Dave Callum PGA of Canada Executive Professional & General Manager (250) 789-3711
Dave Callum relocated to Lone Wolf Golf Club in the late fall of 2008 as General Manager. Dave now has 25+ years of golf course experience with over 15 years as a PGA of Canada Professional. As an amateur golfer, Dave’s biggest accomplishment was being crowned provincial champion for winning the Manitoba Match Play Championships in the spring of 1999. Dave attended the Professional Golf Management Program in Lethbridge, Alberta to allow him to turn his passion for golf into a career. This professional career became reality in the fall of 1999 joining the PGA of Canada, becoming the Assistant Golf Professional at Kingswood Golf and Country Club in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
During his tenure at Kingswood, Dave racked up 8 professional Manitoba Assistants Tour and Individual Pro Am titles, had several other high event finishes, along with 2 playoff losses. In 2001 Dave was the Manitoba Assistants Tour Points Champion and captained Team Manitoba at the National PGA Assistants Championship in Orillia, Ontario. Dave finished this National PGA event in a tie for 17th and was the top Manitoban.
By late 2002 Dave had completed all requirements and the PGA of Canada Teaching and Coaching Certification Program (Levels 1-5) and became a Class “A” member of the PGA of Canada.
In 2003 Dave’s focus changed away from playing the game of golf, and was more focused towards the management side of the golf business. This change involved relocating to British Columbia to take on the Associate Professional role at Pemberton Valley Golf and Country Club. During Dave’s 6 years at Pemberton Valley Golf and Country Club he progressed up the ladder in the organization and was promoted from Associate Professional to Head Golf Professional, and then to the club’s General Manager.
Since the fall of 2008 Dave has championed many positive changes at Lone Wolf Golf Club. Lone Wolf is often referred to as “the event headquarters of the north” since it now hosts the bulk of the Corporate and Charity fundraising events for the region. Changes to the golf course, restaurant improvements a and top notch Pro Shop with great staff have had a positive impact and greatly improved the club’s image within the community. Our junior golf program is recognized by the British Columbia Golf and has grown all the way from 7 children to 130! Dave has many new exciting things planned for Lone Wolf customers for the years to come.
Craig Simpson Superintendent (250) 789-3711
Our newest member of the team hails from Nicklaus North Golf Course in Whistler where he worked his way through the ranks of Turf Maintenance to become the Assistant Superintendent. After 17 years at Nicklaus North, 8 of them in the role of Assistant Superintendent. In 2010, he completed his Turf Managers Course at the University of Guelph.
Ready for a new challenge, in 2017, Craig, his wife Anna and son Jakob, decided to come up to the Peace Region and join Lone Wolf in the role of Superintendent. We are excited to have Craig join our team and look forward to the contributions he will make.
Larry Ramstad PGA of Canada Head Professional (250) 789-3711
2018 will be Larry’s 10th season as the Head Golf Professional at Lone Wolf. During this time he has helped promote the game through valuable teaching experience to the membership and has helped grow the junior golf program to over one hundred students. He was recognized for his club fitting expertise in 2015, being named one of Callaway’s top 10 club fitters. He is also certified to custom fit for Ping. Recently adding an indoor golf simulator to the club has allowed a year round experience for golf and instruction alike.
Larry brings over 25 years of professional experience to the Lone Wolf Golf Club. He began this tenure as an assistant golf professional at the Big Sky Golf and Country Club, one of Canada’s premiere golf and teaching facilities. In 2000, Big Sky was recognized by Golf Course Ranking Magazine as Canada’s # 1 Teaching Academy and in 2003 Larry was named a PGA of BC “Teacher of the Year” finalist. In 2004, He was promoted into the Head Professional position at Big Sky. Making the move from Whistler to Vancouver, he joined the professional team at the GreenRoom Golf Performance Center. The GreenRoom, a year round indoor teaching facility, brings state of the art teaching technologies combined with PGA Tour caliber club fitting expertise.
An accomplished tournament performer, he offers excellent insights into the game and proven teaching techniques to help players of all abilities reach their performance goals.