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Kevin Niznik

Bio

Associate Professional
Teaching Experience - 11 years

Growing up in Fonthill, ON, Kevin started playing golf at the age of 14. Kevin was a member at Lookout Point Golf Club where he experienced the great game of golf. The short walk to the golf club would allow Kevin the privilege to golf or practice whenever he felt like. Along with golf Kevin was passionate about many sports as a youngster; hockey, soccer, and recently basketball.

Kevin moved from Ontario to Calgary, transferring from Rocky Crest Golf Course; a renowned course in Muskoka, ON. He was there for 5 years working his way up from a golf services employee into the Pro Shop as an Assistant Professional.Kevin is extremely active in Earl Grey's Junior program as Co-ordinator and is excited about the upcoming season.

Key Responsibilities

  • Junior Golf Program
  • Daily operations supervisor
  • Golf instruction
  • Club Fittings
  • Flight Scope Instructor
  • Playing golf with members
  • Titleist Staff Player

Q & A
 

What do you enjoy most about the golf business and the game of golf?
Coming to work at a golf course, a place I love to be! Meeting all sorts of successful people and learning from them.
What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Pilot
Who is your favorite active PGA Tour player?
Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler, and Tom Pernice Jr
What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
56* Wedge
What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
68 Sparrow Lakes
In your own opinion what is the strongest part of your game?
Putting
What do you enjoy most about teaching the game of golf?
Having that “lightbulb moment” where the student strikes a perfect shot
 What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Cars, Basketball, and Music
Who influenced you to become a golf professional?
Arnold Palmer
What is your proudest golfing accomplishment?
Passing the play ability test to become a member of the CPGA.

What's in the bag?

 

915 D3 9.5*

Aldila Rip Phenom X Flex 75 gram

45 inch

Tour Velvet grips

915 Fd 15*

Aldila Rip Phenom X Flex 83 gram

42.75 inch

Tour Velvet grips

915 H 21*

Aldila Rip Phenom X Flex 93 gram

Tour Velvet grips




 

AP2 Irons 4 - PW

Dynamic Gold X100 X Flex

Tour Velvet grips


 

Vokey SM5

50*, 54*, 58*

Dynamic Gold X100 X Flex


 

Scotty Cameron Newport 1.5

34 inch

Pistol Grip