Member Profile

Mike Zaleschuk

Current Golf Facility: GOLFTEC Calgary Beacon Heights
Member Classification: Teaching Professional

 2019 Professional Development Points
 2018 Professional Development Points

PROfile

Mike was born and raised in Saskatoon Saskatchewan. He began playing golf at the age of 12 and immediately became hooked on golf. Mike got his education at the University of Saskatchewan and MacEwan University in Edmonton. Mike’s first real job in the golf business was at the Banff Springs Golf Course. He worked at Redwood Meadows Golf Course for 12 years. Mike also worked for Callaway and managed the Callaway Performance Centre in Calgary for 2 years. This is where he gained his extensive knowledge in club fitting by doing thousands of club fittings for a variety of golfers. He has fit beginners to tour players. When Mike is not working or playing golf you will often find him fishing in his spare time. He has caught hundreds of fish over the years and his fishing skills are every bit as good as his golf skills. Mike is currently working for GolfTec in Beacon Heights where he enjoys teaching beginners to professionals. Mike has had the privilege of teaching the former 15th ranked long driver in the world.

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
Meeting new people and building relationships with students.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
Several assistant professionals that taught me the game.
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Sales
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
Kapalua Plantation Course
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Fred Couples
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?
54
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
66 Holiday Park Golf Course and Redwood Meadows.
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Having over 50 students who had career rounds while taking instruction from me.
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Fishing, Football and Hockey

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