Member Profile

Michael Graham

Current Golf Facility: Cottonwood G&CC
Member Classification: Head Professional
Education Background: Niagara College - PGM

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PROfile

Born, raised, and educated in the Niagara Region of Ontario, Michael has now been a proud Albertan for the last decade. He returned to the golf industry in 2016 after spending the previous 6 years working in multiple capacities within the financial technology sector. He describes the game, and business of golf as being his true passion. Specifically he prides himself on growing the game and helping those already involved, to not only become better players, but to enjoy every minute on the course as much as he does. Michael is entering his third season at the Cottonwood Golf & Country Club and is excited to take on his new role of Associate Golf Professional.

When not at the course Michael can be found spending time with his wife Samantha. They enjoy playing and watching all sports, travelling, and cooking.  

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
Creating memorable experiences and helping golfers of all skill levels improve their game
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
I would say that my father played a small role, but it was really the thought of being around the game of golf everyday that piqued my interest
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Actuary
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
Eugene Country Club
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
PW
Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
45
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
67 - St. Catharines Golf & Country Club and McKenzie Meadows Golf Club
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Moving to Alberta and marrying my wife, Samantha
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Curling, hockey, hiking, cooking, and travelling
Michael Graham

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