Pro Shop Staff

Gary Christenson - Head Professional

Gary joined the SVGCC in December 2015. With over 20 years experience in the golf business, Gary brings to the Club a great deal of knowledge in all aspects of Pro Shop operations. He is a well respected teacher, retail operator and a fine player.  Gary is a past Head Professional at both the Stony Plain Golf Course, The Northern Bear Golf Club and a past Pro -  Manager of the Westlock Golf Club. He is truly passionate about golf and growing the game!

Cody Hancock - Teaching Professional & Junior Golf Coordinator

Born and raised in St. Albert, Cody attended MacEwan University where he played on the Griffin’s men’s golf team for three seasons. After graduating and receiving his post-diploma certificate in Professional Golf Management, he joined the PGA of Canada in 2013 and achieved his Class A status in 2017. After spending seven years at Cardiff Golf Club, he joined our team in 2018 and is currently our Teaching Professional and Junior Golf Coordinator. Cody's passion lies in helping golfers of all ages and skill levels reach their full potential. When he's not coaching, he's continuing to educate himself to ensure he provides the highest level of instruction possible to his students.