James Skrypec is your Director of Instruction at Deer Ridge Golf Club and your premier golf instructor in the Kitchener/Waterloo Region.
Throughout James' career, he has been able to learn and mentor under some of the most brilliant golf minds in Canada. Some of these people include; Laird White, Mark Burke, Liam Mucklow, Reggie Millage, Nick Starchuck, and Jason Helman. James has accumulated over 10 years in teaching experience. James continues to educate himself regularly.
James is unquestionably dedicated to the art of golf instruction and has set lofty goals for himself. To support these goals, in November of 2013, he embarked on a unique learning adventure through the Eastern United States to meet and learn from some of the most brilliant teaching professionals in the World - Sean Foley, Michael Hebron and Andrew Rice.
Throughout his career he has been fortunate enough to be part of Olde Florida Golf Club, The National Golf Club of Canada, The Golf Lab, Jasper Park Lodge Golf Club, Castle Stuart Golf Links, and Westmount Golf and Country Club.
James keeps his own game sharp currently ranked in the top 25 on the PGA of Canada and he won the 2018 PGA of Ontario's Fall Classic and the 2018 Westmount Oktoberfest Charity Pro-Am.
What some happy students say:
"You're a terrific instructor, the way you articulate your points make it easy to understand."
- Jennie P.
"I have heard so many great things about you before our lesson and now I will be contributing to those conversations."
- Don V.
"James, St. James, you helped me find it!"
- Neil K.