- 2012 PGA of Canada
Jr. Leader of the Year
The Focus Golf Group is the brainchild of PGA of Canada Professional Doug Lawrie. His enthusiasm, creativity and endless desire to make everyone enjoy the game of golf in ANY level has lead him to recognized internationally as a leader in golf instruction. Allow him to blueprint and build your own “Road Map” in golf and watch the smiles continue to shine as you enjoy this wonderful game. Whether you are a tournament player or a complete beginner, FGG has something for you.
- 2019 PGA of Canada Ontario Zone
Class A of The Year
- 2019/2020 PGA of Canada Ontario Zone
Professional Development Award
- 2020 PGA of Canada Ontario Zone
Junior Leader of The Year
- Head Teaching Professional
Chris graduated from Niagara College’s Professional Golf Management Program in 2016, and shortly after, became a member of the PGA of Canada. Prior to joining the coaching staff at the Ontario Golf Academy at Whistle Bear, he worked as the Head Teaching Professional at the Stratford Country Club. Chris is a highly trained modern golf coach, who is passionate about helping golfers of all ages and abilities achieve their goals. In the short time he has been a PGA member, Chris has distinguished himself as one of the top up-and-coming coaches in the industry. He was a finalist for the PGA of Ontario’s Apprentice Professional of the Year Award in 2018 and was also chosen as the Canadian Junior Golf Association’s National Facilitator for the 2019 North America Cup. He has experience working with players of all abilities, from beginners to NCAA and Touring Professionals. Chris is excited to help you design and execute short- or long-term coaching plans to improve your game!