Title: Director of Golf
Phone: 403.246.3315 - Ext 224
Shelley is an accomplished Canadian PGA Professional with 27 years progressive experience in the golf industry. She comes to Pinebrook from the Brooks Golf Club where she was the Executive Professional and General Manager for the last eight years. Previously she held golf professional positions with the Cottonwood Golf Club, Eaglequest Golf, and the Country Hills Golf Club.
Shelley is an accomplished and passionate golf instructor including her design of golf development which includes junior programs. She has been voted one of the top 50 instructors in North America by Golf Range Magazine, she has won the PGA of Alberta Ladies Championship three times, and was the Alberta PGA Ladies Series Tour winner six times.
Shelley holds a degree in Physical Education and Sports Studies from the University of Alberta.
Title: Assistant Professional
Phone: 403.246.3315 - Ext 304
Albert was born in South Africa and moved to Calgary with his wife in 2014. Growing up, Albert played many different sports including cricket, rugby, tennis and golf.
With his passion for golf, Albert started his golf career at the age of 17, and a year later represented South Africa in the U/18 team. Albert started as an amateur golfer in 2000 and ranked 4th on the SAGA rankings in 2005. Albert holds a Professional Golf Diploma, Sports Management and Coaching Diploma, and rounded off his education with a Higher Certificate in Personal Fitness Training (NQF Level 5) and a Standard First Aid with CPR/AED Level C Certificate from AHASTI.
Prior to working in Calgary at both Golf Town and River Spirit Golf Club for the past two years, Albert spent seven years playing Professional Golf on the Sunshine/European Tour with an impressive list of career highlights, including top 50 on the order of merit for 5 years, and achieving an overall world ranking of 700th. Albert’s tour school highlights include the winner of the First Stage Asian Tour School in Thailand and second place finish at the Sunshine Tour School, with a total score of -18. His top individual career highlights include a second place finish at the Nedbank Affinity Cup in 2009 (lost in playoff), and a second place finish on the Sunshine Tour Event in 2007 at Dainfern. He achieved more than 50 top 10 accomplishments, and 8 hole-in-one’s during his golf career. His most memorable moment in golf was winning the Sunshine Tour Event at Glendower in 2011.
As a passionate professional golfer and coach, Albert joined the PGA of Canada in 2016. Albert is an ambitious, highly motivated and career-driven individual, and he is very excited to start his first year at Pinebrook, striving to continue learning and growing as a golf professional. As a golf instructor, applying biomechanical coaching methods, he is committed to understanding each client’s specific needs, and helping them own their swing and master the four skills of putting.
Title: Associate Professional
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