As Director of Golf at The Grand Golf Club for ten years, Shawn Cox oversees all of the resort’s golf operations. The Grand Golf Club is the centerpiece of Fairmont Grand Del Mar and has been recognized as a “Gold Medal Resort” by Golf Magazine. Cox completed the PGA’s specialty certification in instruction in 2005. He currently serves as Education Chairman on the SCPGA San Diego Chapter Board of Directors, a membership he has held over the past nine years, including a term as President in 2012-2013. Shawn was awarded the San Diego PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award in 2013. He currently serves on the Education and Teaching Committee for the Southern California PGA Section. Shawn is a Titleist Performance Institute Level 3 Certified Golf, Junior and Biomechanics Instructor. Prior to joining The Grand Golf Club, he served as Assistant Head Golf Professional at La Jolla Country Club and as Assistant Professional at Torrey Pines Golf Course, where he founded the Junior Golf Club. A native of Seattle, Cox holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington, where he was on the National and Rose Bowl Championship Football Team in 1991 and was inducted into the “Husky” Hall of Fame.