PGA Canada – Class A Teaching Professional , NATIONAL TEACHER OF THE YEAR , GOLF DIGEST WORLD TOP 75



Day-to-Day Roles

Director of Player and Coach Development overseeing a large full-service golf academy offering elite player development, custom club fitting and help for the hopeless. 

Founder of several forums on Facebook – Golf Sports Science Professional, Rob Houlding Golf Group, Golf Pros That Cook


Passionately driven to help people of all ages and backgrounds discover their full potential in golf and life. 


Professional Affiliations

PGA Canada – Class “A “Teaching Professional 2007 to Present

PGA Champions Tour Associate member 2003-2004

Professional Awards

Recipient of PGA Canada’s National Teacher of the Year Award 2013

Voted by Golf Digest Top 100 teachers a World Top 75 International Teacher 2019

PGA BC Coach of the Year and Teacher of the Year 

2016 to 2022 Awarded #1 National and Provincial Golf Academy by MJT 

Speaking Engagements

PGA of Spain – Presenting with Dr.Sasho Mackenzie and Dr. Kwon on swing mechanics and technology

Multiple Open Forums – PGA of America National Teaching Summit

Coaching Accomplishments: 

3 long-term clients of ten years or longer have earned PGA Tour Cards 

12 Canadian National Champions 

33 Provincial Champions 

21 Juniors in the past 15 years have been selected by Golf Canada’s National Team or Development Team

6 Junior World Title Wins 2-US Kids, 2-IMG and 2-FCG Champion Titles – 

World #1 Ranked Men’s Amateur, recipient of the Mark McCormick Medal

Top 5 AJGA ranked 15-year-old Girl, youngest in history to win low Canadian at Canadian Women’s Amateur and BC Women’s Amateur at Age 12 

Scholarships and Universities 

Stanford, Harvard, Yale, UCLA, Washington, Brigham Young, Dartmouth, and dozens of NCAA Division 1 and 2 Universities


Husband of Belinda, Father of Amanda and Robert,Grandfather of four girls under 5


Cooking, driving sports cars, human sciences , use of technology, helping golf teachers be successful