Keith Palenchuk

KEITH 2019 Club PhotoAssociate Professional

Teaching Experience - 18 years

Keith was born and raised in Saskatchewan. Once Keith picked up a golf club at the age of 15, he instantly became a fanatic. Keith started working at Wildwood Golf Course in 1997 and turned professional in 2001 at the age of 20.

Keith spent 11 years in the PGA of Saskatchewan before transferring to the PGA of Alberta in 2013. This will be Keith's 6th season at the Earl Grey Golf Club.

Keith enjoys all aspects of the golf business.  He is very proud to be Level 1 Certified on the new SAM PuttLab technology, an avid custom club fitting specialist with all brands retailed in the Professional Shop, and loves teaching Members a new skill set that will help them become a more consistent player. However, his favorite part of the business is interacting and playing golf with members at Earl Grey. Keith welcomes any invites for a game at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Key Responsibilities

  • Inventory Management
  • Men's Night Administration
  • Men's Member Guest Facilitation
  • Golf Instruction
  • Daily Pro-Shop Operations
  • Representing Earl Grey in PGA Tournaments

Q & A

What do you enjoy most about the golf business and the game of golf?
Atmosphere and being part of a game based on honour, discipline, and skill.

What would you be doing if you weren’t a Golf Professional?
Hollywood movie actor

Who is your favorite active PGA Tour player?
 Haotong Li ( Moe Norman is my all time favorite)

What is the first club you take out of your bag on the driving range?
50* Wedge

What is your career low round and where did you shoot this score?
65 at Holiday Park Golf Course

In your own opinion what is the strongest part of your game?
Iron play

What do you enjoy most about teaching the game of golf?
Earning the trust of students, seeing improvements and the friendships built over the years

What other interests, hobbies and passions can you share?
Hockey, baseball, mountain biking, reading, road trips, socializing

Who influenced you to become a golf professional?
Rob Lee - Former boss of 10 years

What is your proudest golfing accomplishment?
Qualifying for team Saskatchewan at PGA of Canada National Assistants Championship 4 times

What's in the bag?

Ping G400 LS 8.5*
Tour 80 X Flex 80 gram
45.25 inch
Ping Cord Yellow + 1 extra wrap under the right hand

Ping G400 3 Wood
Tour 80 X Flex 76 gram
42.5 inch
Ping Cord Yellow + 1 extra wrap under the right hand

Ping I-Blade 3-PW Orange Dot
DG X100 1/2 inch extra
Ping Cord Yellow + 1 extra wrap under the right hand

Ping Glide 2.0 Wedges Orange Dot
50* 55* 60*
DG X100 1/2 inch extra
Ping Cord Yellow + 1 extra wrap under the right hand

Ping Sygma G Tyne
33 inch
Ping Pistol 60


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