Meet the Team
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.
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 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.
Claire Hulme – PGA Trainee Professional
Claire joined the team in 2021, and quickly established herself an integeral member of the team. In October 2021 Claire joined the PGA and will be in training and studying for the next 3 years. She is keen to learn and as her training allows will start to give golf lessons along with club fittings.