Hours - In season
Professional Shop - opens a half an hour prior to the first tee time.
Practice Range - opens a half an hour prior to the first tee time and closes one hour prior to dusk.
Paul Carrothers - Director of Golf since 1997
Originally from Montreal and a graduate of McMaster University, Paul is a 30 year veteran in the golf industry having learned the game from some of Canada's finest golf Professionals in Quebec and Ontario. Paul has been recognized as a true ambassador of the game by being appointed to both National and Regional level board positions, along with serving as Ontario PGA and Ottawa Valley PGA President. Paul was named 1992 Ontario Assistant Professional of the Year, 2004, 2007 and 2008, Ping Fitter of the Year and most recently 2005 Head Professional of the Year. He is a certified Level II hockey coach, and a Ping, Callaway, and Titliest Club fitter. Paul is happily married and a proud father of a budding junior member here at Royal Ottawa Golf Club.
Originally from Pembroke, Ontario and a graduate of the University of Ottawa, Alec came to the Ottawa region after spending a year at Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina on a golf scholarship. Alec’s experience with tournament golf has helped him develop a good understanding of the training techniques of elite players. Alec was awarded the OVPGA Assistant Professional of the Year in 2011.He has completed the Ping I-Learn Fitting Program and continues to further his knowledge by attending seminars and conferences in teaching methodology and swing mechanics. Alec looks forward to lending some insight on the game through teaching and coaching.
Originally from Ottawa, Kory has recently returned to after enjoying a successful career in Calgary over the past 8 seasons. A graduate of Algonquin College, Kory has continued enhancing his knowledge of the golf industry, focusing specifically on teaching and understanding the fundamentals of the golf swing through mentoring some of Calgary’s most successful players and teachers, as well as attending seminars, teaching academies, and completing the CPGA Teaching and Coaching programs.
Originally from small town Port Rowan and a graduate of Niagara College in the Golf Club Management program, Marc grew up an athlete playing highly competitive sports but found a passion for golf and the industry at a young age. He is a former employee of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club completing his two term co-op with us. From there, he spent four years in London, ON gaining a knowledge and understanding of the industry, dedicating himself to the members, and advancement of the game. Marc looks forward to sharing and helping you enjoy your experience at the Royal each day.
The Professional Shop
The Professional Shop prides itself on carrying a wide variety of the industries finest men's, ladies and junior apparel to best suit our members golfing and fashion needs. Callaway, Ping, King Cobra, Taylor Made and Titleist fitting systems are all present on site and are available to properly fit your personal equipment needs. Video teaching is another serveice offered to provide the very latest in teaching. The Professional staff is always on hand to assist you with any golf or corporate equipment related issues, questions and any of your Royal Ottawa Golf Club related inquiries.
Teaching & Lessons
The CPGA Professional staff has flexible schedules that easily accommodate to booking private & group lessons. Available to fit your golfing improvement needs, the Professional staff offers a variety of instructional opportunities. These include: video analysis, on-course playing lessons, coaching programs, private lessons, group lessons, and clinic settings. It is the initiative of the Golf Professionals to work with the student to best establish a program that will see growth, improvement, and enjoyment in their golf game.
Our corporate program continues to grow in popularity. Prizes, gifts and tournament giveaways of any quantity, price and embroidery options are available to meet your business needs. Our corporate program offers timely service at the best price in town without any added cost that a marketing company would apply.
Contact Paul Carrothers at (819) 777-0593 ext. 3 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further details or catalogue request.