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2015 World Cup Senior Champion
2015 World Golf Teachers Cup Senior Champion
I won the 2015 World Golf Teachers Cup Senior Championship which was played October 15th and 16th at The Palms Golf Course and The Magnolia Golf Course at Disney World in Orlando.
The first day of the event was played at The Palms Golf Course where I started off very well with a 2 under 34 on the front nine and with a birdie on the 10th hole got me tied for the lead. The last 2 holes finishing double, double gave a first round score of 75, 2 shots out of the lead held by Dave Belling from Prince Rupert, B.C.
The second day was held at Magnolia Golf Club where I teed off in the final group. The first hole did not end well with a bogey to start the round but a 6 hole stretch on the back nine of 4 birdies gave a final round score of 3 under par 69. I won the title by 2 shots over Dave Belling who shot 73, 73.
I also played for Canada in the team event and finished 3rd behind the U.S and the winners from Brazil.
Grant would like to thank Mark and Sue Trowman from The Bluffs Golf Club, Greg Strauss from Westminster Trails Golf Club and Brent MacVicar from Green Par Driving Range on wellington rd for all their support. Also thanks to Tom Hughes from Locke Insurance Brokers for the event sponsorship. Mostly my wife Sharon for her never ending support and encouragement. Because of this encouragement, this championship is hers as much as it is mine.
Grant Gulych has been enjoying the game of golf for over 25 years. Having started out playing on more of a social level it has rapidly progressed over 9 years. Grant proceeded to take his game to the next level by winning a club championship and runner up the following year. Grant’s game improvement was drastic, going from a 16 handicap to a 1 in just 4 years. He attributes his quick improvement to hard work and practice all the while keeping the game fun. He felt there was something missing in his knowledge of the game, so Grant drove to Las Vegas to caddy at the courses of the Big Break II (Royal Links, Stallion Mountain and Bali Hai) where he could practice and do what he loves to do.... help improve his clients golf game. When he came back in the spring it was time to continue learning, but this time from the ground up.... literally. Starting work on the grounds crew at a golf club in Port Stanley, Ontario, Canada, further enhanced his love for the game but his main goal was still not reached until the next winter.
Grant felt it was the time to get certified to teach the game he loved for over half his life. Not willing to wait until the next summer, Grant hopped on a plane to Orlando, Florida and attended the USGTF Certification course and learned how to teach golf. After completing the course he was offered the Head Teaching Pro position at his home course. During the 4 seasons as the head instructor, Grant taught over 450 students of all levels of ability and conducted over 25 clinics. (Adult, Junior, Putting, Chipping, Bunker, Swing, Set-up, etc.). In the spring of 2011 Grant opened 2 golf academies then mid summer a third location opened to dedicate 100% of his time to teaching. Grant’s passion continues to grow and his new goal is driving him to be the best instructor in this area while making the game fun for all students he teaches. In the fall of 2011 Grant completed the Masters course in Port St Lucie, Florida as well as the Examiners course allowing him to teach future instructors on how to instruct golf. Playing on the Michigan/Ontario Golf Teachers Tour for the past 4 years, he has now been elected as the MOGTT Ontario Tour Director. Grants’ most recent playing achievements are:
Golf Teachers Cups
2015 World Cup Senior Champion Orlando, Florida
2014 Canadian Teachers Cup Champion Belleville, ON
2014 U.S. Teachers Cup 8th Las Vegas, Nevada
2013 U.S. Cup Champion Tunica, Mississippi
2012 U.S. Cup 10th Boulder City, Nevada
2012 Canadian Teachers Cup 2nd Burlington, ON
2014 Team Ontario Kelly Cup Champion
2013 Team Ontario Kelly Cup Champion
2010 Team Ontario Kelly Cup Champion
World Instructor Ranking
2010-2017 Ranked Top 100 Golf Instructors Worldwide