Oakville’s Zachary Creed (Zack Creed) has played and worked at some of the best golf courses in the United States.
It was during a 2015-17 stint working in Sales & Marketing for Midas Event Supply (MES) in Ontario, California that Zack Creed considered expanding into the Canadian market—along with the company. It turns out that he has a knack for marketing, exceeding $100,000 in new sales in his first six months on the job at MES.
But playing and teaching are Zack’s first loves, roles he combined while living for several years in Indiana. Zack worked as an Assistant Golf Professional at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel from 2009 to 2012. A highlight of his tenure there was serving as a Tournament Liaison for the U.S. Senior Open Championship in 2011 and for the 2012 BMW (Fedex playoff)..
Zack also enjoyed organizing an Advanced Junior Golf Program for aspiring professionals, and college and high school standouts. One aspect of his position at Crooked Stick involved playing rounds with celebrities, sports stars and politicians.
Zack qualified for and played in the 2012 and 2013 Indiana Open tournaments. He was a finalist for Indiana Professional of the Year in 2014, while working as co-first assistant professional at Highland Golf & Country Club in Indianapolis from 2014-15.
He also worked at The Hawthorns Golf & Country Club in Fishers, IN, from 2012 to 2013, assuming the duties and responsibilities of the Director/Head Pro for four months.
As a seasonal employee over the course of 10 years, Zack Creed has worked and played at some of the best courses in Florida, including The Polo Club in Boca Raton, Jupiter Hills, and Old Palm Golf.
While studying Professional Golf Management (PGM) and recreation management at The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), Zack was named 2009 Player of the Year.
He honed his skills during PGA internships at La Costa Resort (Carlsbad, CA), Grayhawk Golf Club (Scottsdale, AZ), N.J. National Golf Club (Somerset, NJ) and Crooked Stick Golf Club (Carmel, IN).
Zack Creed has volunteered at numerous PGA tournaments throughout his career, including Par for the Cure, which raises funds for breast cancer research, for four years.
After first being elected into the PGA in 2010, Zack is exploring a return to active status in Canada.