Member Profile

Gord Courage

Current Golf Facility: Hamptons GC (The)
Member Classification: Executive Professional
Education Background: Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics
Website: www.hamptonsgolfclub.com

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PROfile

Born and raised in Calgary and now living in Cochrane. Married with 3 children and 2 grandchildren. Attended University of California Davis and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Managerial Economics. Played on NCAA University golf team and competed in NCAA national championship. Turned professional in 1991 after 5 years in the oil and gas industry. Commenced 1st year as a professional at the Turner Valley Golf Club. In 1992 moved to Silver Springs Country Club as an assistant. In 1995 moved to Counry Club of The Hamptons where I have been Head Professional since 2006. Most notable golf victories include: - 2 National Championships - 1 Canadian Assistants Championship and 1 Canadian Club Champions Championship - 5 Alberta Championships - 3 Alberta Assistants Championships, 1 Alberta PGA Championship and 1 Alberta Team Matchplay Championship. - 2 Willingdon Cup Teams - 4 Alberta Assistants Teams - 2 Alberta Head Pro Teams - Various Professional and Amatuer Tournament Victories Away from work I enjoy playing and coaching basketball, skiing, volleyball and spending as much time with family as possible.

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
The challenge of the game, the variety of the job and the people in the business.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
Love of the sport and great role models like Clayton Robb, Don Price,.
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Good question.
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
Watching Augusta, playing away Silverrock, Olympic Club, playing at home Hamptons, Country Club.,
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Now Tiger, Then Freddie, Way back when Jack
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
Usually Sandwedge
Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
Can
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
62 Carstiars Golf Club
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Raising great kids, a happy marriage and a few golf championships (2 National and 5 Provincial)
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Basketball, Skiing, Volleyball, Coaching and Gadgets

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