General Manager/Head Golf Professional: Frank McShane
Home Town: Sussex, NB
Education: Humber, PGM, Toronto, Ontario – 1999
Favorite Golfer: Greg Norman
What’s in the bag: PING G400 Driver, PING G400 3 wood, 3-PW PING iBlade, 50,54,58 PING Glide 2.0,
PING Cadence Counter Balance
Other: 2017 PING Club Fitter of the Year, 2015 Nike Bermuda Team Championship qualifier, 2016 Shark Shootout Champion, Team Atlantic Member at the Canadian Club Pro Championships, Mulitple time nominee for Club Professional of the year and Retailer of the year for PGA Atlantic Zone. Frank is also a certified Level 3 instructor with the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance and a Level 2 Coach with Canadian Ski Coaches Federation.
Frank McShane is no stranger to the Sussex Golf and Curling Club. Frank is originally from Sussex, and spent his junior career playing at the club. Frank ventured to Ontario in 1997 to enroll in the Professional Golf Management program at Humber College. Frank then spent years at Angus Glen, and Woodington Lake before heading home to Sussex. Frank then spent twelve years at the Amherst Golf Club as Head Professional and General Manager. Frank has been a PING staffer for over 13 years, and is a Master Fitter. Frank resides in Waterford, NB and has a wife and two kids.
Associate Golf Professional/Pro Shop Manager: Justin Shanks
Home Town: Sussex, N.B.
Education: Holland College, PGM, Charlottetown PEI
Favorite Golfer: Tiger Woods
What’s in the bag: TaylorMade M6 Driver, TaylorMade M6 3 wood, TaylorMade GAPR Low 3 Iron, TaylorMade P760 Irons, TaylorMade Milled Grind Wedges and a TaylorMade Tour Spider Black Putter.
Justin grew up in Sussex and was a member right here at the Sussex Golf and Curling Club for a number of years before leaving to attend Holland College in 2012. Justin is quite familiar with the course, and has had some success playing tournaments here including the 2012 New Brunswick Junior and the 2014 New Brunswick Men’s Amateur Championship that were both held here in Sussex. Aside from standing out on the course Justin also excelled in the classroom having been rewarded CCAA Academic All Canadian all three years at Holland College. Justin has competed in 7 National events all around Canada including the 2014 Ping CCAA National Golf Championship, which him and his team took home the first gold metal in College history. Out of college, Shanks moved to Fredericton to take his first position as a PGA of Canada Professional staying there for four years. Justin is now back where it all started and is looking forward to growing the game where he first learned it himself.