Directors, Winston Michell and Scott Kolb have had the opportunity to work at Public, Private, Resort and Corporate Golf Clubs with heavy involvement with their financial successes and growth. For more than 20 years, we have built a very solid reputation in the industry for being professional, successful and fair. Any business development or consulting work will lead to a happy partnership, guaranteed!
Scott Kolb | Partner
Scott grew up at a Golf Club. In his 26 year golf career he has worked in about every aspect of the golf business. His career began at Victoria Golf Club as a teenager working in the Clubhouse and Backshop, where he eventually turned professional in 1992. In 1998 he ventured to the Okanagan and worked at GolfBC's Gallagher's Canyon Managing the Golf Shop and Inventory and creating a Golf Academy. In 2003, GolfBC transferred Scott to Arbutus Ridge as their Manager of Operations. Here he created the GBC Academy now used at 7 different GolfBC facilities with more than 20 different instructors. In 2006 he went back to his roots and became the Head Professional of Intrawest's Raven at Lora Bay and opened the course and clubhouse on July 1, 2006. Later that year Scott came full circle and was introduced as General Manager of the prestigious private Victoria Golf Club.
In his years he has been responsible for overseeing all departments of the Golf Operations, hosted and executed National and Provincial Tournaments including the very successful, 540 participant, Vegas Baby Invitational. Victoria Golf Club has recently been voted as "Facility of the Year" from the PGA of BC. With Scott as Golf Shop Manager, the facility was recognized as "Merchandiser of the Year" by the PGA of Canada and has won numerous website accolades including "Bob Weeks Favorite Course of the Year in 2009."
Winston Michell | Partner
Winston has always had a passion for golf and has successfully applied that passion into a well-rounded career. Growing up as an avid golfer, Winston made a career change to the Golf Profession in his mid 20's. His career began with several years working for GolfBC's Arbutus Ridge serving in capacities of Back Shop Manager, Sales and Event Coordinator and Golf Shop Manager. Winston moved on to Manage Arrowsmith Golf Club, when an opportunity arose to work for Intrawest Hospitality Management opening their Raven Brand’s flagship Canadian course in Ontario. As Head Professional of the Raven at Lora Bay, he and his team had a successful opening year, and hosted the Telus World Skins Game the following year. Next, Winston became the Head Professional at one of Ontario’s premier private clubs, The Georgian Bay Golf Club, where they hosted the Ford Wayne Gretzky Celebrity Classic. Cottonwood Golf Course brought him home to Vancouver Island in 2009 to become the Head Professional and Assistant General Manag er.
Personally he was recognized as the "Assistant Golf Professional of the Year" by the PGA of BC. Winston has extensive tournament experience having hosted National and Provincial RCGA events, worked in collaboration with IMG for the 2007 Telus Skins Game and hosted the 2008 Nationwide "Gretzky's Ford Celebrity Pro-Am." Winston has also had the privilege of hosting promotional events featuring Tom Lehmen and Sergio Garcia and has developed the skill for orchestrating top class tours and events.