Meet Our Award Winning Instructors
Doug began his golf career at The National Golf Club of Canada where he was mentored by George Knudsen and Ben Kern, both highly regarded players and teachers. He led golf academies at Westwood Plateau G.C., and Musqueam G.C. before coming to the island in 2009 to manage Highland Pacific Golf Course.
Doug has taught golf for over 24 years. His focus is on how people learn and customizing the lesson based on the students’ needs and goals. He looks forward to sharing his passion and knowledge and helping everyone have an enjoyable experience on the practice tee and golf course.
- 2007 PGA of BC Teacher of the Year
- Former Assistant Coach for the National Champion UBC Thunderbird Men’s and Women’s Programs
- Facilitator for PGA of Canada Teaching and Coaching Certification Programs
Jaegan began playing golf at the age of 10 as a junior member at the Cochrane Golf Club in Alberta. Before coming to Bear Mountain he spent 2 seasons working at The Legends in Warman, Saskatchewan. Since joining the PGA of Canada, Jaegan has had the opportunity to learn from multiple award winning instructors who share his enthusiasm for the game of golf, gaining knowledge and guidance. He takes great pride in watching his students grow through various approaches and enjoys working with junior golfers dedicating himself to advancing the game.
Jaegan is a graduate of the Professional Golf Management Programs at Camosun College as well as an Advance Diploma in Business Management. Jaegan is a Miura staff player and our only left-handed Professional.
- CPGA level 1 instructor
- Turned Pro-2012
- Business Diploma
- Passed playing ability test at the Willows G&CC
- Mclennan Ross Junior Golf Tour participant along with many Amateur events
- Low Tournament round of 72
- Miura staff player
Justin Ford started playing the game at age 10 at Southwood Golf and Country Club in Winnipeg. He turned professional in 2012 and started his career as the Assistant Professional at Niakawa Country Club. Before turning professional Justin played college golf at Warner University (NAIA) in Florida and at Camosun College here in Victoria.
Justin is a graduate of the Professional Golf Management program at Camosun College as well an Advance Diploma in Business Management.
- Class “A” PGA of Canada
- TaylorMade Staff Player