A professional golfer since 2005, Oliver is passionate about golf and golf course design. Having competed all across North America he has been fortunate to visit many of the US and Canada’s top golf clubs, along with others not as well known. Coupled with a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture degree, Oliver brings an understanding and perspective unique to the golf industry. He is especially interested in how the design of golf courses can be used to maximize the enjoyment of game and to minimize the environmental footprint.
Oliver lives in Vancouver, BC with his wife and son and can be found at the University Golf Course where he works and coaches golfers of all levels. Throughout the year he competes regularly and writes golf course reviews for Score Golf.
Born in Scotland and raised in Eastern Ontario, Oliver has been playing golf since he was nine years old and has been competing since the age of 13 years. He turned pro in 2005 after a successful athletic and academic career at the University of Guelph. This included winning individual and team provincial championships and representing Canada at the World Collegiate Championships. He was named a three time OUA All Star and University of Guelph Athlete of the year.
Since 2005, Oliver has lived in Vancouver and has based his competitive career from the West Coast. He has a strong passion for design, travel, and sport. With an honours degree in Landscape Architecture and professional experience in the industry, he has expertise in the design of outdoor space, golf course architecture and sustainability.
In 2012, Oliver launched Fore Green in an effort to increase the conversation of sustainable golf and sustainable golf business throughout North America.
He works at the University Golf Course in Vancouver, BC.
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- 2015 PGA of Canada Player Ranking - 6th
- 2014 Sani Marc Coupe Canada Champion
- 2014 PGA of BC Assistants Champion
- PGA of Canada Professional 2014-2016
- PGA TOUR Canada Member (formerly Canadian Tour) - 2008-2013
- Vancouver Golf Tour Member - 2008 - 2016 inclusive
- Best PGA TOUR Canada finish - T9th, 2012 Great Waterway Classic
- Best International finish - 2nd, 2009 Lime Jamaican Open
- PGA TOUR Canada 2012 OOM - 66th
- Vancouver Golf Tour 2012 OOM - 7th
- Competitive Low Round - 64 Victoriaville GC, Fraserview GC, Victoriaville GC
- Great Lakes Tour Member - 2005, 2007
- Represented Canada at the 2004 World University Championships
- OUAA First Team All Star 2000, 2002, 2003
- University of Guelph Golf Team MVP - 2000, 2002
- Played competitively in Canada, USA, Mexico, Jamaica, Spain, Scotland, England, Germany, Thailand