Reggie Millage of Peterborough, Ont., has been named head coach for the Golf Association of Ontario.
In his new position, Millage will lead the GAO’s high performance programs, including Team Ontario and the regional team development programs.
“I am very humbled and excited by this opportunity to coach some of Ontario’s finest athletes,” said Millage. “I look forward to working and learning with the other great coaches in the province as we help Ontario’s junior golfers shine on the international stage.”
Millage is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, where he played on the NCAA Div. 1 golf team for four years and was also a member of Golf Canada’s national team from 1998-2000.
After turning professional, Millage played on various tours from 2000-2004 before shifting his focus to coaching while continuing to play competitively.
A Class A PGA of Canada professional, Millage is currently ranked 14th on the PGA of Canada Players rankings.
“Following an extensive search, the GAO is thrilled to welcome to Reggie to the team,” said Mike Kelly, GAO managing director of sport. “We have no doubt he will have an immediate impact on the Team Ontario program.”
Millage will also manage the implementation of the Provincial High Performance Strategic Plan, the High Performance Integrated Support Team (IST), as well as player identification, scouting programs and recruiting systems.