PROFESSIONAL STAFF

 
 
Head Golf Professional
Dennis Firth
 
Class "A" Professional
Kyle Davey
Currently a “Class A” Associate Professional who is originally from Cambridge, Ontario. Kyle attended Humber College, graduating with a Diploma in Business Administration. He began his career at The National Club of Canada in Woodbridge, Ontario where he spent 8 seasons. Kyle joined us for one season at Royal Montreal in 2013. He moved to Ottawa where he had two successful seasons as an Associate Professional at The Ottawa Hunt Golf Club. Kyle brings us a passion for retail and merchandising.
 
Director of Instruction
Garrett Malcolm
Garrett is a PGA of Canada “Class A” professional with 8 years of instructing experience. After playing hockey most of his childhood, at 16 years of age, he took up golf and turned pro just 5 years later. In 2014, Garrett graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Kinesiology and achieved Class A status within the PGA of Canada in 2016. He worked 4 seasons as a professional at the Teulon Golf and Country Club before moving on to Breezy Bend Country Club in Winnipeg, Manitoba for 2 seasons. After winning the Moe Norman Award (National Assistant Professional of the Year) in 2016 Garrett moved to The Royal Montreal Golf Club where he is entering his 3rd season. In 2018 Garrett’s students handicap index’s improved by an average of 1.3 strokes! Garrett enjoys learning from the best in the business having spent time recently with Martin Chuck, Lynn Marriott and Pia Nilsson.
 
Class "A" Professional
Taylor Fahey
Taylor became a member of the PGA of Canada in 2011 after graduating from the Professional Golf Management program at Camosun College in Victoria, BC. Although Taylor’s hometown is Regina, SK, he has spent most of his life living in BC; including Langley, Kelowna and Victoria. Taylor served as Assistant Professional at Black Mountain Golf Club in Kelowna from 2012-2015 before moving to Gallagher’s Canyon Golf Club to become Associate Professional for 2 seasons (2016-2017). Taylor earned his Class A status with the PGA of Canada in 2017 and is honoured to join the exceptional Professional Staff this season at The Royal Montreal Golf Club. Taylor’s passion for teaching golf and helping others improve their game is one of the reasons he became a Golf Professional. He is excited to teach and get to know the membership at the Club.
 
Class "A" Professional
Sean Murray
Currently a “Class A” Associate Professional, originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Sean graduated from Red River College, majoring in Marketing and minoring in Business Administration. He began his career at Breezy Bend Country Club in Winnipeg, then moved to Calgary, Alberta in 2016. He had three successful seasons as an Assistant Professional at Bearspaw Country Club where he won the PGA of Canada Moe Norman Award (National Assistant Professional of the Year) and the PGA of Alberta Assistant Professional of the Year. Sean has studied with many of the games best instructor’s, notably George Gankas, Martin Chuck, Joseph Mayo, Mark Sweeny, Pia Nilsson, Lynn Marriott and Jeff Smith and more. Sean is currently a US Kids certified Coach and is one of the few certified Aimpoint Instructors in the Country. Driven by a strong passion for teaching and professional excellence, he is eager to provide a tremendous service for the membership. “If it benefits your students, it cannot be ignored.”
 
Associate Golf Professional
A.J. McKenzie
Since entering the golf industry in 2003 and turning professional in 2006, A.J. served as a General Manager with Golf North Properties for three seasons and First Assistant at Deer Ridge Golf Club in Kitchener, ON (2011-2013). A.J. brings a wealth of management, teaching and playing experience to the Professional Staff at Royal Montreal. With a strong passion for competition, A.J. thrives on a strong mental approach to the game of golf and passing along his experiences of tournament golf to the members of Royal Montreal.
 
Teaching Professional
Lisa Meldrum
Lisa is a Member of the PGA of Canada as a “Class A” professional and is certified as TPI Level 1 instructor, specializing in Teaching and Coaching. Returning to The Royal Montreal Golf Club for her 4th season, Lisa holds a wealth of competitive golf experience, having competed at the highest level as a Member of the LPGA Tour during 2010 and 2011. Lisa’s competitive amateur career includes winning the 2000 Canadian Junior Championship, the 2001, 2002 and 2003 Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship. While she was a student/athlete at the University of Oklahoma she won several NCAA Division 1 events. Lisa’s background in instruction has been developed by working along side and learning from many of the industry’s leading instructors, body specialists and mental performance coaches. She remains at the forefront of her field and brings a well-rounded approach to her teaching, one that encompasses all aspects of the game and at all levels of play for both adult and junior golfers.