Henry Brunton, BPE
PGA OF Canada Master Professional
Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher
US Kids Golf Master Junior Teacher
Henry Brunton is one of the most recognizable names in Canadian golf and is one of the world’s leading golf coaches and educators-a PGA of Canada Master Professional and the only Canadian listed among GOLF Magazine's Top 100 Teachers in Amercia. He was the Royal Canadian Golf Association's National Golf Coach from 1999-2011, the creator of the PGA of Canada's Teaching and Coaching Certification program.
A graduate of the University of Ottawa, Brunton has been a member of the Canadian PGA since 1984. In 2008, the PGA of Canada honored him with its highest standing - Master Professional. He was also named as the fourth Most Influential Person in Canadian Golf in rankings by Canada's National Post.
Brunton has a passion for developing elite junior golfers. He was Canada’s National Coach since the Royal Canadian Golf Association established its Player Development Program in 1999 to 2011. Teams led by Brunton won the 2001 Four Nations Cup Championship and the 2003 Americas Cup and have competed for Canada around the globe. Brunton coached the Canadian National Men’s Team to a Silver Medal finish at the 2006 World Amateur Championship in South Africa and the Canadian Junior team to a Bronze Medal finish in the 2010 World Junior Championship in Japan.
Brunton is a leader in coach training and education. In 1999, he was hired by the PGA of Canada to design and develop a national teacher and coach education program. The result was the highly acclaimed Teaching and Coaching Certification Program (TCCP). The TCCP is a mandatory training program for all PGA of Canada Professionals. He was a member of the task force that created the PGA of Canada/Golf Canada Long-term Athlete Development Guide. Brunton and Dr. Rick Jensen from Boca Raton, FL. have been contracted by the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) to develop and deliver a new TPI Education Track-Certified Golf Coach- this three level program will be conducted worldwide beginning in 2013.
Brunton is an accomplished author, speaker and consultant. In 2009, he published Journey to Excellence: The Young Golfer's Complete Guide to Achievement and Personal Growth and in 2012 High Performance Golf was released. Brunton has been a featured presenter at golf conferences throughout Canada as well as in Australia, Germany, England, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Japan, Trinidad and Tobago, in the United States for various PGA Sections, at the prestigious "Better Golf Through Technology" Conference at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 2009 he was a keynote speaker at the PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit in Port. St. Lucie, Florida. In 2010 Brunton was a featured speaker at the World Golf Fitness Summit in Orlando, Florida as well as the British PGA Junior Golf Summit at the Belfry. In 2011 he delivered keynote addresses at the PGA of America Inaugural Junior Golf Summit at Pinehurst and at the English Golf Union Coaches Summit in Birmingham, UK. In 2012 he presented his research paper at the World Scientific Congress of Golf V1 in Phoenix, Arizona.
In 2005, Brunton was the first, and only, Canadian recognized by GOLF Magazine as one of America's “Top 100 Teachers,” the publication’s survey of teaching excellence. In 2008 he became the first Canadian to be included among the U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Junior Teachers list. In 2009, he was named National Junior Leader of the Year by the Canadian PGA. In 2010, Brunton was the first Canadian recognized by the PGA's of Europe - an alliance of PGA's of 37 countries with its most prestigious honour - the Five Star Professional Award. In 2012, Brunton was named US Kids Golf Master Junior Teacher- the first Canadian to be so recognized.
Henry Brunton Golf is based at Eagles Nest Golf Club near Toronto-winter programs are conducted at The Metro Golf Dome in Toronto and at the PGA Center for Learning and Performance in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
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