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MEET OUR TEAM

While our coaches, Charlie and Brandon, teach the techniques of golf, they don't simply stop there. Placing a great deal of importance on coaching to inspire, motivate, and guide their students, our coaches' passion is infectious. We are firm believers in the philosophy that coaches who thoroughly understand their students' needs and goals will be better able to teach them. For this reason, every lesson is tailored to the individual needs of each student. Want to get in touch with us and learn more about our coaches? Send us an email!

Coach Highlights:

Former Tour Player, Ontario Amateur Champion, Full Scholarship athlete in US

Senior Certified Instructor at The David Leadbetter Golf Academy over 10 years

AIMPOINT, TPI and K-VEST Certified Instructor

CHARLIE WOO
DIRECTOR OF GOLF ACADEMY W
BRANDON CHONG
HEAD TEACHING PROFESSIONAL

TEACHING CAREER
Founder & Director, Golf Academy W                 2011-Present

Coach of Team Ontario Players (2015&2016)          

Coach of Top Ontario Juvenile Player (2014&2015)

Coach of KPGA & ASIAN Tour Players                                 2010

 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER​

KPGA  Tour Player                                                        2006-2010   (Korean Professional Golf Association)

JGTO Tour Player                                                                    2007   
(Japan Golf Tour Organization)

ASIAN Tour Player                                                        2007-2010

ONE ASIA Tour Player                                                  2007-2010

AMATEUR PERFORMANCE​

Full Scholarship Athlete, University of Louisville     2001-2005

NCAA Cardinal Intercollegiate Champion                           2004

Best Player, University of Louisville                         2003&2004

Named All Conference USA Team                            2003&2004

Toronto Star Amateur Champion                             2002&2003

Ontario Amateur Champion                                                 2002

Member of Canadian National Junior Team           1999&2000

 TEACHING CAREER

Head Teaching Professional, Golf Academy W   2016-Present

The LGA Senior Certified Instructor                          2009-2016    

(The Leadbetter Golf Academy Korea)

Coach of KPGA & KLPGA Tour Players                      2009-2016

 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER​​

KPGA  Member                                                        2006-Present   

(Korean Professional Golf Association)

U.S. Professional Golfers College                              1999-2002

 

CERTIFICATIONS

AIMPOINT* Certified Instructor

T.P.I. Golf Fitness Certified Instructor LEVEL 1

K-VEST Certified Instructor

LUCAS KIM
JUNIOR ADVISOR AND MENTOR

ACHIEVEMENTS

Ontario junior winner                                      2011

CN future links winner                                     2011

Mandarin tour money leader                         2013

Mandarin tour money leader                         2014

Korn Ferry Tour                                       2015-2017   

Southern Ontario Open winner                     2019

GLT order of merit winner                              2019

CHAIYOUNG KIM
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

PR OR MEDIA INQUIRIES
 

For potential influencer or ambassador collaboration inquiries, please email Chaiyoung at info@golfacademyw.com.

SEONGMI KIM
JUNIOR COUNSELLOR/CONSULTANT

Seongmi is responsible for guiding and coaching junior students to become committed active golfers. She works directly with the Director of Golf Academy W to lead classes.

Languages: English, Korean, Chinese