Portsmouth Golf Centre Meet the team

Our fantastic team

Portsmouth Golf Centre would like to introduce you to all our friendly staff who are ready to help you with any aspect of the great game of Golf.

Our PGA Professional Coaches

Simon Andrews PGA Qualified Coach Portsmouth Golf Centre

Simon Andrews

PGA Qualified Coach

Simon is one of our lead coaches, he qualified as a PGA Professional over 15 years ago. He is currently Hampshire Men's first team coach. Simon has coached elite players at major championships, including The Masters and The Open Championship. Simon also enjoys coaching players of all abilities.
David Egan PGA Qualified Coach Portsmouth Golf Centre

David Egan

PGA Qualified Coach

David joined the business in 2004 and qualified as a PGA Professional in 2010. Through coaching and custom fitting David enjoys helping all golfers reach their full potential whether it be an accomplished player lowering their handicap or helping a beginner progress to the course. He offers individual and group lessons
Lee Nother PGA Qualified Coach Portsmouth Golf Centre

Lee Nother

PGA Qualified Coach

Lee joined the business in 2004 and qualified as a PGA professional in 2011. Lee enjoys coaching every aspect of the game and coaches beginners to elite level golfers. Lee also has a passion for developing junior golf.
James Moore PGA Qualified Coach Portsmouth Golf Centre

James Moore

PGA Qualified Coach

James has been coaching here for over 15 years, he enjoys delivering playing lessons on the Golf Course, this helps you put into practise what you have learnt on Golf range. Coaching a wide variety of players, James enjoys coaching any ability of golfer.
Mark Sawford PGA Qualified Coach Portsmouth Golf Centre

Mark Sawford

PGA Qualified Coach

Mark joined the team in 2015 and qualified as a PGA professional in 2018. Mark continues to develop his coaching techniques and knowledge. Mark coaches all aspects of the game from short game through to swing technique.

Our specialist Custom Fitters

James Blatch

James Blatch

Custom Fit Specialist

James is one of our specialist custom fitters. James is a scratch golfer, he is a member of Hayling Golf Club and enjoys playing competitively and for fun. James is our Srixon & Cleveland Ambassador. He has full product knowledge with all our brands and can fit any level of player.
Harry Taylor

Harry Taylor

Custom Fit Specialist

Harry is one of our specialist custom fitters. Harry is an accomplished player and plays off 4, he is our Titleist Ambassador. He has full product knowledge with all our brands and can fit any level of player. With all the latest fitting technology including trackman 4.

Our knowledgable Retail Team

Nicky Knight

Nicky Knight

Retail & Shop Manager

Nicky has been in the business for 22 years, her role has always been retail, specifically Ladies Apparel and Footwear, however her focus has changed onto Marketing and enjoys being our 'social guru!' Although she is still very much involved in the daily running and buying of Apparel and Footwear.
Tony Lee

Tony Lee

Office Manager

Tony has been part of the team for 24 years, he plays off 6 and is the only Left handed golfer here! Tony has extensive knowledge of the products we stock and can help any level of player. Tony manages our back office, keeping a check of stock coming in, prices, customer orders and much more.
Steve Oxford

Steve Oxford

Shop Floor Manager

Steve has been a member of the team since 1996 and is one of our shop floor managers, Steve has an exceptional rapport with our regular customers, Southsea Golf Club members and first time customers, he has an extensive knowledge across all the brands of Footwear we stock.
Matt Healy

Matt Healy

Retail Team

Matt joined us in 2017, he has an eye for Fashion and keeps up with all the latest high street trends. This is reflected in the apparel we have in store today. Matt is one of the key clothing buyers for PGC, he makes up part of our Apparel Team. Matt is our Adidas Golf Ambassador and enjoys merchandising the store.
Elliott Smith

Elliott Smith

Retail Team

Elliott joined the team in 2019 after gaining his degree from Chichester University in Sports Science and Coaching, He is a keen golfer and aims to get down to single figures in the next year to be able to start his PGA training. He is our Under Armour Ambassador, and makes up the apparel team.
Jack Boxall

Jack Boxall

Sales Assistant

Jack started part time in 2019 whilst he was studying at college, he is now a full time member of team. Over the last year he has become a key part of the retail team. Jack is new to playing golf, started playing over the last 18 months! Jack has recently became our Wilson Ambassador.
Dan Hoskinson

Dan Hoskinson

Sales Assistant

Dan is our newest member of the team, we have been encouraging him to play and has now got the 'bug' for golf. Dan is in the early stages of learning about all the extensive range of products we stock. When he isn't working, he enjoys socialising with his friends.

Our dedicated Course Marshals

Jon Healy & Darren Knight

Jon Healy & Darren Knight

Course Marshal Team

Jon, Darren and our Collie Dog Bullet are our outside 'Crew'. Jon and Darren are responsible for marshalling the Golf Course. They maintain the Driving Range and Power Tee’s and are also in charge of all the grounds around the Pro shop.