CPGA Head Professional
Golf Shop: 705-765-7294
As the Head Professional and leader of the Golf Shop staff, Doug brings a lifelong passion for the game of golf to Port Carling Golf & CC. He has risen through the ranks having spent time in the backshop at Midland Golf & Country Club, before turning professional at Mad River Golf Club as an Assistant. He then moved to apprentice under Doug Rankin at The Toronto Golf Club (one of Canada’s most respected Head Professionals and top 10 golf clubs in Canada) as the head Associate Professional. Doug attended Selkirk College in Nelson, BC earning a diploma in Golf Club Management and Operations.
As a member of the PGA of Canada since 1998, Doug is well respected within the golf industry and by the membership. He continues to elevate the Port Carling experience as one of the premiere private facilities in the country. He supervises all professional staff and outside service staff. He also designs and executes all member programs and coaching. He is the driving force behind the very popular Men’s Day with more than 50% of the membership participating each week.
In the off season, you can find Doug in the office preparing for the upcoming season, snowboarding on the slopes of Mt. St. Louis, Moonstone or spending time with his wife, Chelsey and new son born January 2015, Charlie.