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Douglas Wark
Head Teaching Professional

  • Class A Professional, CPGA Level 5 Certified Instructor
  • Graduate Brock University, Honours in Physical Education
  • Graduate Humber College, PGM Certificate Golf Program

Teaching Background:

  • Assistant Teaching Professional Deerhurst Resort 99-2000
  • Teaching Professional Brock Golfland
    (St. Catharines) 2001-2002
  • Head Teaching Professional Mountainview Golf Course (Whitehorse Yukon) 2003
  • Instructor at The Canadian Golf Academy
    (Brudenell, P.E.I.) 2004
  • Head Teaching Professional
    Smuggler’s Glen Golf Academy 2005-Present

Doug is a “class A” PGA instructor committed to coaching and teaching golfers of all abilities the skills to play better golf.  Whether you’re taking up golf for the first time or just looking to fix your slice or make more putts; Doug has a program for you. Doug has taught thousands of students across the country in his various teaching positions at several of Canada’s top academies and courses.  As a graduate of Brock University with honours in Physical Education and Humber College’s Professional Golf Management Program, Doug has extensive training and experience in coaching and teaching.  Doug has developed an “eye for the swing” and with the aide of video analysis can quickly detect your errors and communicate the proper swing changes to get you back on track.  His “keep it simple” approach to teaching and learning coupled with his enjoyable teaching style will keep you motivated to improve, learn and have fun! 



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Glen House Resort • Smuggler's Glen Golf Course

1.800.268.4536 • 409, 1000 Islands Parkway • P.O. Box 10 • Gananoque, Ontario • K7G 2T6