Why did you become a PGA of Canada Professional?
I worked as a back shop employee at my local club and it was suggested to me. I felt with my love of the game that I would pursue that avenue.
What is the most rewarding part about being a member of the PGA of BC?
Working and networking with my peers.
At which golf facility did you first begin working within the industry, and who was the PGA Professional?
Penticton G&CC under Al MacKenzie
Who has influenced your career the most, and how?
There have been many influences along the way, but I would have to see Dan Bosquet as he gave me the advice to be a well-rounded Professional. That is why I worked at different types of facilities (Semi-private, Resort, Driving Range etc.)
What career path led you to where you are today?
Being heavily involved in the Buying/Retail aspect at each of the facilities I worked at allowed me to meet multiple contacts from the Sales side.
Which significant accomplishments are you most proud of?
Teaching multiple Provincial and National players as well as my PGA of BC award nominations over the years.
If you had to share one piece of advice with a new member of our Association, what would it be?
Find a specific focus (teaching, management, retail etc.) and pursue it with passion.
What is your most cherished golf memory?
Any member/buddy trips I have taken over the years.
What is your favourite golf course in British Columbia, and why?
Royal Colwood Golf Club. I just love the feel with the massive trees!
What is a common misconception that golfers make about what your job entails?
That all I do is play golf.