Associate Instructors

Richard Whitlam

PGA of Canada Class "A" Teaching Professional

Richard is best known for being the owner/manager of the Aquadel Golf Course for the past 35 years. His vast knowledge of the golf course industry was acquired both as a greenskeeper/superintendent and a head professional/manager. This unique perspective allows Richard to understand all facets of the game. Richard's passion for teaching is unmatched. He has taught golf for more than 25 years. From golf clinics of 50 people to private one on one lessons, no matter what your age or ability, you’ll find Richard the ultimate teaching professional. Many of his students have gone on to illustrious amateur or professional careers. Richard invites you to the new Chilliwack Golf Teaching Academy to discover the joys of golf and to make your swing the best it can be.

  • 25 years experience as a PGA of Canada golf professional

  • One of 15 professionals chosen from across Canada to write portions of the C.P.G.A.  teaching manual

  • Mentored by Hank Haney at his golf facility in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Excellent personal skills

  • Taught the very successful summer Aquadel Junior Golf Camp for 20 years where hundreds of young students learned the foundations of golf.

  • Helped thousands of golfers better their golf swings and knowledge.