Pyecombe Golf Club
Clayton Hill
Pyecombe
West Sussex
BN45 7FF

Enquiries:
01273-845372









PyecombeGolf Club
The Historic Golf Club Of West Sussex

Staff and Officers


President and Committee


Neil Beard-Neilson
President


Alison White
Chairman


Alan Davey
Club Captain


Dave Lucking
Head of Greens


Trevor Greenfield
Head of House


Alison Vermes
Ladies Captain


John MacKenzie
Treasurer


Julian Deans
Head of Golf


Simon Edwards
Vice Captain

Administration


Geoff Wise - Managing Secretary
(Full Time - 40 hours a week)


Geoff is responsible for the running of the club. He is responsible for the performance of all staff within Administration, Greenkeeping, Bar and Kitchen. His targets are derived from the Management Committee with his position endeavouring to ensure the long term longevity of the club in terms of achieving a stable financial and membership base.

Geoff is the direct line manager to all department heads and has responsibility for all aspects of the Golf Club including compliance with H & S in the workplace, risk assessments, personnel and all business/leisure legislation.

He works closely with the Captain in matters relating to Social, Golf and Membership, and with Committee members on aspects of marketing the club.

Matt Bolton - Assistant to Managing Secretary
(40 hours a week)


Matt is responsible for the day to day running of the Club, liaising and dealing with all member requests. He has day to day responsibilities for the Clubhouse and works closely with all contractors including security alarm systems, electrical, telecommunications and maintenance companies.

He keeps a record of weekly events and maintains communication channels between all sections of the Club. Matt maintains all databases, membership records, manages the club calendar, arranges function and society bookings, provides website updates, deals with all membership requests, and is the first point of contact at the Golf Club for all members and non-members alike.

He is also responsible for marketing and administration for new members.

Greenkeepers

Simon Wells - Head Greenkeeper
(40 hours a week)


Simon’s prime responsibility is to prepare, maintain and develop the Course to a consistently high standard in accordance with the Club’s Course Management Policy Document and the Club’s Future Development Plan. The position requires a comprehensive range of skills and an extensive knowledge and experience of greenkeeping.

His role requires attention to seasonal programmes of work, course improvements, necessary repair and machinery maintenance. Underlying this work is strict compliance with Health & Safety Legislation. Simon is responsible for the management of greenkeeping workforce.



Dave Allen
Assistant Greenkeeper
(40 hours a week)


Paolo Pereira
Assistant Greenkeeper
(40 hours a week)


Stephen Milner
Assistant Greenkeeper
(40 hours a week)


Toby Martin
Trainee Assistant Greenkeeper
(40 hours per week)

The greenkeeping team is responsible for the course, including the practise areas teeing grounds, fairways, putting greens, bunkers, paths, ponds, banks and much woodland plus all boundary fences.

The teams particular work profile is dictated by the extent on their knowledge of Greenkeeping and skill in applying such materials as fertilizers, weed and other infestation killers or preventative treatments at the correct time of the season.

They must know how to operate the machines used in the tasks of mowing, spiking, scarifying, and coring. They are Trained First Aider’s, have qualifications in Tractor Driving, and ‘All-Terrain Vehicle’. They regularly undertake ‘toolbox training’ and some staff have ‘spraying certificates’ and/or a Chain Saw Certificate.


Bar and Catering

Jo Lockyer

Jo Lockyer - Chef (40 hours a week) &
Erika Gaston - Chef (35 hours a week)


Jo and Erica are jointly responsible for all aspects of food in the kitchen. They meet the requirements of the bar menu service on a daily basis and prepare food for all societies, functions and events. They ensure ingredients are ordered on a daily basis to meet demands. They both are encouraged to have new ideas to evolve the menus.

Jo and Erika also ensure that food hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained to a very high level.



Erika Gaston

Paul Bowles - Catering, Bar and events/functions
(40 hours a week)


Paul looks after the catering team. He works closely with the two chefs in developing and evolving the menus for day to day and functions. He reviews all suppliers periodically to ensure best deals, and is responsible for ensuring all catering and drink margins are met.

Paul is the first port of call for all events and functions at the golf club. Paul works with the current captain to ensure the social calendar is run smoothly and efficiently and also looks after weekly Health and Safety checks within the Club.

Paul also turns his hand to bar and snack service as well as covering the office when there are staffing difficulties due to illness or holidays.

Samantha Woollett - Bar & Service Supervisor
(25 hours a week)


Samantha is Bar Supervisor and ensures the effective day to day running of the bar and waiter/waitressing service. She is responsible for the weekly ordering of stock and for general stock control.

A significant part of her role is to develop the rest of the team and ensure consistency of performance. She is the welcoming face to all visiting societies and functions.

Professional


Mike Ovett
Head Professional


Nick George
Assistant PGA Professional


Tom Wedge
Assistant Professional