Jan Best, Head Professional at Mt Brenton Golf Course. Originally from Germany, Jan and his family immigrated to Canada in the 1990s, residing in the Cowichan Valley ever since. He recieved his CPGA certification in 2008 shortly after finishing a bachelor’s degree in Political Science/Biology in 2006. Jan was a student member at Mt Brenton throughout university and familiarized himself with the golf course and many of its long standing members. He started working at Mt Brenton in 2009 as an apprentice and continued to participate in competitive golf, soccer and karate. After gaining valuable experience in the industry, in 2017 Jan was hired by Tom Monahan as head professional. He is thankful for having both a great employer and fantastic staff whose combined efforts facilitate their busy first-tee operations year round. Jan lives in Duncan with his wife Kate and son Quentin.