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
With a passion for
golf, Duane plans to Monday qualify as an amateur on the PGA Tour Canada.
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
Longest Drive 360 yards (flat no wind)
Par 4 Albatross (double
eagle) 269 yards
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.
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
- 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 Ace:
Course Record '64'
Featured in Magazines
What's in the Bag (MLH)?
ADAMS XTD Titanium 9*
Fairway Wood -
ADAMS Idea Pro Black 9031,
PING WRX S55, 4-Iron to P-Wedge, XX-flex
- PING WRX TOUR Gorge, 50SS,
PING WRX TR Shea H, UST Freq. Filtered
Bag & Cart -
C-130 and CLICGEAR 3.0
Golf Ball -
SRIXON Z-Star XV (pure white)
Rangefinder - LEUPOLD
Clubs Retro Fitted 'Balanced &
To protect his amateur status in golf, Duane Schiestel is making no
written and/or verbal claims as to his specific rate of
as a result of using golf clubs from Golf DNA,
nor is he endorsing any golf related products that he plays with.