Member Profile

John Deneer

Current Golf Facility: Earl Grey GC
Member Classification: Teaching Professional
Education Background: Lethbridge College, PGM
Email Address: [email protected]
Phone Number: 403-923-3451
 2022 Top 100 Program Points
 2021 Top 100 Program Points
 2020 Top 100 Program Points
 2019 Top 100 Program Points

PROfile

John is the Manager, Competitions and Sport Development at Alberta Golf. 

Within this role, he is responsible for providing championships to the national standard and supporting athletes with their development and goal of attaining a post secondary scholarship.  Working closely with PGA Professionals thorughout the province, specifically coaches, John looks to continue this partnership and assist in producing international level players!

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
The game is both relaxing and frustrating but there are endless routes leading to improvment. Same can be said about the business side of the industry - challenging, exciting and ever satisfying.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
The head professional at my home club in Swan River, Manitoba - Rob Damsgaard.
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Not sure as all I’ve every wanted to be was a golf professional but I know if this hadn’t worked out, I’d be working with kids in some regard.
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
St. Andrews - The Old Course! Played it in 2010 and was an incredible experience all in.
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Tiger Woods
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
60 degree wedge
Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
I’m sure I looped the course back home as a kid many many times, exact count, not sure.
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
64 at Lynx Ridge
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
There are many things in life I am proud of but I always put them in my rear view mirror and continue moving forward to new challenges and experiences.
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Most things outdoors, woodworking and enjoy some very good food and drink!
John Deneer

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