Member Profile

Spencer Draper

Current Golf Facility: D’Arcy Ranch GC
Member Classification: Apprentice
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I was born in Calgary, Alberta and have lived in Okotoks, Alberta my entire life. I have worked in the golf industry since 2014. At River’s Edge, I was a member of backshop for 2 years before moving into the proshop for three years. I have been at D’Arcy Ranch since 2019 and earned my pro card in 2023. At 24 years old, my career is just starting and I am excited for what the future holds.

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
I just love playing the game! On the business side, I really enjoy teaching juniors and interacting with members.
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
My love for the game is the biggest reason I became a golf professional. This love was fostered by my mentor Kim Wilkowich.
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
I would probably be teaching high school English or Social Studies.
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
I have never played there, but I am obsessed with Augusta National, home of the Masters. Of courses I have played, it’s hard to beat my home course of D’Arcy Ranch.
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Currently, it’s Rory McIlroy. All-time, nobody’s better than Tiger.
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
My 54 degree sand wedge.
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?
I shot a two-over 73 at Highwood Golf and Country Club. On simulator golf, I’ve gotten several rounds in the mid-sixties all over the world!
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Passing the Playability was a huge first step for me.
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
I love music and play a few different instruments. I also love all sports, especially team sports where I can root for my teams.

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