Matt Seifert

MATT 2019 Club PhotoAssociate Professional

Teaching Experience - 13 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 7th season at Earl Grey and 6th 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 2019 season.

Key Responsibilities

  • Men's Night Tour Commissioner
  • 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?
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 favorite 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?

 

Driver

Taylormade M5 Twist Face 9*
Atmos Black X Flex 75 gram

Fairway Wood

Taylormade M5 3 wood 15*
Atmos Black X Flex 75 gram

Hybrid

Taylormade GAPR Mid Launch 3 Driving Iron 18*
KBS Prototype – X flex 

Irons

Taylormade P760 4 - PW
Dynamic Gold Pro X100

Wedges

Taylormade Hi Toe Wedges 50*, 54*, 58*
Dynamic Gold Pro X100

Putter

Spider X
35 inch - Pistol grip

Ball – TP5X

Grips – New Decade MCC Plus 4 Midsize

 

 
 
 

 



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