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Penrhos Park welcomes the arrival of top teaching pro

PGA Advanced Professional coach Martin Gallagher has joined Parc Penrhos / Penrhos Park Golf Club to head up and manage the club and its coaching, steering it forwards to transform it to become one of the UK’s top independent golf clubs.

With the only golf professional in this region of Wales, Penrhos plans to become a Golf Union Wales ‘Centre of Excellence’.

With 25 years of experience as a pro behind him working in top golfing resorts all over the world, Martin brings the highest quality skills to club near Aberystwyth. 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).

He 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.”