Kristian lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba with his wife and two sons. Kristian works in the steel business as a product manager for Ryerson. He was born missing his left arm just below the elbow and started playing golf when he was 12 years olld. Kristian participated in his first amputee golf tournament when he was 16 and now leads our organization. Besides golf, he is a huge hockey fan and throws his support behind the Winnipeg Jets.
Gwen Davies was the Past-President of CAGA and the founding President. She was a right leg below knee amputee since she was three when her leg was amputated due to congenital problems. She held the title of Canadian Ladies Amputee Golf Champion, which she won 14 times from her first win in 1992 to her final win in 2010. She also won the Ladies British Amputee Open in 1995 and won the Australian World series of Golf event in 2002. In 2020, Gwen passed away and we are thankful for her tireless work to further amputee golf, her leadership, laughter and friendship.
In 1997 after a series of unfortunate medical events due to a hereditary blood condition, Glenn had a below-knee amputation of his right leg. The one thing that kept him fighting was his love of golf and within 2 months he was back on the course. His prosthetician introduced him to the CAGA organization in 2003 and shortly after, Glenn played in his first amputee tournament in Winnipeg, MB. He was very impressed by all the players and their enthusiasm for the game, as well as the caliber of golf.
Ann hails from Sudbury, Ontario and is currently living in Winnipeg with her husband Kristian and sons Sawyer and Theodore. Ann has a background in communications and is the Regional Director for Earls Kitchen + Bar in Manitoba. Ann became familiar with CAGA when she met Kristian and is passionate about securing new sponsorship for the tournament and funding for our athletes as well as seeing golf become an official sporting event in the Paralympic
Johannes is an above-knee (AK) amputee golfer currently living in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Johannes is the current BC Amputee Golf Association President. Prior positions include Tournament Chair for the 2012 and 2011 BC Amputee Open Golf Tournament, as well as for the BC Japan 2010 Disabled Golf Tournament. Past board membership includes Western Canadian Rep of the Canadian Amputee Sports Association, and a former Vice President of the Canadian Amputee Sports Association BC Division. Golfing accomplishments include current two-time defending Canadian Amputee and Disabled National Open Senior Champion, top 4 Canadian 4 years in a row, 2nd place in the 26th Annual National Amputee Golf Senior Championship 2015, and a 5 win one loss singles record at International Cup.
Rod was born missing his left leg below the knee, in Port Alberni, BC and moved to London, Ontario in 1986. Rod currently lives in London, with his wife Sherri and daughter Kayla. He is currently working at Dynacare in the warehouse as a Shipper and Ordering clerk. President of OALASA, Rod started playing golf in 1988, playing his first tournament in 1996. He has played in almost every Canadian Open tournament and has enjoyed travelling all over Canada, and a few places in the United States.