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Employment Opportunity

I'll be looking to recruit either a Trainee PGA Professional who is under the banner of the PGA or a fully qualified Assistant PGA Professional to join me at The Whitecraigs Golf Club.  I'll be taking up the position as Club Professional on 11th August and am keen to recuit an enthusiastic worker who shares my passion for golf!

I'm looking for an Assistant who is organised, forward thinking, able to work on own initiative, reliable, dedicated and well presented.  Whilst the position will be predominantly shop based, there is an opportunity for development in coaching and custom fitting. 

If you're interested to speak to me further about this job opportunity, I'd love to hear from you with a covering letter of application along with current CV.  Please email me at: davidorrgolf@hotmail.com ASAP

The position is FULL TIME with flexibility on seasonal shifts.  

http://www.pga.info/become-a-professional/training-applicant-vacancies/whitecraigs-golf-club.aspx

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Leading Radar Technology FOR SALE

FOR SALE AND AVAILABLE NOW

TRACKMAN 3

Fully serviced by Trackman in Denmark and complete with brand new camera eye. 

Trackman have advised me on the asking price and they deem it to be a very fair one.  

Trackman 3 for sale

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Temporary Part Time Work RIGHT HERE

We are looking for an enthusiastic golfer seeking part time work over the summer months and could be extended to periodic shift work beyond September.

The Pro Shop here at Eastwood, and probably most Golf Clubs, is the hub for members/visitors!  A busy environment with lots going on and we're looking for someone to join us and become very much part of the team!  Get involved with chatting to the members, engage with our visitors and provide a first class customer service to all who visit us at the Golf Club.

The successful candidate should be aware of the demands within the Pro Shop and be a team player - working with our other members of staff to make sure the members' needs are met at all times.  Key skills should include:

1. Great interpersonal skills and a good/clear communicator both to members of the team and to visitors.

2. Team Player - must be able to work in a team environment.

3. Knowledge of golf is very advantageous and preferred

4. Computer skills - be able to operate internet/powerpoint/excel.

5. Polite and well mannered and have a friendly and welcoming personality.

Hours of Work:

We have Sunday shifts available which are from 8am - 4pm; also scope for other 'floating' hours through the week if necessary.  Ideally a start date of mid-June through to September.

Letters of application, along with a C.V., should be sent to me via email at davidorrgolf@hotmail.com.

Look forward to hearing from you!

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Putting in the Prep

Winter in this country - especially this one - seems to last a long time!  All the more reason to make time for some practice on your own game. 

This past winter I had the pleasure of working with various golfers on my 'Winter Performance Plan' - golfers of ALL abilities.  Some beginners, some high, some mid and some low handicappers and each player got something different from it.  My plan provides a good structure for well planned out practice over the winter months and allows each player to either make the necessary changes or work on existing technique so that come the start of the season, you're not on the back-foot.

Thank you to those who have signed up this year and want to wish you all the best for the season ahead!  Now that the warmer weather seems to be with us, the season is now underway!

Details of my next performance plan will be released around September time so if you're keen to sign up, keep an eye out on my website for further details.

Have a great season folks!

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