Team Canada Coaching Staff - Henry Brunton


Henry Brunton – Head Coach of the Men’s National Team Program

Henry Brunton is the men’s head coach for Golf Canada’s Team Canada program, the creator of the Canadian PGA's Teaching and Coaching Certification program, a CPGA Master Professional and the only Canadian listed among GOLF Magazine's Top 100 Teachers in America.

A resident of Stouffville, Ont., he is a 27-year veteran member of the Canadian PGA and designed and developed the association’s national Teaching and Coaching Certification Program (TCCP). The TCCP is a mandatory training program for all CPGA Professionals.
Brunton has been national coach since the Golf Canada established its Player Development Program in 1999.

Teams led by Brunton won the 2001 Four Nations Cup Championship and the 2003 Americas Cup and have competed for Canada around the globe. Brunton coached the Canadian National Men’s Team to a silver medal finish at the 2006 World Amateur Championship in South Africa and the Canadian Junior Team to a Bronze Medal finish in the 2010 World Junior Championship in Japan.

Brunton has received considerable professional training from many of the foremost golf educators in the world. He has studied and participated in select programs in Scotland, Spain, Sweden, the United States and Canada. He is also an accomplished speaker and consultant. In 2010 Brunton was a featured speaker at the World Golf Fitness Summit in Orlando, Florida. As well, he is a Member of the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Advisory Board.

In 2005 and again in 2011, Brunton was the only Canadian recognized by GOLF Magazine as one of America's “Top 100 Teachers,” the publication’s survey of teaching excellence.

In 2008 he became the first Canadian to be included among the U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Junior Teachers list. In 2009, he was named National Junior Leader of the Year by the Canadian PGA.

In 2010, Brunton was the first Canadian recognized by the PGA’s of Europe – an alliance of PGA’s of 37 countries with its most prestigious honour- the Five Star Professional Award.

In addition to his work with the Canadian men’s National and Development Team, Brunton also leads “Strive for Excellence,” a comprehensive year-round coaching and training program for aspiring high-level junior and collegiate golfers at his home base at Eagles Nest Golf Club in Maple, Ont.