Gisborne Golf Club
Pro Shop - Information & Coaching
The Gisborne Golf Club Pro Shop aims to provide both members and guests with a vast range of professional golf services. The PGA Professional staff aim to not only provide an enjoyable golfing experience at Gisborne, but importantly to ensure that we can assist golfers of any standard to improve their golf, through one or more of our many professional services.
Gisborne Pro Shop prides itself on its coaching and club fitting expertise. Golfers of any age or ability can improve their game through coaching, or simply by using equipment that will suit and enhance their individual technique. They use Dartfish computer golf swing analysis software, the preferred coaching software of the Australian PGA. This technology offers all golfers a great learning experience that is sure to enhance their golf. Private golf lessons are available and coaching programs can be individually developed to suit every golfer.
They are also dedicated to introducing NEW golfers to the game, with a variety of Junior Programs, Beginner and Ladies Clinics and golf activities available throughout the year.
The Pro Sshop stocks most leading golf brands, with a range of club fitting systems and the latest launch monitor technology. The PGA Professionals at Gisborne Pro Shop can expertly fit you with equipment that will suit your technique and help you to perform at your best.
As well as Coaching & Club Fitting, the Pro Shop provides the following professional golf services:
- Sale of Golf Equipment and Clothes
- Club Repair Services
- Golf Club and Buggy Hire
- Motorised Cart Hire
Head Golf Professional: Matthew Duncan
Gisborne Golf Club Head Professional Matthew Duncan is a Certified Australian PGA member, with an Advanced status in Coaching. This advanced status is achieved through both coaching experience and further education to enhance golf professional knowledge and skills. Matthew has obtained a Bachelor of Business in Professional Golf Management, and has over eighteen years of experience in the golf industry at a number of world class golf clubs throughout Australia. He has worked with beginners, experienced and elite golfers in his career.
Matthew’s reason for being a golf professional is simple - to use his experience and love of the game of golf to help others to both improve and enjoy their golf. Matthew uses his professional experience and training in golf coaching and club fitting to ensure that all golfers can reach their individual potential.
Matthew is also an expert club fitter, and with the availability of fitting systems, computerised golf coaching software, launch monitor technology, and demo/fitting days, can help you to find the perfect equipment to suit both your golf game and your budget.
Trainee Professional: David Harris
David Harris joined the Pro Shop team at Gisborne and commenced his PGA traineeship in 2015.
He has extensive experience playing golf all over Australia, and is looking forward to working hard towards his goal of becoming a PGA professional.
David has great enthusiasm for coaching and junior development, and will be a great asset in helping us to grow our coaching programs, as well as assisting the members and visitors to play better golf.