Member Profile

Samuel Kirkness

Current Golf Facility: Priddis Greens G&CC
Member Classification: Class A Professional
Education Background: Thompson Rivers University B.Comm.
Email Address: [email protected]
Phone Number: 403-438-0987

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PROfile

Samuel grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan as a junior member at the Wascana Country Club and The Royal Regina Golf Club. He played in many different junior and high school events having great success. After graduating from high school Samuel accepted a Basketball and Golf Scholarship to Olds College in Alberta where he remained for five years finishing his Bachelor of Commerce Degree. In 2015 Sam was the Assistant Professional at the Olds Golf Club where he learned about a semi-private operation and grew his skills as teacher. In the winter Sam was an Athletics Coordinator at Olds College, running the game operations for the department. Sam is now one of the Senior Associate Professionals at Priddis Greens Golf & Country Club and is looking forward to learning from the great staff at Priddis, while growing his skills as a leader in the industry.

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
The competitive atmosphere while playing and being able to work in an industry where people are passionate about the sport.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
My parents
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Pilot.
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
Pacific Dunes
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Phil or Justin Thomas
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
58 Degree.
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?
65 Priddis Greens Hawk
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
PGA of Alberta Assistant Pro of the Year (CFM) 2016, my university degree & two professional victories
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Basketball, skiing, any other sports, and aviation.
Samuel Kirkness

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