Member Profile

Braden Chown

Current Golf Facility: Desert Blume GC
Member Classification: Class A Professional
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 2019 Top 100 Program Points
 2018 Top 100 Program Points

Top 100 Program 2019


I grew up in the Kootenay Region of Southeastern British Columbia. I started golfing when I was about 5 at the Balfour Golf Course. When I was 12 I started working backshop at Balfour and a few years later was brought into the Proshop. After graduating Highschool I did the PGM program Graduating in 2013 from Grant MacEwan. In 2014 I got my Professional status and became a member of the PGA of Canada. My biggest accomplishments in golf are shooting a 63 at my home course Balfour, 4 hole in ones, and playing a Professional Tour in Phoenix, Arizona.

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
Teaching new golfers especially Juniors and all of the people you get to meet while working in the Proshop
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
My Parents and PGA of Canada Professionals Brad Woods & Matt Shaw
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Running a business of some sort
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
That I
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?
56 degree Wedge
Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
216 (ALS Golf-a-Thon)
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
63 Balfour Golf Course
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
4 Hole in Ones, Playing Professional tours in Phoenix, becoming a Professional
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Hockey, Fishing, Travelling, Reading
Braden Chown

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