About Brian Affleck
Brian Affleck wants to share his passion for the game of golf. He is doing so by helping grow the game through and simple and enjoyable process. His passion lies with junior golf development. Today's youth are the future of golf. Brian's mission is to give them the tools to learn the game, and enjoy it while doing so. Brian is married with three daughters and currently resides in New Glasgow, NS.
Brian's professional golf career has taken him all across North American and even to Morocco (Northern Africa). Since turning pro in October 2010, Brian has played on several mini-tours in Florida and played on the eGolf Tour in the Carolinas. Due to financial constraints, his focus has shifted to helping grow the game by joining the PGA of Canada in May 2013.
With one win under his belt on the Florida mini-tours and a close call at PGA TOUR Canada qualifying school, Brian is currently playing competitively on the PGA of Canada Atlantic circuit. In 2014, Brian claimed the PGA of Canada Atlantic Player of the Year Award. The season was highlighted by a playoff runner-up finish at the Zone Championship and wins at the Stanope Open and the Tour Championship.
Brian is an accomplished golfer at all levels of the game. He attended Potomac State College of WVU on a golf scholarship. During his two seasons, he won 14 tournaments, including a runner-up finish in the NJCAA National Championship. Brian's success did not go unnoticed while at Potomac State, he was awarded the 2009 Male Athlete of the Year. He also earned First-Team All-American status during the 2008-2009 season.
Brian also was awarded with the Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities. This is awarded to students who enhance the positive image of students through contribution to the community and the school. This award is a prime example of how Brian expects to lead by example to help juniors not only on the golf course, but in all aspects of life as well.
Brian had a very successful junior career being named Nova/Canso Junior Golfer of the year twice. Brian started playing competitively at the age of 12 and won over 30 tournaments from ages 12-18. He also played on the Nova Scotia Juvenile team and had 3 top 15 finishes at Provincials. At the age 17, Brian shot a course record 63 (-9) at Glen Lovat Golf Club and to this day, he still holds the record.