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Matt Seifert

Bio

Associate Professional                                                                                                             Teaching Experience - 11 years

Matt was born and raised in Calgary, taking up the game of golf at the age of 13.  Matt grew up playing competitive Hockey and Baseball as well as many other school sports. He Graduated from Lethbridge College in 2005 completing his 3 Year Business Administration Program with a Specialization in Professional Golf Management as well as captaining the Kodiak Golf Team in his final year. Matt spent most of his Junior and Amateur years working and playing at Priddis Greens G&CC, Turning Pro in 2005 where he then spent 3 years as an Assistant Golf Pro at Wintergreen in Bragg Creek. Matt spent 5 winter seasons down in Southern California working on his game as well as a season working at Kauri Cliffs Lodge and Spa in New Zealand which is ranked in the Top 100 in the world.

Matt is returning for his 5th season at Earl Grey and 4th season as Men's Night Tour Commissioner. He is excited for the upcoming year and looks forward to assisting the Members and wishing everyone a great and sunny 2016 season.

Key Responsibilites

  • Men's Night Tour Commissioner
  • Member and guest services
  • Day to day Pro shop operations
  • Golf instruction
  • Demo Program Coordinator
  • Club fitting / club sales
  • Pro shop merchandising, sales, and promotions

Q & A
 

What do you enjoy most about the golf business and the game of golf?
Interaction and building relationships with members and guests is always the highlight of my season. The social aspect along with being outdoors and doing something that so many people love for a living.
What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
I would be unemployed
Who is your favourite active PGA Tour player?
Tiger Woods of course!!
What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
SW 56*
What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
67- Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand
In your own opinion what is the strongest part of your game?
Always enjoying every round from start to finish
What do you enjoy most about teaching the game of golf?
The reaction and improvement to students golf games
 What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Hockey and travel
Who influenced you to become a golf professional?
Grandparents as well as Tiger Woods
What is your proudest golfing accomplishment?
Passing my Play Ability Test to become a PGA of Canada Member

What's in the bag?
 

R15 460 White 9.5*

Graphite Design Tour ADi 7 X Flex 75 gram

45.5 inch

Midsize New Decade Multi Comp

Aero Burner Fairway HL 16.5*

Graphite Design Tour ADi 7 X Flex 80 gram

43.25 inch

Midsize New Decade Multi Comp

Aero Burner TP 4 Rescue

Matrix HM3 95 X Flex 96 gram

40.25 inch

Midsize New Decade Multi Comp

RSi TP Irons 3 - PW

Dynamic Gold Pro X100 X Flex

2* Upright

Midsize New Decade Multi Comp

TP Wedges 50* 54* 58*

Dynamic Gold Pro X100 X Flex

1* Upright

Midsize New Decade Multi Comp

SI Slant

35 inch

Pistol grip