Member Profile

Craig Vogel

Current Golf Facility: GOLFTEC Calgary Beacon Heights
Member Classification: Teaching Professional

 2018 Professional Development Points

PROfile

Craig became an apprentice in 2009 at Inglewood golf course. "It was a great place to learn the business. It was very busy and gave me a chance to get my feet wet". In 2015 Craig became a full time teaching professional and in total has taught in excess of 5000 golf lesson. Currently Craig is the center manager at the very busy Beacon Heights location. "I have learned so much about teaching and learning since I have been teaching full time. There is nothing more rewarding than finding the phraseology or visual description that finally translates into lasting success with a student".

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
The challenge
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
My first golf instructor
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Working in the oil patch
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
Torrey Pines South Course
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?
7 Iron
Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
36
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
65 Inglewood Golf Club
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Raising a family
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
I love martial arts and history books/documentaries.

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