Member Profile

Jeff Willmer

Current Golf Facility: Whispering Pines G&CC
Member Classification: Head Professional
Education Background: Lethbridge College / Red Deer College
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.whisperingpines.ab.ca
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PROfile

Raised in Southeast Saskatchewan, Jeff began playing golf at a very young age. In 2001, Jeff relocated to Red Deer and later that year attended the Lethbridge College Golf Management Program. During this time Jeff was also the Assistant Golf Professional at the Innisfail Golf Club.

In 2003 Jeff completed his playability status and gained membership into the Canadian Professional Golfers Association. Jeff is now the Head Golf Professional at Whispering Pines Golf & Country Club Resort and has been there for the past thirteen years. From 2013 through to 2018 Jeff was the Assisant Coach of the Red Deer College Kings & Queens golf team. In 2018 Jeff helped lead the RDC Queens to their first ever CCAA National Championship. Jeff enjoys all parts of the golf industry especially teaching. He likes to focus on the mental side of the game, as well as teaching fundamentals and mechanics.

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
Constantly making new connections. There’s never a dull moment in this business and always a chance to learn something.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
There has been many but Jim Boomer has been the most influential and continues to be today!
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Back country tour guide.
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
Gold Canyon in Mesa, Arizona
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Current - Abraham Ancer, Past - Fred Couples
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
56
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?
Competition 72 @ Leduc, Non Competition 68 @ Kananaskis Mount Kidd
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
My Wife Stephanie & 3 Daughters, Ava, Ella, Reece
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Anything back country where the day to day life doesn’t matter!
Jeff Willmer

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