Meet The Team
Head PGA Professional
Mark Sanders is our Head Professional and leads the team to ensure all golfing needs are taken care of. Coming through the Club’s Junior Section, Mark went on to be one of the most successful players in the Club’s history, being made an Honorary Member as far back as 1999. He has played at the very highest levels of Amateur Golf winning the English Championship and representing England for several years. As a Professional, he qualified for the Open Championship and played on the European Challenge Tour and European PGA Tour from 2001-2005.
Mark is at the forefront of tuition and Club fitting in the area. He has over 30 years coaching experience, with clients ranging from some of the area’s best players right down to grassroots beginners. His tuition and guidance are in high demand and his tuition diary is more often than not booked a month in advance, If you are interested in tuition with Mark you can contact him on either of the numbers below.
Tel: 01179 770660 (opt 2)
PGA Professional Coach
Tom is an excellent addition to Mark's professional shop staff and the Club. He has extensive coaching & retail experience and is currently a coach for the Gloucestershire CAP programme.
Tom is responsible for delivery of the Junior Coaching Programme, assisting Mark with the shop retail, custom fitting and also is available for individual and group lessons for all ages and abilities.
Tel 01179 770660 (opt 2)
Jason has recentley joined the team but is known to both Mark and Knowle Golf Club for over 35 years. Like Mark, he was a PGA assistant at Knowle to the late great Gordon Brand Snr. Jason has over 30 years of coaching experience and he assists Mark with the shop retail and custom fitting as well as being available to offer coaching.
Tel: 01179 770660 (opt.2)
Senior Retail Assistant
Steven has just joined our team as of the start of July 2021, coming from a local American Golf retail outlet. He has several years of golfing retail and custom fitting experience and is in the process of joining the PGA programme. He has a very diligent and detailed approach to his work and strives alongside the rest of the team to give members and visitors the best possible experience within the professional shop.
Lee is a member of Knowle Golf Club and currently has a World Handicap Index of 6.7, alongside this he is also the Vice Captain the clubs 4th team. He has over 20 years of retail experience, coupled with a very friendly personailty, he always goes above and beyond to ensure the members and visitors alike enjoy a great experience and service within the professional shop.