Todd McGrath has taken over as head professional at the Thornhill Golf and Country Club in Thornhill, Ont.
McGrath served as director of golf and tennis for the past six years at the Cutten Club in Guelph, Ont.
As a junior in the Quebec Golf Association, McGrath played and worked at the Smith’s Falls Golf and Country Club in the Ottawa Valley and turned professional in 1997, when he joined the Canadian PGA.
After attending Carleton University, he joined the Professional Golf Management program at Toronto’s Humber College and graduated in 1999 before becoming an assistant professional at Greystone Golf Club in Milton, Ont.
After two years at Greystone, he joined the Hamilton Golf and Country Club in Ancaster, Ont., as an assistant professional, where he helped institute a regional junior competitive tournament and played a role in the McMaster University golf team winning the OUAA title.
He joined the Cutten Club in 2005 and his golf shop was regularly recognized by local media among surrounding golf shops from 2006 to 2010.
He was also the recipient of a regional clubfitter award from PING in 2007 and was named Ontario PGA Merchandiser of the Year for 2010.