|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)|
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?|
|Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?|
|Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?|
|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