Member Profile

Stuart Chan

Current Golf Facility: Willow Park G&CC
Member Classification: Class A Professional

 2018 Professional Development Points

PROfile

Stu was born and raised in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, before moving to Calgary at the age of 8. Here he developed his love for all sports. He played hockey until grade 10, basketball until University, and every other sport imaginable, except golf. Stu spent most of his twenties in University studying History and Political Science. At the age of 27 he met his future wife, who introduced him to golf. Over the next 20 odd years, Stu has had the opportunity to work at a number of clubs in the Calgary area, including Valley Ridge GC(5 years), Redwood Meadows GC(1 year), Country Hills G&CC(6 years), Springbank Links(2 years),& Silver Springs G&CC(5 years), doing everything from a shop assistant to an Associate Professional.Stu spent the 2016 season as the Head Professional at Lynx Ridge Golf Club. He is now an Associate Pro at Pinebrook G&CC.

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
The ability and opportunity to learn new things everyday and all the people we get to interact with on a daily basis
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Once I became a Golf Pro, I forgot what else I ever wanted to do.
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
King Kamehameha Club, Maui, Hawaii
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Tiger Woods
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
50* wedge
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Being married for 21 years, and having a beautiful 14 year old daughter.
Stuart Chan

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