The Pro Shop at Blackwood Golf Club is often a hive of activity. It is the first port of call for members and visitors. The friendly staff are always ready to assist and offer advice on all golfing needs and matters. Book a game or a cart. Hire clubs or enter a comp, the Pro Shop staff can help out.
Matt Dent – Head Professional
Matt has been at Blackwood for over 15 years and is now the Club’s longest serving golf Professional.
As well as possessing excellent teaching ability, Matt’s special area of interest is supporting charities and raising funds through golf days. He has run numerous highly successful charity days for CANTEEN . “Many thanks to all our great sponsors, who have supported the days on a regular basis. Many thanks also to the golfers who have participated.”
Troy Lane – Teaching Professional
Troy Lane is 5 times SA Teacher of the Year. He has a wealth of expertise, experience and knowledge of the game. Over the years, Troy has instructed many fine Tour Professionals. With his friendly manner and genial demeanor, Troy has assisted many players to improve their strokes and therefore their overall game.
Cameron Bickley – Trainee
Cam is the newest addition to the team in the Pro Shop, who will be working part time capacity till the end of 2019 and then commences his full-time traineeship with Matt Dent.
With credentials like this, Cam is a valuable addition to our Pro Shop team:
- Member of the 2018 SSSSA SA state golf team playing at number 6 and again in 2019 playing at number 2
- Member of Blackwood Golf Club Men’s A2 Pennant team for 2018 and 2019, made the 2019 Grand Final
- 2018 and 2019 Blackwood Junior Club Champion
- 2018 Golf SA high performance program member
- 2017, 2018 and 2019 SA Junior Country Champion
- 2017, 2018 and 2019 Runner up of Junior Country Sandgreens Championship.
Jack Williams – Shop Assistant
Jack is the Club’s part time shop assistant. Jack is a two time (2012, 2014) State Amateur Champion and in 2015 was ranked 5th Australian Amateur before turning Professional in January 2016. With his golfing knowledge, Jack is happy to assist players with any needs connected to the Pro Shop.
Monday – Friday 7:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – 6:30am – 5:30pm
Sunday – 6:30am – 5:30pm