Our Professional team is led by Director of Golf, John Pengelly, a PGA Professional with over 30 years’ experience of teaching, developing the golfing experience for members and visitors at several clubs in the area and running successful Pro Shops. One of the best-known Professionals in the East Midlands, John’s formula for success focuses on a Pro Shop being at the heart of the Club.
On-site at Oundle, day-to-day golfing matters are managed by Professional, Michael Farr and his Assistant, Jordan Darnell. Michael offers lessons for all age and abilities, repairs and advice on equipment and runs the Pro Shop. Michael turned Pro off a handicap of +2 in 2020 and is currently Northamptonshire Golf Director of Coaching and an Ambassador for the Shires Junior Golf Tour, having played County Golf for 10 years. He played full time as an amateur, competing in elite events around the world. He also has experience of caddying on the European tour. During that time he was fortunate to have access to and learn from some of the best coaches in the country, enhancing his passion for player development at all levels.
Jordan brings with him a vast amount of golf industry experience having worked at American Golf, Kettering GC and Pavenham GC. He can provide excellent advice on golf equipment, club repairs and club fitting alongside his coaching. He is proud of his golfing achievements – representing Northamptonshire at both boy’s and men’s level as well as achieving many top 10 positions in Midland competitions. Jordan plays off a +1 handicap.
Oundle Golf Club are fully committed to providing a safe environment for all. To view our safeguarding policies regarding children click here and for adults click here. For details on our Welfare Officer please click here.