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 3 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 associate professional. In 1995, moved to The Hamptons Golf Club and started as Associate Professional then progressed to Head Professional in 2006 and in 2013 become the Director of Golf and General Manager. In 2020 also took on the role as part-time General Manager, overseeing the club while they re-establish the membership base back to fully private.

Major Golf Accomplishments: 

3 National Championships 

Canadian PGA Assistants Champion, Canadian Club Champions Champion, Canadian Willingdon Cup Champion

6 Alberta PGA Championships

3 Alberta Assistants Championships, 1 Alberta PGA Championship, 2 Alberta PGA Senior Championships, 1 Alberta Team Matchplay Championship

Other Career Highlights

2 Willingdon Cup Teams - 4 Alberta Assistants Teams - 2 Alberta Head Pro Teams - Various Professional and Amateur Tournament Victories.

I have been fortunate to have played on numerous teams with so many great individuals and talented players and cherish all those memories and experiences. Whether it be a Major Championship, a Pro Junior event or a Pro-Pro best ball I am thankful for the opportunities to represent my club and the Association as a proud PGA professional.

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 your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
62 Carstairs Golf Club
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Raising great kids, a happy marriage, working over 25 years at the Hamptons and being lucky enough to have won some golf championships (2 National and 5 Provincial)
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Basketball, Skiing, Volleyball, Coaching and Gadgets
Gord Courage

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