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Stuart Cox

Name:  Stuart Cox

Date and Place of Birth: June 17th, 1988, Halifax, NS.

Current Employment (Title and Facility): Clubhouse Operations Manager, Truro Golf Club.

Current Place of Residence (Town/City): Truro, NS.

Family (Names of Spouse/Children):  Wife: Amanda, Daughter: Norah 

Year Began PGA Career: 2010

Why You Chose the PGA as a Career:  In addition to being an avid golfer I’ve worked at the Truro Golf Club my whole working life and gotten to work with lots members of the club and the PGA of Canada.

Number of Years Playing Golf: From the time I could swing a club.

Where/When You Started Playing Golf: Joined the Truro Golf Club as a junior member in 1999.

Who Influenced You To Start Playing Golf? My father introduced my older brother and sister and I to the game of golf from a very early age.  

General Golf Industry Employment Experience (i.e. 2006-2008 Head Professional - ABC Golf Club):
2000-2007: Truro Golf Club - Back Shop Attendant.
2007-2010: Truro Golf Club – Pro Shop Attendant.
2010-2014: Truro Golf Club – Assistant Professional (PGA of Canada).
2014-Current: Truro Golf Club –Clubhouse Operations Manager (PGA of Canada).

Education History (Post-Secondary): Northwood University, West Palm Beach Campus, BBA Majoring in Accounting.

Certifications (i.e. First Aid, TCCP, etc.):  Emergency First Aid Level C, TCCP 1, TCCP 2, Club Fitting Certified.

Awards Received (Industry and Non-Industry Related): Northwood University Outstanding Academic Achievement – 4 Year Accounting/Management Award 2010, Northwood University Mens Golf Team – Most Improved Player 2010, PGA of Canada Candidate for Membership of the Year 2014.

Significant Events Hosted at Facilities While You Were Employed:  Nova Scotia Men’s Amateur Championship2012 , World Blind Golf Championship 2013.

Professional Playing and Tournament Highlights:  2006 Truro Golf Club Junior Club Champion, 2007 Truro Golf Club Men’s Club Champion,  Play-off loss in 2014 Assistants Championship to Kevin Dugas for overall title (T2 Finish with Mike Archibald).  

List 1-3 "Non-Golf" Hobbies: #1 Spending time with my family, #2 Playing Badminton, #3 Designing and building putters (I know… still golf related).

Personal Preferences:

Equipment Partner/Sponsor/Affiliation:  Acushnet (Titleist/FootJoy)
What’s in the bag?  
Driver: 8.5* Titleist 915 D3 (B1 Setting) -  Diamana X Flex
FW: 13.5* Titleist 915 Fd (B1 Setting)  - Diamana X Flex
Hybrid: 19* Titleist 915 H (B1 Setting)  – Diamana X Flex
Irons: Titleist 714 MB (3-PW) – TT X Flex
Wedges: Vokey SM5 56.10* & 60.04*
Putter: Genuine SGC – Custom NS15

One thing that is always is in your bag:  Divot Tools & Ball Markers
Ball: ProV1x
RH/LH: Right Handed
Favorite PGA Player: Fred Couples

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