USGTF & CGTF Level III Member, Montreal,Canada
Montreal, Canada, as one of the top instructors, Rafael Kalamat
is acknowledged as a drill- and method-teaching professional.
Rafael’s students include highly-skilled amateurs as well as
golf for 23 years, Rafael has developed a systematic yet simple
teaching method for golfers of all levels. However, it was
Rafael’s passion for the game that led him to such
establishments as the Professional Golf Management Program in
Toronto, Royal Montreal Golf Club, Falcon Golf Club, the
Golfologist Academy, and the Challenger Golf Club.
Rafael began his career in 1994, studying kinesiology and bio -
mechanics for golf, and then working at Dorval Golf Club under
the supervision of pro Bruce Eaves. Junior development programs
such as The Royal Canadian Golfers Association’s Future Links
program were the start of Rafael’s teaching journey. He soon
learned his real interest was kinesiology, technique, and the
assistance and benefits of technology for golf.
business and community, and establishing a reputation for his
future, was the next step. At Royal Montreal Golf Club, head
professional Bob Hogarth was an influence in shaping Rafael as
one of his assistant professionals while playing the
professional circuit. Working as a teaching professional for
three years at the Golfologist Academy and four years at The
Falcon Golf Club, Rafael has
had the opportunity to use state-of-the-art technology and work
alongside professionals David Hill and Martin Plante.
He is a Level III
member of the USGTF and the CGTF, and is currently the director
of golf at Club Cote De Liesse and the Director of Instruction
at West Island Golf. He is also on the radio every Saturday
morning on 800 CJAD-AM as host of “The Golf Show.”
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