David Bolton and Daryl Stubbs are the owners of Pacific Golf Academy. They have been leaders in the golf industry for over 20 years. After 16 years of leading the golf coaching industry and operating the most successful golf academy in Richmond, they raised the bar. In 2013, in a continuing effort to provide the best learning experience for their students, they opened a world-class golf training facility. The technology that Pacific Golf Academy has available is the best in the world and is what PGA Tour players use to work on their golf game.
David and Daryl have amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience through both competing at the highest level (having won more than 75 professional events combined) and working and collaborating with some of the best golf instructors in North America.
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From an early age, Richard believed that hard work and perseverance produced desired results. His background in music and art helped him develop a love for practice and an understanding in the value of patience.
After a successful junior golf career, Richard was recruited by Western Washington University's golf program with a full scholarship, where he studied education and recreation. After graduation, he then pursued his career path in becoming a golf professional. Richard has been certified by the Titleist Performance Institute for fitness training. He is able to identify the physical strengths and weaknesses of each individual through a screening assessment. Richard expresses the importance of proper swing mechanics and fundamentals, as it can produce power and stability while also preventing injury.
SergejDronov was born in Belgrade, Serbia and grew up in Vancouver, BC Canada. He is a PGA of Canada Class “A” Professional with 12 years of experience and over 7,000 hours of instruction given. In the pursuit of growing the game of golf, Sergej moved to Shenzhen, China where he spent 18 months coaching elite Chinese junior golfers. In that time, he gathered valuable knowledge of the culture and the golfing industry overseas. China proved to be a stepping stone into a career path that is now devoted to teaching golf to Canada’s youth.
Growing up with elite instruction and having played in several major junior, amateur and professional events; these experiences have proved to be his biggest asset when it comes to teaching. To this day, he believes that golf, through its dynamic challenges, has the power to be the most rewarding sport for all aspects of life.
MEWAIL KIDANE “MO”
Mewail, who also goes by "Mo", was born in Frankfurt Germany and at the age of 3 moved to Vancouver, BC with his family. Mo grew up playing at one of Vancouver’s most populargolf courses, Fraserview Golf Course. Mo currently holds the course record at Fraserview with a round of 63 (9-under par).
Mo’s experience in competing in junior, amateur, and professional golf tournaments have equipped him with priceless knowledge and an incredible understanding of how to transfer these experiences into an easy communicative form that any level of golfer could understand.
Mo is a big believer in working hard, practicing often, and pushing oneself for greatness.