Meet the Team

Darren Arber (AA) PGA Head Professional

Darren has been the Head Professional at Halifax West End GC since April 2011, previous to this Darren was the assistant under David. Darren has come through the ranks at the Club having joined West End GC in 1989 as a junior member. He is qualified to fit all the brands that are on offer in the shop. He is respected by his peers for his coaching having helped many people improve their game and subsequent enjoyment. Darren also has a good knowledge of the rules having done his stage 1 of the refereeing qualification.

James Dix – PGA Assistant/Custom Club Fitter

James has just joined the PGA, and is currently training to become a Qualified PGA Professional He is adapt at all aspects of custom fitting and is fully qualified to fit PING golf equipment. He is knowledgeable about all aspects of golf latest trends.

David Rishworth (AA) PGA Professional

David has over 30 years experience as a Professional golfer, and was previously the Head Professional at Halifax West End GC before focusing on his Refereeing. He is now on an elite panel of golf referee in the country and has officiated in the USPGA Championship at Hazeltine in 2010. Any rules issues David is your man. David is fully qualified in all aspects of coaching and custom fitting and has a wide knowledge of the latest golfing products. He is well respected by his peers, and is always happy to have a chat.


Neil Arber – Sales Assistant

Neil is the non golfer of the team, but still has a wide range of knowledge in the sport. Neil’s son is the Head Professional at the club. He is an ardent Halifax RLFC fan, running the Clubs away travel and fund raising for the Club. He is always happy to have a chat and help you with any issues you may have.