GET TO KNOW DAVE
Dave Scinocca has been involved in the golf industry for over 25 years and for the past 18 has been a member of the PGA of Canada. Dave attended university in West Palm Beach, Florida on a golf scholarship. He majored in business for two years and then transferred to Lethbridge Community College where he finished up a degree in Professional Golf Management. After moving back to Brandon in 1999, he resumed a position at the Taurus Golf Practice Center working under head golf professional, Richard Bull. Dave is currently in his 12th year as the Head Professional of the Shilo Country Club pro shop and continues to teach lessons in Brandon at the Northern Pines Golf Course. In the winter months, Dave owns and operates the Winter Golf School which was relocated from Brandon to The Clubhouse at CFB Shilo in 2012.
With a very extensive competitive golf background as an amateur and professional, Dave continues to compete in tournaments at the Provincial and National levels. In 2004 he won Manitoba’s PGA Championship and was named Manitoba’s Player of the Year and Assistant Professional of the Year. He has earned exemptions to compete in tournaments on both the Canadian Tour and Nationwide Tour.
Dave currently instructs and coaches some of Westman’s top Junior golfers including Bobbi Uhl (Manitoba Provincial Junior Girls Champion 2016), Tia Slate (Member of the University of Manitoba Women’s Golf Team) and Hayley Shanks (Junior Girls Tamarack Champion 2016). Dave was the head coach of Team Westman’s Boys & Girls Teams in the past two Manitoba Summer Games held in Swan River (2012) and Steinbach (2016) respectively.
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