Patricia Fletcher Tate was born into a golf family. Her father, Pat Fletcher was one of the most respected golf professionals in Canada. Known as a tournament winner, successful Head Pro, and respected teacher he was a dedicated mentor to young professionals. The playing of golf and the business golf were constant dinner topics.
Pat has always been an avid player and student of the game and has sought out instruction from a number of gifted golf professionals. She has taken particular interest in swing mechanics and her deep rooted desire to play better golf led to her writing and publishing Golf Simplified.