Facility or Affiliation
Bear Mountain Golf & Tennis Resort
Why did you become a PGA of Canada Professional?
I started golfing at a young age and fell in love with the game. I decided to turn my passion into my career and have loved every minute of it.
What is the most rewarding part about being a member of the PGA of BC?
Helping golfers of all age, skill level and athletic ability achieve their goals. Whether it's shooting lower scores or living a more active lifestyle.
At which golf facility did you first begin working within the industry, and who was the PGA Professional?
Cardiff Golf and Country Club, Trevor Commet (Executive Professional)
Who has influenced your career the most, and how?
I have had the priveldge to work for some of the top professionals in the industry. They have all given me different skills along the way to further my career. Trevor Commet, Jeff Cuthbertson and Robb James are a few key professionals that have supported me throughout my time as a PGA Professional.
What career path led you to where you are today?
Not being afraid to go outside of my comfort zone. Every position I have accepted in my career has been to further my skill set & education and take on more responsibility. Sometimes that meant moving away or stepping outside my comfort zone.
Which significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Becoming a Head Professional was a dream of mine since joining the association.
If you had to share one piece of advice with a new member of our Association, what would it be?
Ask questions and don't be afraid to try something new. Taking on responsibility and showing initiative goes a long way.
What is your most cherished golf memory?
Attending the 2018 Masters with my dad.
What is your favourite golf course in British Columbia, and why?
Bear Mountain- Valley Course. I may be biased, but the conditions, views and layout are amazing. I love how creative you can be with shots around the green.
What is a common misconception that golfers make about what your job entails?
That I get to play golf all day. I wish!
What is an interesting fact about yourself that doesn't involve golf?
I am training to run a marathon later this year.