Member Profile

Shannon Heffernan

Current Golf Facility: Dynamic Motion Golf Performance Centre
Member Classification: Teaching Professional
Website: www.dmgolfperformance.com

 2019 Professional Development Points
 2018 Professional Development Points

PROfile

Shannon is currently the Teaching Professional at Priddis Green Golf and Country Club in Calgary, Alberta and is a Golf Movement Specialist with DM Golf Performance Inc. Shannon has 6 years of instructional background including 4 years with the National Golf Academy. To improve her instruction and experience Shannon has earned her Level 3 Titleist Performance Institute Golf Instructor certification as well as her Level 2 Golf Biomechanics certification. Shannon’s educational background includes a masters degree in Kinesiology, a certification as an Exercise Physiologist and a Level 3 TPI Golf Fitness Certification.

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
I enjoy the challenge of the game and how golfers will do anything to improve their game.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
My passion for sport and movement introduced me to the game of golf. Once I began to play and understand the game I knew there was no other sport like it. I knew early on that I wanted to help golfers reach their goals both on and off the course.
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
My passion is movement, understanding how the body moves not only in the golf swing but also in everyday activities. If I was not a Golf Professional I would be helping people improve their fitness through movement training.
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
My favorite course is my home course of "Evergreen". Its a small 9 hole course in Westport Ontario that is unique, quaint and challenging.
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Phil Mickleson
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
Sand Wedge
Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
36 Holes
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
My career low is 75 at Copper Point.
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
I am most proud of my dedication in school to attain my Masters Degree in Kinesiology and shooting 159 in the Playing Ability Test never having played 36 holes in one day prior to that day.
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Squash, Tennis, Movement Training,

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