Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

Rod Speake


Rod Speake has 27 years of established leadership success in the golf industry and 17 years as a Class A Superintendent.  Rod is currently working at DLF Pickseed Canada where he is a professional sales representative.  Rod graduated from Seneca College’s Golf Management program in 1995 and has worked at many golf courses including: Cedar Brae Golf and Country Club Bay of Quinte Country Club, Westview Golf Club, Deer Creek Golf Club and Mill Run Golf Club.  Rod’s work experience is in golf course maintenance and project management. He has completed many projects over the years such as new clubhouse construction, bunker renovation, tee deck construction, and an award-winning, million-dollar creek diversion project.

Volunteering is also something Rod has done throughout his career. He has served as vice-president of the OGSA, conference chair for the OGSA show, supported the CGSA, and coached minor hockey for the past 8 years - currently for the Minor Pee Wee AAA team of the Clarington Minor Hockey Association. 

Rod has lived in Bowmanville for the last 3 years with his wife Patricia and two children, Patricia is a dental hygienist, Braydon has just started High School and Kailyn is in her first year at the University of Guelph.  Summer time is spent golfing and spending time with the family at the boat in Bobcaygeon.