Truro Golf Club Staff Bios
Stuart Cox – Clubhouse Operations Manager – PGA of Canada
Stuart has grown up at the Truro Golf Club where he was surrounded by the game at an early age and actively took part in “Little Swingers” and Junior Clinics under then Head Professional, Rick Morley.
Stuart has extensive experience in competitive golf at all levels of play including; junior, amateur, collegiate, and professionally. With several invitational titles in 2006, Stuart capped off the successful junior career landing a position on the 2006 Nova Scotia Junior Team. Also in 2006, Stuart carded a minus 4 (68,70) winning the Truro Junior Club Championship with a record score and a 16 stroke victory.
In the fall of 2006, Stuart attended Northwood University in West Palm Beach, FL on Academic and Athletic scholarships. After a year of university, Stuart returned home for the summer to continue working and playing golf in Truro. That summer he won the 2007 Men’s Club Championship – a feat which his father has achieved a record holding 8 times.
In 2010 Stuart graduated from NU with a BBA in Accounting and four years of valuable golf and life experience. After successfully completing the PGA of Canada Player Ability Test tying as the low qualifier, Stuart became the newest Assistant Professional at the Truro Golf Club. In 2015 Stuart was hired as the Clubhouse Operations Manager.
Stuart takes an interest in all aspects of the game, loves to play when he can, enjoys club repair/building, and especially teaching the game of golf.
Caralynn Cullen – Course Superintendant
Born in Calgary and raised just west of the city in the community of Springbank. Caralynn attended Olds College for Turfgrass Management in the early 90’s and currently holds the position of President of the Atlantic Golf Superintendent Association (AGSA).
Having been in the golf course industry for over 26 years, Caralynn has made various stops along the way. Caralynn began her career at the Glencoe Golf & Country Club and Beaconsfield Club de Golf in Pointe Claire, Quebec. She had the opportunity of holding the position of assistant superintendent at Sundre Golf Club, Lewis Estates and Colonial Golf and Country Club then received her first Superintendent position in 1997, at Olds Central Highlands. In 2001 she relocated to Halifax where she was able to work in the construction and grow-in at the Links of Montague in Dartmouth before joining the Truro Golf Club in 2006.
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Sonya Gould – Food and Beverage, Banquets Co-ordinator
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Donna Rushton – Office Administration
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Cody Locke – Assistant / Golf Operations Manager
Born and raised in Brookfield N.S. Cody Locke has been playing the game of golf for most his life.
Starting at an early age Cody began his competitive golf career winning multiple junior club championships at River Run, Brookfield and the men’s title at Penn Hills. Provincially Cody was a Member of both the midget and juvenile Atlantic teams. Collegiately Cody was part of the Holland college golf team for the past two seasons, both of which his team took home the ACAA championship. Cody took home a 3rd place finish in the Abercrombie event and a 6th place finish at the Atlantic championships during the 2015 season.
Cody attended high school at SCA, after graduation Cody spent two years at DAL AC before switching career paths into the golf program at Holland college. Cody will graduate in the spring of 2017 from Golf Club Management. He will return to Holland college to finish his Professional Golf Management in the fall of 2017.
In the summer of 2016 he did his work placement at Cabot resorts where he gained experience within the Golf industry. This placement also helped him acquire his customer service skills which he brings to Truro. During his off time in Inverness, Cody either fine-tuned his game or caddied as a class A caddie on both courses.
Cody looks forward to the role of Assistant Professional at the Truro Golf Club and meeting all the members, customers and staff!
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