Member Profile

Derrick Hawes

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

 2019 Professional Development Points
 2018 Professional Development Points

PROfile

Born in England many years ago. Educated at Clark’s College, Finchley England and gained a Business degree at Loyola University in Montreal. Mt first assistants job was at the Castle Harbour golf resort in Bermuda in 1972. Arrived in Canada March of 1975 and became the assistant professional at Elm Ridge Golf and Country Club in Montreal. From there I traveled west and became the Head Professional at the Inglewood Golf & Curling Club for ten years.After that I got the Head Professional position at the Springs at Radium and after seven years there I was given the job as Director of Golf Operations. Currently I an the Centre Manager at GolfTEC Beacon Heights located in N.W. Calgary.

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
I learn something new about the golf swing every day
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
Bert Kelly
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Architect
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
Pebble Beach
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Jason Day
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
Gap wedge
Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
54
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
68 The Springs at Radium
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Winning the Riley best ball in 1982
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Music, football, table tennis and bowling

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