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The Golf Academy at Heritage Pointe is home to one of the finest practice facilities in Western Canada. It features a full-length driving range, a 13,000-square-foot practice green surrounded by sand traps, and chipping and pitching areas. The jewel in the crown is Heritage Pointe’s unique 3-hole course, “The Loop”, which circles the academy with full-length par 3, 4 and 5 holes so that students can hone in on their overall course-management strategies. The Golf Academy is proud to provide one of the most extensive golf lesson and coaching programs available in Canada with some of the most decorated and well-known instructors in the business.

PAUL HORTON

Lead Coach

Paul is Owner of Paul Horton Golf, based out of The Golf Academy at Heritage Pointe (Heritage Pointe Golf Club) in the Calgary suburb of Heritage Pointe, Alberta, Canada. The PGA of Canada’s 2011 National Teacher of the Year and 2017 National Coach of the Year, Paul is widely considered one of the top coaches in Canada. A 14-time PGA of Alberta Teacher of the Year finalist, he was named Teacher of the Year twice (2003 & 2011) and Coach of the Year twice (2016 & 2017). He is also a member of the PGA of Alberta’s Education Committee.

The highest-ranking AimPoint Certified Instructor in all of Canada, Paul has also been one of the busiest. For nearly 40 years he’s been teaching and coaching many thousands of players, from beginners to top amateurs and collegiate players to touring professionals. Over that span, he estimates he’s coach more than 35,000 hours.

Paul Horton

Lead Coach

Current and former students who’ve worked with Horton include former PGA Tour winners Stephen Ames and Steven Bowditch, PGA Tour Champions winner Gary Hallberg, 8-time Canadian Long Drive champion Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk and 6-time World Long Drive champion Jason Zuback. In addition to his AimPoint expertise, he also holds certifications with Blast Motion and TPI (Golf Coach Level 2), and is a member of the Certified Golf Coaches Association.

Paul coaches players in all aspects of the game, from tactical and playing strategies to the mental game, fitness and nutrition. His programs are consistent, specific and focused to each student, and he enjoys working with players of any skill level who show a commitment to improving their game.

Bob McArthur

Coach

BOB McArthuR

 
Bob McArthur has been the Head Teaching Professional at Heritage Pointe for the last 21 years, a 12 time PGA of Alberta Teacher of the Year finalist. McArthur has also worked with numerous elite players and professionals over the years and specializes in offering custom corporate programs to any group size. This elite team of coaches have 4 National awards to their credit in three different categories.
 
Bob is considered one of the top teaching professionals in Canada and was a past recipient of the PGA of Canada’s National Teacher of the Year in 1999. He was also awarded the PGA of Alberta’s Teacher of the Year award in 1998 and 1999 as well as Player of the Year in 1989. A 12-time finalist for Teacher of the Year honors with the PGA of Alberta, he has been teaching professionally since 1994.

TIFFANY GORDON

Tiffany is a PGA of Canada Class ‘A’ Teaching Professional with The Golf Academy at Heritage Pointe. Born and raised just south of Calgary, she spent 27 years at Cottonwood Golf & CC as Head Professional, Director of Operations and General Manager, and was named the PGA of Canada’s Club Professional of the Year in 2005. Tiffany is passionate about her commitment to junior golf and women’s golf and growing the game from a grass roots level.

Tiffany Gordon

Coach