Member Profile

Chris Ward

Current Golf Facility: Edmonton Petroleum G&CC
Member Classification: Class A Professional
Education Background: Professional Golf Management at Grant MacEwan University, BBA Marketing Degree at NAIT
Email Address: [email protected]
Phone Number: 780-935-3264
Website: wardogolf.ca
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 2021 Top 100 Program Points
 2020 Top 100 Program Points
 2019 Top 100 Program Points
 2018 Top 100 Program Points

Top 100 Program 2020

PROfile

Chris grew up in Edmonton, Alberta as a junior member at the Highlands Golf Club, Edmonton Country Club, and Edmonton Petroleum Golf & Country Club. He was apart of the St.Francis Xavier Golf Academy from 2010-2012 and started to play competitive junior events in 2010. After graduating from high school Chris attended the Professional Golf Management Program at Grant MacEwan University where he earned his Business Management Diploma and later moved to the Northern Alberta Insititute of Technology for the BBA Marketing Degree Program. Chris worked in the golf department at Sport Chek West Edmonton Mall for 7 years through school doing club fittings and in 2011 got his first golf industry job at the Blackhawk Golf Club in the member services department.  In 2013 he also earned his first pro shop position at the Indian Lakes Golf Course for one season.  He later moved on down the road to the Edmonton Petroleum Golf & Country Club in 2014 for a member services position which later turned into a golf shop position, he currently in his 7th year working as the Associate Professional at the EPGCC.

Other Notables:

2020 PGA of AlbertaTop 100 Winner

TPI Level 2 Junior Certified Instructor

2017, 2019, 2020 Assistant Professional of the Year- CFM Finalist

Superspeed Certified Coach

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
The exciting work environment and the community feel of the industry. I also love the ability to apply my creativity on a day to day basis.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
Presentation from Alan Riley while attending the St.FX Golf Academy
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Architect
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
Scottsdale National or Bandon Dunes
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Eldrick T. Woods
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
PW
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Cooking, Live Music and Playing Guitar, Edmonton Oilers , Seattle Seahawks,
Chris Ward

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