Head Professional……… Neil Bidewell
After winning the BC High School Golf Championships in 1993 Neil went on to study at Purdue University as well as the Universite Science Humaine in Strasbourg, France. In 1997, Neil joined the Canadian Professional Golfer’s Association apprenticing under Murray Poje at The Tsawwassen Golf & Country Club. In 2008 Neil joined the team at King’s Links by the Sea and also worked as the Event Coordinator for the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour. Neil hosted free junior golf clinics across BC sponsored by the Ford Go Golf! Junior Program and the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour.
Neil has recently become the Head Golf Professional at the Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club. He is a proud member of the Qualicum Rotary Club and a board member of the Qualicum Curling Club. In 2019 Neil won the Dick Munn Golf Professional of the Year Award for Vancouver Island. Neil loves the community of Qualicum and the Oceanside area.
Associate Professional….. Steve Busswood
C.P.G.A. Class “A” Professional since 1988
Bachelor of Physical Education UBC 1980
Steve turned Professional in 1983. His experience includes: Head Professional GolfTEC South Surrey, Head Teaching Professional Fairwinds GC. Learning Academy Director at Eaglequest, The Director of Golf at GolfTown Richmond, Director of Instruction at Meadows Golf Center, Teaching Professional at McCleery Golf Academy, Teaching Professional Delta Practice Center, Associate Professional at Ledgeview Golf and Country Club.
Trained as a Phys. Ed teacher, Steve has brought this skill of teaching athletics to his golf instruction. He enjoys the interaction with people helping his clients achieve new levels in their games. He looks forward to helping you achieve your goals and become the player that you have always wanted to be.
“My passion for the game and a desire to communicate my ideas and thoughts about golf, allows me to gain your trust and confidence. My consistent approach to teaching and coaching also provides a learning environment that allows for your confident improvement while creating an attitude that will be positive to your game!”
Pro Shop Assistant………. Larry Quiring
LQ was born and raised in Vancouver. He worked in the Radio and Television industry for many years. He has a passion for golf and brings a wealth of customer service experience to Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club. Began work in the Pro Shop in December 2012.