Robert Roxborough

Robert Roxborough
The Pulpit Club – Pulpit, Caledon Village, ON
Direct Work Phone: 5199273001 ext. 264

About

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

Honoured to be awarded the 2020 Executive Professional of the Year, by the PGA of Ontario.
Finalist for the 2020 Dick Munn, PGA of Canada Executive Professional of the Year Award.

May 2020: General Manager, The Pulpit Club, Caledon, ON.

2015 – 2020: Executive Director, The National Golf Club of Canada, Woodbridge, ON. #1 The PGA Of Canada Top 100 presented by Golf Talk Canada is the first ever Top 100 course list compiled exclusively by the PGA Professionals of Canada (2019).

2013-2015: Chief Operating Officer (COO), Hamilton Golf & Country Club, Ancaster, ON.

2001-2013: General Manager & Executive Professional, Magna Golf Club, Aurora, ON.

1999-2001: Director of Golf, Deer Creek Golf and Country Club, Ajax, ON.

Class “A” Executive Professional member of the PGA of Canada.

Played events on the Canadian Tour, provincial / sectional events and PGA of Canada Championships.

Jacksonville State University, NCAA, 4 year varsity letterman. Alumni member of the JSU College of Business, and Gamecock Club Athletic Association.

Event Management Portfolio:
Organized, directed, and facilitated fundraising event featuring President Bill Clinton, Clinton Foundation, Magna Golf Club 2001.

Organized, directed, and facilitated the inaugural Tiger Woods Invitational, Magna Golf Club 2005 (made for tv event).

Organized, directed, and facilitated five Scotiabank Charity Challenges 2006-2009, annually featuring Annika Sorenstam accompanied by Natalie Gulbis, Lorie Kane, Alena Sharp and Morgan Pressel and the nation’s top ranked junior girls (all made for tv events).

Organized, directed, and facilitated three GolfTown charity matches, all made for television events 2008-2010 featuring, David Toms, Sergio Garcia, Ernie Els, J.J. Henry, Tom Watson, Bernhard Langer Pressel (all made for tv events).

Special Interests and Advisor:
2014- Present, Board of Directors, Mike Weir Foundation mikeweirfoundation.com:
• National organization, originally focused on equipping children’s hospitals, in
2018 shifted focus to youth mental health.

Sponsored by Nike Golf:
• Professional player contract 1993.
• Member of Nike Golf Canada’s Advisory Board, 2005-2020, involved in brand strategies, product development, ambassador/ influencer.

1999-2000 built from a start-up the Jim McLean Golf Academy at Deer Creek, the #1 ranked golf school program in Canada (National Post) with renowned U.S. based instructor Jim McLean.

Assisted in developing policy and curriculum for the Professional Golf Management (PGM) programs for both Humber College and Georgian College School of Business.

2017 & 2018 PGA Golf Expo Industry Town Hall, moderator for 10-person panel of nationally recognized golf executives (closed circuit broadcasted).

2010 – 2017 TSN, Golf Talk Canada, on-Air personality, major championships.

2000 prolessons.com, on-line golf instruction, commentator/ host golf professional.

Featured in multiple Canadian golf publications, providing instructional content, or biographical information.

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