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New Head Professional Appointed

by Office

on Tue January 22, 2019

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.

 

Press Release

Melanie Lear is 2019 Ladies Captain

by Office

on Wed November 7, 2018


Following the recent Ladies Annual General Meeting, we are very pleased to announce that Melanie Lear has been elected as Ladies Captain for 2019. We wish her every success in the coming New Year. Congratulationjs Mel. Congratulations also to Gill Dunphy, Vice-Captain for 2019.

 

Filton Junior Wins Henbury GC Junior Open

by Office

on Wed August 29, 2018

Well done and congratulations to Team member Dan Harding who won best nett at Henbury GC junior open yesterday and he got cut to 36 in doing so.
C'mon Filton.

Mitch Waite Plays for England

by Office

on Fri August 24, 2018

Great News for the Club.

It has been an amazing year for Filton Golf Club’s Mitch Waite as he continues his remarkable rise through the amateur ranks with his selection for the England team as one of only three players that will compete for the Eisenhower Trophy in the World Amateur Team Championship at Ireland’s Carton House, near Dublin, next week. (Mitch becomes the first Gloucestershire player to appear in the Eisenhower Trophy since Gary Wolstenholme in 1998)

Mitch has had a busy summer, being selected for the full England squad earlier this year, then being selected for the Great Britain and Ireland team that played Europe in Finland recently, finishing runner-up in the European Amateur, in Holland, in June, taking second place in May’s Lytham Trophy. This after winning the Hampshire Salver in April and claiming the Hampshire Hog at North Hants, and having the best 72-hole aggregate.

We are very proud of Mitch who worked his way up through the clubs Junior system to the dizzy heights of representing his country.

Mitch2011

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