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GedGed Stonehouse

 Has over 25 years experience in the Golf, Tourism and Marketing industries. Ged owns and operates The Stonehouse Marketing & Golf Group specializing in business case analysis, golf development, management and marketing support services.  Ged excels in creating strategic partnerships that are both economically and environmentally sustainable.


  • Golf Atlantic Canada (Golf Tourism Marketing Group) – Founding Chairman
  • Golf Nova Scotia (Golf Tourism Marketing Group) – Founding Chairman
  • The Canadian Tour’s TACT Committee - Board Member
    • (Tour’s Association Canadian Tournaments)
  • NGCOA – National Board Member
    • (National Golf Course Owners Association)
  • CSCM - Atlantic Region -President
    • (Canadian Society of Club Managers)
  • CSCM - National Board
  • TIANS (Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia) - Board member – automation committee
  • ACTA - Alliance of Canadian Travel Associations - National Board
  • ITP - Independent Travel Professionals - National President
  • WIN - World Independent Network of Travel Retailers
    • Vice President
  • Atlantic Canada Golf Industry Update – Enewsletter for industry
  • Atlantic Canada Golf Industry Data Base – Host – annual survey
  • Citizen of the year 1992


  • Owned and Operated Travel Agencies for 17 years (up to 5 at one time)
  • Brought together the Golf Industry in the four Atlantic Provinces to form a  marketing/operations group for Tourism
  • Worked with over 45 golf clubs in Canada with - marketing, business & operational analysis - development
  • Operated Golf Course ranked #1 in Atlantic Canada for customer service at the time
  • Prepared Operational Reviews, Master Plans, Business Case Analysis for existing private and public clubs
  • Travelled to several countries meeting with golf tour operators and industry people promoting Golf Tourism in Canada
  • Has been a leader in the industry over the years with hard work, creative ideas and the ability to build partnerships
  • Sat on Golf Atlantic’s automation committee, lead group to review, analyse and implement golf tee time reservation system
  • Worked with Golf Tourism internet sites to provide services for the golf courses and golf tours


  • Years of experience in Marketing, Tourism, Travel, Golf and Retail
  • Development and Production of Campaigns
  • Marketing strategies for golf courses and groups
  • Partnering, Cross promotions
  • Negotiations and Media buying
  • Art, design, production and delivery
  • Editorial negotiations and marketing
  • Publishes “Atlantic Golf Industry Update”
  • Has become a specialist in “Editorial Profiling” a cost effective way to market in the golf and tourism industries


  • Owned and operated businesses for the past 25 years
  • Built budgets, operating within them, maximising partnering opportunities
  • Developed a high level of service under a program titled "Raving Fans" - helping golf operators become Tourism ready
  • Created an atmosphere of teamwork within organizations, motivating employees to give their best

Atlantic Canada Golf Specialist

  • Has worked with the Golf and Tourism Industries in Canada for the past 20+ years – the past 13 here in Atlantic Canada
  • Has created the largest golf information data base available in Atlantic Canada
  • Created and negotiated strategic Golf Tourism partnerships for Atlantic Canada
  • Instrumental in bringing the Canadian Tour Events to New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland
  • Has worked with over 45 different golf development projects in Canada
  • Has a wealth of personal contacts within the Golf and Tourism industries in the region
  • Good working relationship with the major financial institutions focused on the golf industry

Partial Client List

  • The Lakes at Ben Eoin – Graham Cooke design Cape Breton - Business Case Analysis – packaging for investors
  • Aspotogan Ridge – Robert LeBlanc design Mill Cove – Business Case Analysis – Strategic Partnership packaging
  • Rebel Ridge Golf Club – Darrell Huxham design project in Fredericton NB – business case analysis / feasibility study – investor packages – Golf & Residential
  • The Lynx at Kingswood – A  Darrell Huxham design course in Fredericton voted best new course in Canada 2003 – marketing and operational support – Golf Residential in the planning
  • Bell Bay Golf Club – Tom McBroom course in Baddeck - marketing, management support services and event services – Golf Residential in the planning
  • Glasgow Hills Golf Club – New Glasgow PEI – a Les Furber design – operational support services, management selection support and marketing services
  • Fox Creek Golf Club – Business case review, marketing strategy – Golf residential
  • Ocean Links Village - Brule Point NS -Business case analysis, investors package – Golf Residential
  • Village of Charlo – NB – Inclusive tourism development including Condo Cottages – 50+ residential – golf course – KOA Campground- Golf Residential
  • Dundee Resort & Golf Club – operational review and service orientation training
  • Magnetic Hill Golf Club – Moncton NB -Operational and Financial Review for financing – Residential Development support – Golf Residential
  • The Links at Penhill – Shubenacadie NS - Les Furber design project on the Shubenacadie River in Nova Scotia – business case analysis – negotiations with municipality for the development agreement – agricultural land use analysis – Golf Residential next  to it Riverview Lane
  • Moncton Golf & CC – operational review / master-plan, negotiations with residential developer – Clayton Group – Golf Residential
  • ACOA Procurement Business Number 134454834PG0001

We have worked on over 45 projects here in Atlantic Canada…..
         12 Plus golf residential developments…
                  Currently 6 projects with Golf Residential

The Stonehouse Marketing & Golf Group

70 Mill Village Road
Nova Scotia  B0N  2H0
Toll Free   866-242-4494
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Ged Stonehouse - CV

Ged Stonehouse - President, Stonehouse Marketing & Golf Group
Ged is President of Stonehouse Marketing & Golf Group, a business development support company with expertise in, business case analysis, logistics, marketing, development and operations with special expertise in tourism and golf.  Ged has over 25 years experience working with golf and tourism facilities doing operational review, master planning, golf residential development and bringing together strategic partnerships. 

Ged’s wealth of highly relevant golf operations and development knowledge and experience is an important asset for any golf facility considering renovations, expansion or new development.  He was instrumental in setting up the first golf tourism marketing consortium in the country right here in Atlantic Canada. 

Currently his company does business case analysis, market analysis, investment, financing packaging, strategic partnerships, golf residential development and negotiations for the golf and tourism industries.

Ged has been a leader in the golf industry here in Atlantic Canada hosting the largest golf information database in the region as well as editing the Atlantic Golf Industry Update an industry ENewsletter keeping the industry current with what is happening in the region.
He has developed a real understanding of what the consumer / golfer desires when they come out to play….