Our Teaching Professionals

The McCleery Golf Academy team of PGA of Canada Teaching and Playing Professionals is led by Director of Instruction, Dan Axford. Dan heads up a team of skilled and passionate teaching professionals: 

  • Mike Vanderwolf - Long-time, well-known teaching professional in the Lower Mainland
  • Tom Flockhart - Winner of multiple junior and professional tournaments
  • Gordon Jarvis - Has a passion for helping people improve their game
  • Sandra Comadina - Provincial and National title winner

Our team of highly skilled and experience PGA of Canada Teaching and Playing Professionals are here to provide you with many options for a lesson program that is exciting for you. Whether you are a beginner or a budding tour player our goal is to lead you to play the great game of golf with enjoyment and satisfaction.

Muncie Booth - Director of Golf

Muncie Booth is one of those rare Golf Professionals – one who was a good enough golfer to actually play golf for a living. Less than one twentieth of professionals are that good. His professional career started when he successfully graduated from the Canadian Tour School.  Read More...


Dan Axford - Director of Instruction

On a farm in St. Thomas, Ontario, Dan Axford’s grandfather gave his five year old grandson a broomstick attached to a two by four - Dan’s first golf club. With this makeshift club, Dan fell in love with the game of golf.  Read More...


Mike Vanderwolf - Teaching Professional

Mike is a recognized leader among teaching professionals in Canada. In 2000 he was named PGA of British Columbia Teacher of the Year and has served as a PGA of Canada National Facilitator and Evaluator of its Teaching and Coaching Certification Program. Through such service Mike has counselled, trained and provided feedback to hundreds of Golf Professionals annually. Mike has helped many of the area’s top professional golfers over the years.  Read More...

Sandra Comadina - Teaching Professional

Sandra has been a member of the Canadian PGA since 1995, completing her “Class A” status from the Whistler Golf Course in 1999. She then moved to Vancouver and McCleery Golf Course to focus her time on teaching and playing.  Read More...



Gordon Jarvis - Teaching Professional

Since 2009, Gordon has spent time learning how to help people get better at golf. He has invested time and money learning from many prominent instructors, players and trainers throughout the golf world and enjoys sharing the strategies, mindset, and theory that can help you best.  Read More...