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Jason Vaughan (PGA of Canada)
Director of Golf, Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

As member of the PGA of Canada for 18-years, Jason brings ample experience to the Wood Buffalo community, where he has called home since 2006. He has an extensive background in golf, which includes completing the Golf Management Program at Lethbridge College. Jason has been a regular participant in PGA of Alberta events, as well as the Mackenzie Tours Syncrude Boreal Open presented by Aecon from 2011-2015. Prior to joining Miskanaw Golf Club, Jason was the Head Golf Professional at Fort McMurray Golf Club for 10-years. He worked at Balgowlah Golf Club in Sydney, Australia as a teaching professional and later as assistant golf professional at the Jagare Ridge Golf Club in Edmonton, Alberta.

Email | jason.vaughan@rrcwb.ca
Phone | 780.791.0070 ext. 6930

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Chris McKenzie (PGA of Canada)
Head Golf Professional, Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

Chris completed the Professional Golf Management Program at Holland College on Prince Edward Island, during that time he had the honour of volunteering in the PGA tour Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass. During school he worked at the renowned Bell Bay Golf Club on Cape Breton Island. Upon graduation, Chris accepted a position at the Royal Mayfair Golf & Country Club, in Edmonton Alberta where he spent three years and had the pleasure of hosting the CN Canadian Women’s open. While in Edmonton he passed the CPGA Playing Ability Test, and move to Fort McMurray four years ago. Two years ago he began his role at the Miskanaw Golf Club.

Email | chris.mckenzie@rrcwb.ca
Phone | 780.791.0070 ext. 5009

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Jessica Vassicopoulous (CGSA Superintendent)
1st Assistant, Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

Our Golf Maintenance team is proud to introduce Superintendent Jessica Vassilicopolous. Jessica initially joined MacDonald Island Park as a member of our Guest Services team. She spent two-years learning all the ins and outs of the Island with Guest Services and then moved into a position with Golf Maintenance in 2011. Over the past seasons, she has grown in leaps and bounds, and now is the Head Superintendent of the Miskanaw Golf Club. We feel incredibly fortunate to have Jessica leading our Turf Team and look forward to many more years of spectacular course conditions!

Email |  jessica.vassilicopoulos@rrcwb.ca
Phone | 780.791.0070 ext. 5060

 
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Robert Glanville (PGA of Canada)
Golf Professional, Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

As a graduate class of the Bachelor of Applied Business- Golf Management program at Georgian College in 2013, Robert brings knowledge and passion to the Miskanaw team. He turned professional in 2012 and previously worked at the #1 ranked golf course in Canada, The National Golf Club of Canada, for three-years and worked with the Golf Lab for two-years. There he was surrounded by some of the top teaching professionals in the country and enhanced his coaching profile. Robert moved to Fort McMurray in 2014 and started working at Miskanaw Golf Course in 2016.

Email | robert.glanville@rrcwb.ca