Professional Teaching Staff
PGA of CANADA PROFESSIONAL
Greg Thacker is a certified member of the Canadian PGA since 1986. Greg has spent almost 40 years in golf industry, he has a passion for the game and brings a wealth of experience and dedication to teaching every level of player. From beginners to experienced players, Greg’s teaching philosophy is to take advantage of all the modern technologies available but emphasises the fundamentals. “If your five basic fundamentals are correct before you swing, the greater success you will have.” While everyone is different, his ability to adapt to each student’s learning style has proven successful in his career.
- University of Guelph Graduate
- PGA of Canada member since 1986
- 40 years of experience in the golf industry
PGA OF CANADA PROFESSIONAL
Scott joins the Galt Country Club professional team in 2019 after being employed at some the finer golf courses in the GTA. Scott looks forward to bringing his passion of growing the game, developing innovative member programs for all levels of golfers, and sharing his knowledge and experience in the game.
A PGA of Canada member since 2000, Scott has had the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the golf industry. Most recently, coaching the game and building relationships with his students. His patient demeanor coupled with his attention to detail shows his commitment to excellent customer service.
Scott plays competitively and has won numerous professional events, has competed in the Canadian Open, PGA Tour Canada events, and in 2008, was named the PGA of Ontario Player of the Year. This professional experience has helped him with his coaching, understanding the mental side of the game, and the advancements in technology. Scott is extremely proud to be a member of the Galt professional team, and he looks forward to growing relationships with members of Galt CC.
PGA of CANADA PROFESSIONAL
Victor Ciesielski is a certified PGA of Canada Instructor with 20 years of experience in competitive golf on every level; from junior golf to touring professional. Victor’s passion for the game of golf from an early age has inspired him to turn his focus towards the development and growth of the sport. Victor’s close involvment in development programs and fundraising initiatives for such programs as the First Tee Program in Richmond, VA; Ryan Ellis’ Elly4Kids, Birdies for Kids on the PGA Tour Canada as well as Golf “FORE” Kids Sake on behalf of the Big Brothers Big Sisters organizations of the KW area as well as the Hamilton/Burlington regions has truly motivated him to share his knowledge, experience and skill set with those looking to take their game to the next level.
- PGA of Canada Instructor
- Former Team Canada member
- 20 years of experience from junior golf to touring professional
PGA of CANADA APPL
Carly has recently completed her senior year while on golf scholarship at Dalton State University in Dalton Georgia. Carly has had many successes in her young golf career while at school and while playing on many junior golf tours as a member of the Whistle Bear Junior Performance Team. As a junior Carly’s competitions would see her play in Canada and also internationally. Carly has recently joined the PGA of Canada and is excited to help with the development of the Galt CC junior girls programs as well as creating a fun and energetic program for our women’s golf section.
- Attended Dalton State College on a golf scholarship
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management
- Leader and instructor of GolfNorth Junior Camps
- Joined the PGA of Canada in Spring 2018