Our Team

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Adam Tobin – Director of Golf

Adam joined the PGA of Canada in 2008 and has been recognized as a leader in the industry. He has serviced a number of clubs and facilities around the country, most recently at St. George's Golf and Country Club under the mentorship of Head Professional, Tim Moore. Adam held the role of Associate Golf Professional here at Whistle Bear Golf Club for three seasons and has also held senior positions at Tobiano Golf Resort and Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. In 2012 Adam was recognized as the Assistant Golf Professional of the Year for the PGA of Ontario and introduced into the Nova Scotia Legislature for his contributions to the game of golf. Adam was also recognized as The Retailer of the Year for the PGA of Ontario, and the Pat Fletcher National Retailer of the Year for the PGA of Canada in 2016.

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Tom Kinsman - Golf Course Superintendent

Tom joins us from the prestigious St. George’s Golf Club. As Associate Superintendent for the past 10 years, Tom has been involved with many significant events at St. George’s including the PGA Canadian Open and their entire greens rebuild last year. A passionate and skilled professional, we are excited to have Tom join the Whistle Bear family.

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Stephan McQueen - General Manager

Stephan McQueen began his career in Golf and Hospitality at an early age in Collingwood, Ontario. Stephan’s family are the owners of Blackhorse Golf and Resort in Kincardine. A highly respected course the family built from the ground up and designed on an old quarry site where he spent summers fuelling his passion for golf. 

Most recently, Stephan was the General Manager of Spencer's at the Waterfront in Burlington for more than eight years. He is excited to be back in the game of golf!

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Bryan Gibson - Executive Chef

Bryan began his culinary career at the early age of 16. He started his career at Ancaster Mill, but at the age of 18 left for chef’s school and worked in various restaurants in the Burlington/Oakville area. When Bryan completed chef’s school he returned to Ancaster Mill and cooked his way up the ranks to the position as Executive Chef.

Bryan has cooked at the prestigious James Beard House and in 2010 was awarded Top 30 Under 30 from the OHI. Bryan has an undeniable passion for food and is proud to now call Whistle Bear home.