Everest Academy

Golf Coaching Staff

Everest Coaching Staff – Henry Brunton Golf

Henry Brunton’s team of coaches is the most outstanding team of high performance coaches in the country. The entire coaching staff will work with the athletes throughout the year.

Everest Golf has been led by Henry Brunton and his Coaching Staff since the inception of the school. Everest Golfers will experience a comprehensive and systematic approach to their training. There is an intensive focus on improving on fundamentals, swing technique, ball striking skills, short game proficiency, on course performance and personal development. Everest Golf is an ideal program for athletes focused on an NCAA path. Henry Brunton and his team have an unparalleled record in Canadian golf for developing junior golfers who graduate to NCAA and CIS University golf teams and onto the professional tours. Recruiting guidance and support is provided to Everest Golf Athletes as part of the program. As well, Everest Golfers can access the GenNXT Orlando Golf Academy at Eagle Creek Golf Club operated by Henry Brunton Golf- opportunity to study, train and compete in Florida.

Henry Brunton, BPE
PGA OF Canada Master Professional
Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher
US Kids Golf Master Junior Teacher

Henry Brunton is one of the world’s leading golf coaches and educators- a PGA of Canada Master Professional and the only Canadian listed among GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America. In addition to being a four- time national award recipient by the PGA including 2016 National Teacher of the Year, he is recognized by Golf Digest – “Best in Country”; US Kids Golf- Kids Master Teacher, by the PGA’s of Europe with its most prestigious honor- The 5 Star Professional Award and by Future Champions Golf as a Top 25 Elite Junior Coach in the USA.

Brunton served as the Canadian National Team Coach from the inception of the acclaimed program in 1999 until 2011. He led teams to several international victories around the globe and has coached and developed 4 world junior champions; 2 NCAA Men’s DI champions, 16 NCAA All-Americans and a host of athletes who have graduated onto the Web.Com, PGA and LPGA Tours.

A graduate of the University of Ottawa, Brunton is the creator of the PGA of Canada’s Teaching and Coaching Certification Program. He is the author of “Journey to Excellence” and “High Performance Golf”. Henry and Dr. Rick Jensen conduct professional development seminars nationwide for PGA/LPGA Professionals under the Certified Golf Coaches brand. Henry Brunton Golf is based in Canada at Eagles Nest G.C. near Toronto and in the USA at Strawberry Farms GC in Irvine, CA; and, at Eagle Creek GC in Orlando, FL.

  • Canadian PGA Master Professional
  • Golf Canada National Men’s Coach
  • One of the most recognizable names in Canadian golf
  • One of the world’s leading golf coaches and educators
  • The Royal Canadian Golf Association’s National Golf Coach
  • The creator of the Canadian PGA’s Teaching and Coaching Certification program
  • CPGA Master Professional
  • Only Canadian ever listed among GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America and the US Kids Top 50 Kids Teachers
  • Been a member of the Canadian PGA since 1984
  • Canadian PGA honored him with its highest standing – Master Professional – 2008
  • The fourth Most Influential Person in Canadian Golf in rankings by Canada’s National Post
  • Awarded the Jack McLaughlin Award as the CPGA National Junior Teacher of the Year – 2009

Michel Sonnenburg, BA

Mich Sonnenburg is an Assistant Coach with Henry Brunton Golf at Eagles Nest and the Everest Golf Program. A native of Massey, ON, Mich was graduated from Georgian College with a Bachelor of Business Golf Management Degree. He is a Class A Member of the PGA of Canada, serving as an Assistant Professional at the Cedar Brae Golf Club and the National Golf Club of Canada before assuming his current position with Henry Brunton Golf.

Mich has a deep passion for the game and helping other improve. He was a member of the Georgian College Grizzlies and has competed in many top level amateur events before turning professional.