Darren Kelso - associate professional
PGA of Canada
class "A" teaching professional
Darren has been a member of the PGA of Canada for over 20 years. He started his Professional career at Carleton Golf & Yacht Club under renowned local PGA of Canada Professional Graham Gunn. Darren’s professional career took him in a full circle from Calabogie Highlands Golf Club, to Renfrew Golf Club, to Deerhurst Golf Resort, to the Landings Golf & Teaching Centre in Kingston before leaving to Indonesia in 2003.
In Indonesia, Darren started as the Teaching Professional at Cengkareng Golf Club before opening his own Golf Academy with a Launch sponsored by the Canadian Embassy. Darren was named National Team Coach of Indonesia in 2007 and trained both male and female teams for the SEA Games. He has conducted clinics at European Tour Events in Indonesia and starred on the TV show called Golf Plus as the Instructor. He also made dozens of swing tip TV commercials that aired on Metro TV for many years.
Darren taught golf for the OAC Golf Academy last summer and is dedicated to lower the handicap of every golfer he meets. He is easily approachable and enjoys golf to the fullest.