Collier Park Golf Course
Golf Tuition:Staff Profiles


Ross Metherell

David Wilson

Tim Holmes

Matthew Criss


 

Clarence Jayatilaka

Glenn Hollman

Brenton Haines

 Gary Hopkins

Ross Metherell

Director and Head Teaching Professional

Ross is a former player on the Australasian and European tours and has won a number of titles including two Western Australian Opens, two Nedlands Masters and three Western Australia PGA Championships. He represented Australia in the 1979 World Cup and in more recent years has played on the European Seniors Tour with numerous victories.

Ross has had an outstanding career as an elite instructor and is one of the most sought-after coaches in Australia.  He has coached at AIS and Australian Golf Union elite training camps for many years and was the West Australian State Coach from 1984 to 1999, where he worked with a number of top players, including Craig Parry, Wayne Smith, Roger McKay, Chris Gray, Kim Felton, Brett Rumford, Stephen Leaney, Greg Chalmers and Jarrod Moseley. 

Ross is a AAA-rated member and has won a number of awards including the West Australian Government's Coach of the Year and an Australian Sports Medal in 2000.

David Wilson

Director and Teaching Professional
David is a AAA-rated PGA professional and has been playing golf from age six.  He has traveled throughout Asia and Europe playing Tournament golf and teaching.  David has returned to Collier Park and is available for lessons.  He has a very simple philosophy to teaching; call and a book a lesson.

Tim Holmes

Teaching Professional and Club fitting specialist.
Tim has a wealth of knowledge  having been a AAA rated  teacher for over 35 years.
He was trained at Royal Perth golf club as assistant to Chas Newman.He  was appointed as the head professional in 1982. 
In 1995 he moved to Marangaroo golf course to specialise in coaching, where as the head coach he introduced many new golfers to the game.
With all his experience He is able to identify swing  errors and explain  simple corrections that fit each pupils individual needs.

Matthew Criss
Teaching professional.
Matthew has a passion and a love for the game which he has developed since he first starting playing as a young boy. Having a father as a golf professional, he has been able to gain a knowledge and understanding of the game far above his years. He completed his PGA Traineeship in 2010 and has enjoy various success and experiences playing full time on a number of tours worldwide for over 4 years. Matthew has been teaching full time now for 2 years and strives to simplify a confusing game. Golf is a game to be enjoyed by all age group and skill levels.

Brenton Haines
Brenton started playing golf at a young age in Geraldton and was a successful Amateur that included playing in 5 State Teams, 2 Colts Teams and a member of the Australian Institute of Sport.
Brenton has successfully completed a 3 year PGA Traineeship at the end of 2014 and is now giving Golf lessons at Collier Park and feels he can pass on his experience, passion and knowledge to help all golfers achieve their goals and enjoy the game of golf.

Gary Hopkins

Gary started as a junior member at Hartfield Country Club in 1975.  From 1978 until 1981, he was a trainee professional under Ross Metherell.  Gary became the head professional at Hartfield from 1984 to 1987 and has been a professional at Collier Park since 1987.
Gary is fully conversant with all aspects of the golf industry, including retail and merchandising; he is also an A rated teaching professional.

Glenn Hollman

Glenn arrived in Australia in 1983, from London, England. Glenn started playing golf in 1984 and joined Wanneroo Golf Club in 1985, where he won the Junior Championship twice.  He turned professional in 1990 and trained under David Milne.
Glenn became leading professional at Meadow Springs in 1995, then left to take up a position at Collier Park in 1997, where, apart from a short time away; he has remained.
Although proficient in all aspects of the PGA, Glen believes his main role is club fitting and repairs.

  

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