James Presnail - General Manager
James is your General Manger. A man with a keen eye for dollars and cents, he’s a Class 'A' PGA Professional, and previously worked at Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club (Vancouver) after completing the Professional Golf Management Program at Humber College (Toronto). James is the 2013 Forestar Golf Community Leadership Bursary winner and was awarded the Jim Gibson Scholarship in 2012 for his volunteerism.
Pat Kennedy - Golf Shop Attendant
A mainstay of Shadow Ridge for more than a decade, you may recognize Pat’s radio voice from somewhere else - he’s a retired Sports Director at Global TV. Also past employee for SD23 and Managing Director of Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame, Pat is married, has three daughters and four grandchildren.
Lyndon Siemens - Head Chef
Lyndon comes to Shadow Ridge from 19 Okanagan at Two Eagles Golf Course where he was Sous Chef for 12 years. He has been a Red Seal Chef since 2001 and has incorporated his passion for food and local ingredients with his love of golf. When he is not cooking up delicious food, you can catch him on the golf course with his two sons.
Mark Kitts - Head Professional
Mark brings stellar customer service skills and a background in Retail Management. He also brings tournament-winning playing abilities to Shadow Ridge Golf Club as your Head Golf Professional. A Class 'A' PGA Professional, Mark currently a top ranked player on the PGA of Canada Order of Merit and has won several professional events including the 2019 & 2022 PGA of BC Club Professional Championships; Before transitioning to the business side of the golf industry Mark spent three years (2008-2010) playing on the PGA Tour Canada.
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Garett Squire - Superintendent
Garett comes to Shadow Ridge from Michaelbrook Golf Course where he was Superintendent for the last six years. Prior to this, he was Assistant Superintendent at Talking Rock Golf Course (Chase, BC) for almost a decade. Garett also brings experience garnered from past roles at Northview Golf Club (Surrey, BC) and Fairmont Banff Springs (Banff, BC) as well as education at Michigan State University and the University of Guelph (Ontario) in their Turf Management programs.