Member Profile

Robb James

Current Golf Facility: Stony Plain GC
Member Classification: Head Professional
Email Address: [email protected]
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I was born, raised and educated in Edmonton. I started working in the golf industry at Victoria Golf Course when I was 15 and worked there for 11 seasons. In 2006, I moved to the Royal Mayfair as an Associate Professional and was the Head Pro from 2009 - 2013. I spent 2014 and 2015 as a Teaching Pro at Victoria Driving Range and as the director of instruction for the "Mobile Golf Lesson" program offered by EdmontonGolfLessons.com which operated at various locations in Edmonton. I was the Associate Professional at the Stony Plain Golf Course in 2016 and became the Head Professional in March, 2017.

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
I enjoy the game because every time I tee it up, it’s a unique and different challenge. The business of golf continues to provide me with resources, mentors and great friendships through our amazing membership and industry partners.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
Johnny Aitken, Kevin Hogan and the numerous hockey coaches that told me I was too small for the NHL
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Something in the radio and television industry.
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
Makena
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Anyone who beats Patrick Reed
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
Pitching wedge
Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
851 (Guinness World Record in 2004)
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
60 – (Course Record) Victoria Golf Course in 2006
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Becoming a husband and father.
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Curling and traveling in the winter.
Robb James

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