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Scott Orban

Current Golf Facility: McKenzie Meadows GC
Member Classification: Executive Professional
Education Background: BA University of Lethbridge
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Scott Orban is a 25 year Member of the PGA of Canada . Passionate about the game of golf, sports, and Golf Operations, he is currently the Chief Operating Officer at McKenzie Meadows Golf Club. He is a coach both on the field and in the board room. Over his carreer has had the opportunity to oversee the Operations of Multi- Golf and Resort Operations, as well as owning and operating Golf Teaching Academy’s.

Scott was born and raised in Taber Alberta where he grew up working at the Taber Golf Club where his dad was the manager of the club. He began his PGA Professional journey as an apprentice golf pro at Henderson Lake Golf Club (Lethbridge, AB) and then to Picture Butte Golf Club. Scott moved to Calgary to work at the Calgary Golf & Country Club as Tom Greiners Associate golf professional. In1995 Scott became the head golf professional at Shawnee Slopes Golf Club. The following season Scott moved to the newly built McKenzie Meadows Golf Club to establish this club and teaching facility. Scott added to his Mckenzie Meadows Golf Corp. responsibilities as VP Operations of Radium Resort and Springs GOLF Course’s from ’02 to 2013.

Scott is married to Shelly and they have three children who are inspirational athletes and people. All three are University Graduates and Athlete-Scholars while doing so. All three became Professionals in their sport; Blake and James playing hockey and Sarah who currently trains and competes with Canada’s National Track Cycling team. 

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
The Game: Competing with friends and family no matter what age. The Business: the people who we work with and the people we serve.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
My Dad. He ran a club and gave me the opportunity to learn the business and see how much I loved teaching.
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
I would be a professional hockey coach.
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
McKenzie Meadows. Seems cliche, but this course is fun and I have spent my career here. So, I better like it!
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Bryson DeChambeau: He has a unique set-up. Despite many trying to change his swing, he stayed true to himself.
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
7 iron
Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
4 under. Taber Golf Club
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
My Kids: Blake, Sarah, James. Great athletes and better people.
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Hockey - played all levels. Writing.
Scott Orban

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