Sam Chapman

Director of Golf, Blackstone & Black Bear

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Sam Chapman

Role:Director of Golf, Blackstone & Black Bear
Serving Since:2010
Phone Number:770.330.7103
  • Sam Chapman is from Topeka Kansas where he attended Topeka High School and was in the class of 1983
  • Sam began playing golf at the age of 4 under the tutelage of his father, Bud Chapman. Sam was the fifth child of a family consisting of three girls and two boys, Mother’s name is Betty Chapman.
  • Junior golf career included, Topeka City Junior Championship, 10-12 division, 13-15 division and also the 16 to 18 division.
  • Senior Year Kansas State 6A High School Champion, at Alvamar Golf Club in Lawrence Kansas
  • Was a two time club champion at Topeka Country Club in 1983 and 1984.
  • Attended the University of Kansas for two years before turning Professional to play golf professionally.
  • 1985 PGA Tour School Causality
  • 1986 Qualified for the Tournament Players Association Golf Tour
  • Attended the San Diego Golf Academy in 1987 with Associates Business Degree in Golf Management
  • March 1989 started as an Assistant Golf Professional at North Shore Country Club, in Glenview Illinois, working for Bill Ogden
  • 1991-92 Bermuda Dunes, as an Assistant Golf Professional to Bill Ogden
  • January 1994 Became Class “A” Members of the PGA
  • 1995 Assistant Golf Professional Maple Bluff CC in Madison, WI
  • 1996-1999 Assistant Golf Professional Westmoreland CC, in Wilmette, IL
  • 1998-2000 Associate Golf Professional at The Vintage Club, in Indian Wells, CA
  • 2000-2007 GM / Head Golf Professional Blaketree National Golf Club, Montgomery, TX
  • 2008 GM / Head Golf Professional Canongate at Lake Windcrest Golf Club, Magnolia, TX
  •  April 2010 Director of Golf Canongate Colorado, Now Club Corp, Blackstone Country Club, Aurora Colorado, Black Bear Golf Club, Parker Colorado
  • November 2014 Champions Tour Causality
  • 21 Years as a PGA Member
  • Married to Diane Chapman 15 years
  • 2 Daughters, Grace 13 and Ella 11

Career facts:

  • Career Hole-n-ones 5
  • First time to break 80, 13 years old Denver CC 78
  • Career Low 58 Wigwam Blue Course January 2013