Brett Burgeson is a Class A member of the PGA of Canada with 24 years experience as a Head Golf Professional at Country Hills GC, Windermere GCC and Carstairs GC in Alberta. Brett grew up North of Edmonton in Westlock, Alberta and learned the game at a young age with his family and childhood friends. The competition with his buddies and brother Brad sparked a great playing career for Brett with more than 40 Professional tournament wins under his belt including the 2003 Canadian Club Professionals Championship. Brett has also won the PGA of Alberta Championship in 2000, 2011 and 2013 and the PGA of Alberta Club Professionals Championship in 2003, 2004 and 2011. Brett has represented Alberta in over 10 events and played in the 2004 Canadian PGA Championship (part of the tour known now as the web.com tour).
In the business of golf, Brett has been a key member in the Alberta Zone, first as a 6 year board member, then as the Association’s President and Past-President. These positions saw many board accomplishments and Brett credits many of his fellow Board Members as being mentors through both good and challenging times. Brett was a nominee and finalist for the Alberta Club Professional of the Year multiple times and was named the winner of this prestigious award in 2011.
Brett is also a keen retail sales leader, setting record sales numbers at Country Hills and Windermere and also being part of the Golf Garage Sale creation in Edmonton as well as establishing the Black Friday Golf Sale in Calgary. He has always been seeking ways to create off-season sales, preparing his retail shop for new inventory each spring.
Brett has had many adventures in his life and is well traveled with golf, leading 9 different golf adventure trips to places such as Borneo, Bali, Vietnam, South Africa and Australia. His love of golf and travel has developed lasting friendships with his members and great memories of group travel and golf. There have also been charitable ventures on these trips where Brett’s group has assisted schools and orphanages in less fortunate areas of the world with thousands of dollars worth of donations.
The next step in Brett’s career will be in Kamloops as the Director of Instruction, while also opening Breaking Par Golf Academy which is an indoor golf business with 3 simulators for playing and teaching.