Member Profile

Todd Jurak

Current Golf Facility: Sylvan Lake G&CC
Member Classification: Head Professional
Website: sylvanlakegolf.ca

 2018 Professional Development Points

PROfile

Class A PGA of Canada Professional since 1996 and had the privilege of working for and learning from PGA of Canada Professionals Ray Meria, Mark Shushack, Cory Draper and Craig Morton. Born in Fort McMurray. Working History: 1984-1988 Miskanaw Golf & Country Club - Assistant with Mark Shushack Golf Ltd. 1992-1996 Miskanaw Golf & Country Club - Associate with Ray Meria Golf Ltd. 1996-2005 Miskanaw Golf & Country Club - Head Professional, Director of Golf 2005-2008 MacDonald Island Park Society - General Manager 2008-Present Sylvan Lake Golf & Country Club - Director of Golf, General Manager Volunteer Activities: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Future Forward 2007 Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Planning Commission 1996-1997 Bob Lamb Classic Society Committee Member 1995-2004 Apollo World Curling Championships Committee Member 1998 Fort McMurray Minor Hockey Coach 2007-2008 Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey Coach 2008-2016

Q. What do you enjoy most about the game and the business of golf?
Working with staff and customers
Q. What or who influenced you in becoming a Golf Professional?
Ray Meria and Cory Draper
Q. What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Working in the electrical field
Q. What is your favourite golf course in the world?
Estancia Golf Club in Scottsdale Arizona
Q. Who is your favourite PGA Tour player?
Fred Couples, Phil Mickelson and Payne Stewart
Q. What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
Pitching Wedge
Q. What is the most number of holes of golf you have played in one day?
162 holes of golf at the Miskanaw Golf Club for Longest Day of Golf Cancer Fundraiser
Q. What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
Score of 68 at the Miskanaw Golf and Country Club
Q. What significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Great wife Shona and daughter Emily and son Zach.
Q. What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Coaching Minor Hockey

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