PROFESSIONAL - ANDREW BLAKE - PGA GOLF COACH.
Andrew was promoted to Club Professional in November 2013 having worked with Peter Lees for nearly twelve years before his retirement.
A short amateur career saw Andrew attain club and county scratch champion titles before turning professional in 1995. With over 21 years in the business he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Conwy where his relaxed and friendly approach will serve the club well.
Assistant – George Davies
George Davies started working here at Conwy in May 2014. This is George’s first full time job in a golfing environment, he is greatly privileged to be working alongside our club professional Andrew Blake. His original club is Penmaenmawr golf club where he played all of his previous golf as a junior and a young colt, he represented our Caernarvonshire county for a couple of years as a junior and has represented his home club Penmaenmawr in the scratch team and the Victory shield’s foursomes for the last few years. His current handicap is 4 which he does intend on lowering as he feels there is still room for improvement in his game. The plan for George at our club in the next few years is to lose his amateur status and become a PGA professional so he can be qualified to assist Andrew in the upcoming years.
Assistant - Gareth Williams
Gareth Williams started work here at Conwy in September 2014. This is Gareth’s first full time job in a golfing environment and is privileged to be working alongside our club professional Andrew Blake. Gareth has been a member here at Conwy since 1996 and is a former Junior Captain. His father, Haydn, was Captain of Conwy in 1981 and his grandfather, Glyn, was Captain back in 1962 so Gareth has a deep connection with Conwy golf club that goes back a long way. Gareth is a 2 time Conwy Golf Club Champion and is the youngest ever to win the title back in 2001 at the age of 16. Gareth has represented Conwy as a Junior and has also been a part of the successful Scratch Team that has dominated the Caernarfonshire and Anglesey Bayonet winter league over the last 10 years winning multiple titles. He has represented Caernarfonshire County Team at Junior and Senior levels and also North Wales Four Counties at Junior and Senior level. His current handicap is scratch which he does intend on lowering as he feels there is room for improvement in his game. The plan for Gareth in 2015 is to lose his amateur status and become a PGA Professional so he can be Qualified to assist Andrew in the coming years.
The Pro shop offers a wide range of equipment, clothing and accessories at very competitive prices. The well stocked shop invites you to sample the latest equipment from the likes of Calvin Green, Puma, Footjoy and Rohnisch.
Custom Fitting and Re-gripping.
Andrew can custom fit you for clubs from Titleist, Calloway, Cobra and Ping using the latest GC2 launch monitor in our club fitting indoor studio.
The benefits of custom fitted clubs include: consistently drive the ball further, greater accuracy of all shots, unprecedented distance control, and greater enjoyment of the game.
There are a limited number of buggies for hire and it is advisable to book in advance. In addition there are trolleys, electric or manual, available for hire at reasonable prices.
Club hire is also available. Tokens for driving range practice balls can be purchased from the shop at a charge of £3.00 for 30 balls.
Pro Services. - Coaching
Andrew a friendly and relaxed approach to the game and a wealth of coaching experience including;
Running New to Golf schemes, - introducing golf to local schools, - running junior coaching sessions on Saturday mornings, - coaching the Caernarvonshire & Anglesey County junior players, - coaching a number of Men’s Squad County players, - coaching a current Welsh International player.
Coaching is available and tailored to individual needs using both the extensive outdoor practice facilities and indoors using the GC2 alongside a video coaching system. By clicking here, you can see all our practice facilities and their locations.
For all coaching requirements, be it from general to more specific and tailored sessions, please contact Andrew
at – firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 01492-593225.
Andrew Blake Golf Gift Vouchers.
This ideal Christmas, Birthday or Thank You gift is available in the Pro shop or to purchase over the phone.