching Professional) Xfactor Indoor Golf - (Winter teaching only) Golf Town (North Calgary) – 2 years (Teaching Professional) Valley Ridge Golf Club – 3 years (Teaching Professional – 1 season, Head Professional – 1 season, Director of Golf – 1 Season) Banff Springs Golf Club – 10 years (Assistant Pro -1 season, Associate Pro – 3 seasons, Head Pro – 3 years, Teaching Professional – 3 seasons) Red Deer Golf and Country Club – 1 year (Assistant Professional) Henderson Lake Golf Club in Lethbridge - 1 year (Assistant Professional) Lacombe Golf and Country Club – 5 years (Back Shop and Pro-shop Associate – 3 years, Assistant Professional – 2 years) Terri Pines Country Club, Cullman, Alabama – 2 seasons (Backshop) Red Deer Golf and Country Club – 2 seasons (Back shop) In all my years in the golf business I have found a true passion for teaching golf. I am good at it and it shows in the results I get from my students. I work on all facets of the game with my students including full swing, short game, golf fitness, mental game, and equipment fitting. I offer a variety of lesson programs for people of all ages and abilities.

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
I enjoy watching the kids enjoy the game. They seem to only remember the great shots not the bad ones. We should all play the game like that.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
Kevin Snell in 1989 at the Lacombe Golf and Country Club
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
school teacher
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Tiger Woods
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
Pitching Wedge
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
69 - Red Deer Golf and Country Club
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
My 2 kids Carina and Sofia

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