Swinton Park Golf & Country Club’s Head Professional Dave Smith, who has been with us since 2014 as head professional and 9 years as an assistant with the long serving Professional Jim Wilson.
Dave is a former Captain of The Lancashire Professional Golfers’ Association and is one of the most respected Pros in the North of England.
Dave’s golfing achievements has seen him win more than 50+ times in tournaments and pro-ams in the PGA North Region, the standout win being the Leeds Cup (the oldest professional tournament in golf) in 2011. Other notably wins are the Manchester Open, Lancashire Open and Lancashire PGA stroke-play 3 times.
Dave has played competitively around the world and utilises this experience and knowledge to help develop all levels of golfers from beginners to professionals.
Dave believes that golf is unique because it allows players of all abilities to compete together and measure their own improvements in personal performance. With practice and some professional guidance these improvements can be significant in achieving individual goals.
Dave provides golf lessons on an individual or group basis. He feels it’s important that you take enjoyment in your game, and through proper tuition can develop to your full potential or simply work on improving individual aspects of your game. He offers lesson vouchers to be used as the perfect gift for that someone special.
If you are interested in lessons please contact the Pro Shop on 0161 794 0861 (option 1) for more information.
Dave provides a superbly stocked club shop where you can browse through a complete range of golf equipment, clothing and must-have accessories, all at very competitive prices.
Top brands on offer include Ping, Titleist, Callaway, Taylormade, Wilson, Odyssey, Galvin Green, Foot joy, Ecco, Sky caddie, Bushnell, Glenmuir, Sunderland and Powakaddy.
We’re sure that Dave has everything you’ll need to perfectly complement your game.
Full repair service is available including re-grips & re-shafts. Fitting is free of charge and you’ll find a large selection of grips and shafts in stock.
Both Dave and his team are always happy to discuss any aspect of golf equipment, or simply help you with the rules of the game.
Ben Chambers has worked with Dave for nearly 4 years and two years ago and joined the professional ranks. Ben is currently completing his PGA qualification. Ben oversees the junior program providing lessons for all the juniors at the club which is growing all the time. For further information on junior golf and lessons please call the pro shop and speak with Ben.