|Current Golf Facility:||HeatherGlen GC|
|Member Classification:||Head Professional|
|Education Background:||PGM Graduate in 1999|
| 2023 Top 100 Program Points|
2022 Top 100 Program Points
| 2021 Top 100 Program Points
2020 Top 100 Program Points
Doug has been a member of the CPGA for 20 years, and is currently in his third season as the the Head Professional & Tournament Director at the HeatherGlen Golf Club. Prior to returning to the Play Golf Calgary team Doug spent the 2018 season at the Silver Springs Golf & Country Club as the Ladies Liasion, League Director and the Manager of the Pro Shop & Back Shop teams. He previsouly spent nearly 5 seasons at Blue Devil (another Play Golf Calgary facility) to help with the growth and development of the club from it’s infancy. Over his career he has strived to grow the game at all levels, from beginners to those he is currently mentoring and working with to earn their Professional Card and status.
With a wide varierty of experience within the industy from Private, Semi-Private, Public & Resort courses he always finds time to stop and chat golf with anyone that is willing to spend the time.
|Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?|
Each day you get to talk about golf, everyone that enjoys the game is happy to tell tall tales and eager to listen.
|Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?|
I played a number of sports growing up, but golf and a love of the game has always pulled me towards golf.
|Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?|
A golf professional, thats all I can see myself as. Since I was young.
|Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?|
Arroyo at Red Rock Country Club in Las Vegas
|Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?|
Sergio Garcia, just like me we both have much more to prove to ourselves.
|Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?|
My 60 degree wedge to hit some small pitch shots
|Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?|
54 as a kid, we lived at the course during summer vacation
|Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?|
63 at Woodside in Airdrie
|Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?|
Growing the Ladies Game/League over my career at every course I have been a part of.
|Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?|
Curling, bowling, fantasy football, and of course video games