Meet the Team

JOHN HINCHLIFFE John is the owner of Snainton Golf Centre and qualified as a golf professional in 1995 at the age of 23. After searching for a qualified position in the UK his parents discovered a driving range for sale near them in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. The range was originally called Hazel Hall and had been developed by a local farmer in 1990. Hazel Hall Driving Range suffered from a severe lack of investment. John took over the freehold business and after a year of trading the turnover had increased minimally so a major decision had to be made. Either cut his losses and sell up, or rebuild the range which meant installing even the most basic supplies such as water and electricity. John decided on the latter, building work began and Snainton Golf Centre was born. MATTHEW CONNER The award winning Matthew Conner began his career in Filey before moving to Snainton in Spring 2005. Matthew is the resident teaching Professional and manages all the coaching programmes including Adults, Juniors and Groups and has built up an excellent reputation in the region. He has cultivated strong relationships with the local schools and 6th form colleges and has worked with the English Blind Society. SIMON BODDY Simon was a Golf Professional at Southcliff Golf Club in Scarborough for 7 years, before joining Snainton Golf Centre in April 2009. Simon duties include processing internet orders, stock management, providing technical advice on products and equipment and Customer Service. A handicap of 2 STEVE MONAGHAN Steve began working for Snainton Golf Centre in June 2006 and had previously worked within sales based roles and is a keen, regular golfer with a handicap of 2. Steve handles stock control across the business, manages despatch of internet and ebay orders, Customer Service, and provides technical advice on products and equipment. JOHN “DUBSY” WELLS John is a PGA Qualified Golf Professional and joined the Snainton Golf team in January 2011. He competes regularly on the regional and national PGA tournaments during the summer months and has represented both England and GB and I in international competition. His role within Snainton Golf is sales and marketing in the form of our free to enter monthly competition, newsletters and mailshots for our growing database of loyal customers. DARREN BLAKEMORE Darren’s company, Premier Garden Care has won the contract for the maintenence contract for 2012 at Snainton Golf, he is bigga qualified and the Golf course he maintains here is immaculate. PETE COLEMAN Pete has been with the company for seven years and is in sales. He has played golf from a very young age to a high standard. Pete works in the Pro Shop and caters for all your needs. ANDY ALLCOCK Andy is responsible for the merchandising and sales of the Snaintongolf superstore, he is a keen golfer and a member of Scarborough North Cliff, he is a regular in their Scratch team JAMES BLENKINSOPP James arrived at Snainton in 2009 and is responsible for the Snaintongolf ebay and Amazon shops. He also works in the customer service department when he gets time! James is a member of Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club and has a handicap of 5 RYAN DIUGA Ryan is probably the most versatile of staff. He can do all the jobs a busy place like Snainton has and in between customer service and internet sales he is a keen golfer and a member of Kirkbymoorside Golf Club with a handicap of 3.