Position: Director of Golf
Phone: 207-781-3104 x126
Doug Van Wickler joined The Woodlands Club staff in 1995 as an Assistant Golf Professional. He was promoted to his current position as the Director of Golf in 1999.
His philosophy is that golf is a game and should be fun! He teaches people, not methods. Doug believes technology speeds the learning process. In addition to use of launch monitors and digital video analysis, he continues to be on the forefront of the technology curve by using the latest wireless body-motion systems from K-Vest.
Doug and his children Emma and William live in Falmouth.
Class A PGA member, Professional Golfers Association of America
PGA Presidents Council for Growth of the Game 2004
Maine Chapter PGA Teacher of the Year 2005
Golf Digest Magazine “Best Teachers in your State” 2000, 2002-2008
New England Section Merchandiser of the Year 2006 – Private Facility
National PGA Merchandiser of the Year nominee 2006
Maine Chapter PGA Merchandiser of the Year 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007
Maine Chapter PGA PGA Golf Professional of the Year 2009
Maine Chapter PGA Horton Smith Award 2012
Officer, Maine Chapter PGA
K-Vest Certified, Level 1 and 2