Schiestel HOUSE

Elite Player Optimization




Your source to deliver
real golf improvement

[using Six Sigma & Lean]




 Vice President

Duane Schiestel, BBA

Duane picked up a golf club at age 12.  By age 15, he had carded a 69 with 17 GIR’s, as he reduced his handicap from 14 to 4 over 4 months.  For his science fair projects he conducted advanced statistics utilizing DOE experiments and was awarded Silver Medallist at Canada-Wide (National) Science Fair competition.  At age 14 (grade 9), Duane was a keynote speaker at International Taguchi Methods Symposium on robust design, following VP of Ford on stage.  For his high school project, he evaluated 16 Sand Wedges and determined his unique fitting parameters.  His overall putting distance fell 16% for lower stroke average.

While in high school, Duane functioned as a Six Sigma Brown Belt.  Dynamic coach, problem solver, leader and sensei.  He has had his research published internationally, has been featured in two magazines, one book and a radio interview.  He co-authored “Decoding Golf's DNA – 150 Methods™.”  With a passion for golf, Duane plans to Monday qualify as an amateur on the PGA Tour Canada.

Duane is the holder of the following golf related records:

  • + Handicap (< 0)

  • Course Record 64

  • Tournament Low 66

  • Lowest 9 holes 30

  • Fewest Putts 23

  • Par 3 Hole In One 130 yards

  • Longest Drive 360 yards (flat no wind)

  • Par 4 Albatross (double eagle) 269 yards

Completed Honours Business Administration (BBA) from Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU).

Harry and Duane formulated a holistic systems approach aimed at player optimization for breakthrough improvements. Their Elite Golf Achievement Portfolio (Intellectual Assets) is over 140 pages in length.
NOTE:  the majority of our Elite Golf Achievement Portfolio has never been published into the public domain, and is available to a tour player only after s/he signs a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Golf DNA.

Hole In One

Albatross (1) - Hole 4, Seaforth Golf & Country Club
269 yard Par 4, 15-Aug-2012, Titleist 906F2 3-Wood
Probability of a Par 4 Ace


Par 3 Ace (1) - Hole 11, Rockway Golf, Kitchener
130 yard Par 3, 06-Sep-2011, Mizuno MP-30 PW
Probability of a Par 3 Ace13,000:1

Course Record '64'

Featured in Magazines


What's in the Bag (MLH)?

Driver - ADAMS XTD Titanium 9* Adj. XX-flex
Fairway Wood - TITLEIST 906F2, 3-Wood
Hybrid -
ADAMS Idea Pro Black 9031, 3/20
Irons - PING WRX S55, 4-Iron to P-Wedge, XX-flex
Wedges - PING WRX TOUR Gorge, 50SS,
54SS, 58SS
Putter - PING WRX TR Shea H, UST Freq. Filtered
Bag & Cart - SM
C-130 and CLICGEAR 3.0
Golf Ball - SRIXON Z-Star XV (pure white)
Rangefinder - LEUPOLD GX-4
Clubs Retro Fitted 'Balanced & Blueprinted'

NOTE:  To protect his amateur status in golf, Duane Schiestel is making no written and/or verbal claims as to his specific rate of improvement  as a result of using golf clubs from Golf DNA, nor is he endorsing any golf related products that he plays with.

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