About Ed Hanczaryk
Turned professional in 1979, in Boulder Colorado; Member of the US PGA as well as Canadian PGA.
Low qualifier, PGA playing ability test, top 5% of class in PGA written exam.
Served apprenticeship at Sawgrass Country Club, Ponte Vedra, Florida, site of the Tournament Players Championship.
Head Professional, Pine Lakes Country Club, in North Florida
Coached The Jacksonville University Mens Golf Team, a Division 1 School.
Worked one-on-one with David Ledbetter, Bert Yancey, Craig Harmon, Paul Runyan, Davis Love Senior, Jack Lumpkin, Mitchell Spearman, and many other top instructors.
Co-produced a video "The Wright Swing"; a video textbook on a legendary teacher in North Florida, Norrie Wright.
Taught in Nova Scotia since 1988; coached the NSLGA Teams for 5 years.
Worked closely with Dr. Joe Parent, coach of Vijay Singh, and author of bestselling book Zen Golf. Annual Short Game/ Mind Game School held in Nova Scotia with Dr. Parent.
Recently named first Certified Zen Golf Instructor. www.zengolf.com
Named by the RCGA as Provincial Coach of the top 30 elite junior players in Nova Scotia, one of only 14 coaches in Canada. www.rcga.org/english/PlayerDevelopment/coaches.asp
Students locally have won Provincial championships, many club championships, accepted college scholarships, played in Canadian Open, web.com tour, and other events. Greatest successes are with the average golfer playing the best golf of his or her life.
Indoor training facility "Ed's Golf Studio", expands the season for thousands of golfers in the province.
Named Top 50 Teachers in Canada by The National Post
Voted by peers Top Teacher in Eastern Canada 4 years in a row.