- Gary served his apprenticeship at Surfers Paradise under former Qld Junior State Coach, Mr Bill See-Hoe.
- Managed the Ashfield Golf Centre.
- Senior Assistant and Teaching Professional at Toowoomba Golf Club.
- With fellow Professional Paul Dangerfield, took Professional services to several Darling Downs, Warrego, and Lockyer Golf Clubs for many years, before taking up the postion as Club Professional at Borneo Barracks Golf Club in 1995
- In his first year on the Darling Downs, coached both Chinchilla and Gatton Juniors to the Pennant Final.
- Won Junior Pro-Ams at Warwick and Wynnum. Top 3 finishes at Gailes, Ingham, Dalby Pro-Ams. Finished 7th in the first Macs Mufflers $10,000 1 day Pro-Am.