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Professional Team

Stuart Smith - PGA Head Professional

Stuart Smith joined the Ranfurly Castle Golf Club as PGA Head Professional on 1st February 2021 following his time as the resident Professional and Director of Coaching at Hilton Park Golf Club. Having served as an Assistant Professional at Lee Westwood’s home club of Worksop Golf Club, England and qualifying with merit as a Professional on the PGA Diploma Program, Stuart then moved north to Scotland in 2002 to serve as the Head Professional at both Powfoot Golf Club and Brunston Castle Golf Club before serving as a Teaching Professional in a full-time role at Great Western Golf, Glasgow (formerly World of Golf), introducing the game of golf to in excess of 1000 newcomers, in addition to enhancing the games of players of all ages and abilities.

He continually develops the knowledge and skills that are required to perform the multi-disciplined role of the modern-day Head Professional, through ongoing attendance of professional development and educational seminars; highlighted by his continued PGA Professional status. He brings a wealth of experience to his role as the PGA Head Professional at the Ranfurly Castle Golf Club.

After almost twenty-seven years in the golf industry Stuart retains his passion for the game and will be utilising all of his energy, passion, experience and attention to detail in his new role to ensure that every member of and visitor to Ranfurly Castle, receive the highest standards of experience, support and service that align with his own beliefs