PGA Advanced Professional coach Martin Gallagher has joined Parc Penrhos and Penrhos Park Golf Club at Llanrhystud, near Aberystwyth.
He will head up and manage the club’s coaching with the aim of establishing Penrhos as one of the UK’s top independent golf clubs and a Golf Union Wales ‘Centre of Excellence’.
With 25 years’ experience as a pro behind him working in top golfing resorts all over the world, Martin brings the highest quality skills to the Mid Wales club.
Penrhos’ managing director, Rowland Rees-Evans, said: “We are pleased to have Martin on board. He has outstanding credentials and an excellent track record.
“We are confident that he can help us to offer a new, fresh dimension helping us to revitalise both the membership and coaching programmes by significantly extending our offering.”
Martin brings a truly global perspective after working at renowned golf resorts and courses around the world for the last 25 years, including Sunningdale (England), Portmarnock (Ireland), Ko Olina (Hawaii), Pevero (Sardinia, Italy) and most recently, Abu Dhabi Golf Club (U.A.E).
Gallagher said: “I am delighted to be back in the UK after many years abroad. Parc Penrhos is a beautiful setting and we’ve got all the right pieces here. I plan to put them all together to produce a complete golfing package.
“The local talent here is outstanding, so it’s my job to tap into that and, together with the management team, we will transform Parc Penrhos Golf Club into a centre of excellence. We will enhance the facilities and expand the coaching for all abilities and ages, in particular for girls and ladies.
“We will be able to continue to grow a thriving club membership delivering an impressive golf experience for all.”
Parc Penrhos is a privately owned family resort set in beautifully landscaped parkland, which offers golfers a championship 18-hole golf course, a nine-hole golf course, a new shop, restaurant, bar and the only floodlit driving range in mid Wales.
Club membership, coaching programmes and day tickets are available for families, couples, ladies and juniors throughout the year. The club welcomes day visitors and provides a warm and friendly welcome for all golfers of any age and standard.
For details please visit www.penrhosgolf.co.uk or call the Club on Tel: 01974 202999.