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Alex Jewers

Alex Jewers

Date and Place of Birth: May 8, 1977, Brookfield NS

Current Employment (Title and Facility): DSM/ Head Teaching professional Nevada Bobs Golf/ Sportchek

Current Place of Residence (Town/City): GlenArbour, Hammonds Plains

Family (Names of Spouse/Children): Wife Angela , son Lauchlan

Year Began PGA Career: 2003

Year Gained PGA Class A Membership: 2008

Why You Chose the PGA As A Career: Always enjoyed being at the golf course and interacting with the professional staff,thought it would make for a fun career choice.

Greatest Career Influence: Troy Dunning PGA of Canada ,Victoria BC encouraged me to enroll in the PGM program.
PGA Mentor(s): Anne Chouinard, Canadian Golf Academy

Number of Years Playing Golf: 22

Where/ When You Started Playing Golf: Victoria, BC

Who Influenced You To Start Playing Golf? My uncle, Ray Sutherland

General Golf Industry Employment Experience:


2003-2007 Assistant Professional Mountain Golf Club

2008 Eaglecrest Head Professional

2009-2011 Lost Creek Golf Club Head Professional 

2012 - Present Nevada Bob's Golf/ Sportchek

Education History (Post-Secondary):

2000-2001 Selkirk Collage, BC

2002 Holland Collage, PEI

Certifications:

First aid

Class A Certification 2008

Certified Culinary Degree 1998

Significant Events Hosted at Facilities While You Were Employed: 

NS open 2004-2008 Kraft hockeyvillegolftournament 2005

Professional Playingand Tournament Highlights: 

Winner 2014 Callaway Cup Abercrombie

Nominated for player of the year 2014 Atlantic PGA

3 Time Participant Canadian Club Professional Championships 2013 Canada Cup Participant

List 1-3"Non-Golf"Hobbies:

Hockey

Tennis

Basketball

Volunteer Activities: 

Habitat for Humanity

Jumpstart

Junior coordinator mountain golf club

A Quote about Yourself, the Golf Industry,Life, the Golf Swing….Anything:

"To be the man, You gotta beat the Man." (Nature Boy Ric Flair)

Thoughts on the Importance of Continuing Education and Your PGA Designation:

Always take the time to influence the young golfers and the importance you have to teach them the life lessons the game embodies.

Equipment Partner/Sponsor/Affiliation: Nike

What’s in the bag? Vapor pro irons,Vapor pro driver, 3 wood,hybrid, nike engage wedges and method counterbalance putter

One thing that is always is in your bag: Skycaddie

Other Equipment (Ball, Shoes,Glove, etc): Lunarcontrol 3 shoes, nikerzn black ball

RH/LH? LH

Favorite PGA Player: Bubba Watson

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