About us.
The people behind the Golf Centre.
about.

The Golf Centre is the Centre of Golf on the Coffs Coast. It is located at the Proshop at the beautiful 27 hole Coffs Harbour Golf Club in the centre of Coffs Harbour.

The Golf Centre is an abundant retail store and has been assisting golfers with their golfing needs for over 20 years.

It has a wide range of mens and ladies clothing, shoes, bags, buggies, balls, accessories, putters and packages.

The Golf Centre team has over 150 years of combined golfing and industry experience. They are friendly and ready to assist you and your golfing needs.The team believe that every golfer can benefit from custom fitted clubs.

The Golf Centre offer all the top brands including Ping, Titleist, Callaway, Taylormade, Cobra, Srixon, Mizuno and many other popular brands, also stocking a large range of putters including Odyssey and Scotty Cameron.

Through a purpose built Trackman equiped studio, The Golf Centre can fit you for your new clubs with the goal to improving your game and ensuring that your clubs are built around your swing and golfing potential.

The Trackman equipment analyses a wide range of measurable data to ensure that you walk away with the best option equipment for your game. The Golf Centre also have 3 expert fitting specialists that are full time golf coaches headed up by Golf Digest Top 50 Club Fitter Matt Allan.

When you are ready to take your game to the next level, tune up your swing, realise your personal handicap goal or receive great advice on your next golf equipment purchase our friendly and experienced Golf Centre team are there to help. Read about our team below and we look forward to welcoming you to The Golf Centre.

Matt Allan

Matt Allan

Position:
PGA Professional
Started:
2004
Nickname:
Alsy
Matt Allan is the head professional at the Coffs Harbour Golf Club is also the owner/operator of The Golf Centre and has held his position since 2004. Matt has had 40 years association with the Coffs Harbour Golf Club starting his golf at the Coffs Harbour Golf Club then completing his PGA Traineeship at the club. He played on The Australasian tour for 4 years and was assistant PGA professional at the Eastern Golf Club in Melbourne. Matt has had over 30 years of teaching and fitting experience and was awarded the honour of "Golf Digest Top 50 Club Fitter" in Australia. He's a Dragons and Carlton fan and enjoys a beer.
Scott Carroll

Scott Carroll

Position:
Golf Operations
Started:
2006
Nickname:
Hammer
Scott joined the golf centre team in 2005. He's been working in the golf industry since the early 90s. He has a wealth of experience in the industry especially club repairs and golf operations. He is an expert on all things battery operated buggies and holds a Handicap at 5. Scott is a dragons fan, enjoys a beer and a punt, even though most to be horse tips run 4th.
Peter Gawn

Peter Gawn

Position:
Golf Operations Manager
Started:
2010
Nickname:
Gawny
Peter is our Golf Operations Manager. From group bookings to organising all fixtures and golfing enquiries. Has been with the golf centre for 15 years and has had a long association with the Coffs Harbour golf club dating back to the early 80s. Peter holds a handicap of 9, he enjoys a beer and a laugh but unfortunately supports Manly and loves his golf.
Brandon Connor

Brandon Connor

Position:
Golf Pro
Started:
2012
Nickname:
Brando
Brandon is a PGA of Australia Golf Professional. He's an experienced golf coach and fitting specialist. Brandon specialises in junior and beginner golf as well as private lessons for all levels of golfer. He is an accomplished player holding a Club handicap of +3. Brandon has many talents including ballroom dancing champion, actor and host of the Slappy Cut Golfing podcast available on Spotify. To top it off, he has a great sense of humour and is a die heart Dragons fan with a simple and easy teaching philosophy.
Billy Flanagan

Billy Flanagan

Position:
Senior Retail Assistant
Started:
2019
Nickname:
Cornflake
Billy has a friendly welcoming disposition. He's an expert on all things golf shoes and is a three-time Coffs Harbour Golf Club A grade Club Champion the holds a handicap of +4. Nothing is an issue for Billy and he is always willing to help. His only downfall is that he supports the Newcastle Knights.
Shane Cutmore

Shane Cutmore

Position:
Driving Range Manager
Started:
2020
Nickname:
Cutty
Shane is our driving range manager and retail assistant. He has a wealth of golfing knowledge and experienced. Shane is a 6 time A Grade Club champion at the Coffs Harbour Golf Club and 2-time North Coast Open champion and holds a handicap of scratch and is a former tour player. He's a Bulldogs supporter but don't hold that against him. He enjoys a beer and a laugh and talking all things golf.
Kristy Hickey

Kristy Hickey

Position:
Retail Manager
Started:
2020
Nickname:
Hickey
Kristy is our ladies expert including clothing Shoes & Equipment. She's a former ladies A Grade club champion and is an accomplished player with the wealth of knowledge about golf, holding a handicap of 2. Christie is a happy approachable character and is willing to help with any golfing enquiry. She is however a long supporting loyal Parramatta fan, so don't mention Grand Finals, Melbourne Storm or wooden spoons.
Tyler Corfe

Tyler Corfe

Position:
PGA Professional
Started:
2020
Nickname:
Corfy
Tyler is a full PGA Australia golf professional. He's is an accomplished golf coach and fitting specialist. He has a very simple uncomplicated teaching philosophy and works with what players have. Tyler is also an accomplished player holding a Club handicap of + 2. He has a very approachable demeanour and is highly motivated to help and improve golfers of all abilities. He's a Raiders fan, loves his surfing and enjoys a beer.

Golf Coach - Lessons, Coaching, Club fitting - Coffs Harbour

Matt Allan PGA Professional - Golf Digest Top 50 Club Fitter