New Head Professional Appointed
Filton Golf Club has announced the appointment of Giuseppe Licata as the New Head Golf Professional. Licata was chosen after an extensive search, which included interviews with many highly qualified club professionals from around the country.
“We are pleased to welcome Giuseppe to our club and we know that he will be instrumental in teaching the game to our members and guests, directing pro shop operations, overseeing tournaments and becoming an integral part of the club,” said Chairman Dave Boyes. “Finding the right head golf professional to suit the character of a club is always a challenging task, especially since so many things need to fall into place for the perfect match. We identified a great choice in Giuseppe and we look forward to having our members get to know him.”
Licata’s most recent position prior to joining Filton Golf Club was at Chipping Sodbury Golf Club where was the Head PGA Teaching Professional. Licata was also the PGA County Captain for Gloucester and Somerset in 2018 and in 2019 has been selected as the PGA Captain for the South West of England and Wales.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for me and my family and I am very excited to return to the club where I played my golf as a Junior,” Said Licata “This is an amazing club with so much potential. I hope to help create an atmosphere that the members are proud to be a part of every day”.
“Giuseppe will be a very popular choice and will be a familiar face to many members,” Said Captain Darren McGee.“ His experience as a PGA Professional for over ten years will enable him to hit the ground running when he starts on March 1st”.
Licata is married to Kristina and has two young daughters.