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At a young age Bryan started his passion for golf course construction on the family farm playing in the sandbox, and hitting golf shots in the pasture.  As a teenager he worked at a few small golf courses in the area, moving his way up to assistant superintendent at the Edson Golf Course for two seasons.  His interest in golf quickly crew and after high school entered into Turf and Landscape management at Olds College.   After graduating with Diplomas in both programs he entered into the construction industry with a position on the crew of the new build of Blackhawk golf course in Edmonton Alberta.  After completion of Blackhawk Bryan started working with CTC Golf on new construction projects throughout western Canada.  As well as the diplomas from Olds College he has also completed his Golf Course Design Certificate from the University of Guelph. 

For the past 20 years Bryan has dedicated his work to improving the game of golf, creating unique course throughout western Canada and enjoying the overall experience of working in the golf industry.  Bryan brings an understanding of all aspects of what is necessary to create a sustainable golf course.  His work with CTC Golf as project manager and lead shaper has allowed him to be hands on in the field on multiple projects to provide the best quality in all types of environments.

In 2017 Bryan started Ohnysty Golf Design to further his career in the golf industry, working on design projects in the Edmonton area.  After one year on his own Bryan partnered with Paul Crough to start Ohnysty Crough Golf Design and move forward as one of the top Design/Build teams in the industry.

Education / Affiliations:

  • Landscape Management Diploma Old’s College – 2000

  • Turfgrass Management Diploma Old’s College – 2001

  • Golf Course Design Certificate University of Guelph – 2004

  • Level 3 First Aid Training – St. Johns Ambulance

  • Prime Contractors Certificate – ACSA

  • Open Excavation Certificate – ACSA

  • Stanley Thompson Society of Canada

Notable Golf Course Shaping Projects:

  • The Ranch Golf Club, Edmonton, AB

  • Stony Plain Golf Club, Stony Plain, AB

  • Edmonton Petroleum Golf & Country Club, Edmonton, AB

  • Capilano Golf Club, Vancouver, BC

  • Vancouver Golf Club, Vancouver, BC

  • Seymour Golf and Country Club, Vancouver, BC

  • Belvedere Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, AB

  • Edmonton Country Club, Edmonton, AB

  • Glendale Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, AB

  • Highlands Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, AB

  • Millwood’s Golf Course, Edmonton, AB

  • Lewis Estates Golf Course, Edmonton, AB

  • Kamloops Golf and Country Club, Kamloops, BC

  • Sturgeon Valley Golf and Country Club, St. Albert

  • Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton

  • Victoria Golf Course, Edmonton, AB

  • Vista Ridge Golf Course, Fort McMurray, AB

  • Legends Golf Club, Sherwood Park, AB

  • Sherwood Park Golf Club, Sherwood Park, AB

  • Black Mountain Golf Club, Kelowna, BC

Notable Golf Course Design Projects:

  • The Ranch Golf Club, Edmonton – Design and Implementation of a Complete Bunker Enhancement Program.

  • Stony Plain Golf Course - Drainage Improvements and Hole #6 Renovations 

  • Inglewood Golf and Curling Club - Conceptual Options for Hole #19 Development 

  • The Ranch Golf Club, Edmonton, AB – Design and Renovation of Existing Creek Bed on 14th Hole.

  • Lewis Estates Golf Course, Edmonton, AB – Conceptual Design Options for Tee Box and Bunker Redevelopments.
  • Millwood’s Golf Course, Edmonton, AB - Conceptual Design of a New Practice Facility.

  • Alexander First Nations, Alexander, AB - Conceptual Master Plan Design of a 18 Hole Golf Course 

  • Kinsmen Pitch and Putt, Edmonton, AB - Conceptual Tee Complex Improvement Plan 

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