Meet the team

Management

Paul Murray - General Manager for Golf

Paul is the General Manager for Golf for Trafford Leisure, this includes management of Altrincham Golf Course & Driving Range. He has used the valuable knowledge and experience he gained from working at both Ellesmere and Worsley Golf Clubs to improve our golf course to the highest standards. Paul has improved the standards both on and off the golf courses, so that they have continued to be popular golf courses in the area.

Paul manages all aspects of Trafford Leisures Golf brand, from clubhouse management, retail, managing his team of greenkeepers, marketing, and development of the the tuition structure including Golf Pro's

Altrincham Golf Course

Jason Denton - Assistant Manager

Jason has worked for Trafford Leisure since 2004 working his way up to Duty manager at Sale Leisure Centre. In 2012 Jason took a change of direction and pursue his love of golf to become the Assistant Manager at William Wroe GC. Jason currently plays off 5 and his hobbies include paint-balling and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

James West - Golf Attendant

James is a regular member of the Cheshire golf team. He has represented his county since 2003 and now has gained his colours. James has been playing at Altrincham Golf Course since 1985 as a young boy and the son of former Professional at Altrincham Roly West. He holds the course record here with an amazing 63! James has won the Club Championship 9 times.

He got to the final of the Cheshire Matchplay Championship in 2007 narrowly losing out in the final. He currently has a handicap of +2.

Luke Johnstone - Golf Attendant

Luke is a keen golfer who currently plays off 10 but is hoping to get that down! He came to us from the leisure industry but is hoping to carve out a career in in golf. Luke also plays 10 pin bowling and is an avid Bolton Wanderers fan.

Rob Cooper - Head Greenkeeper

Rob has recently joined our team as Head Greenkeeper at Altrincham. He has learnt his trade under the guidance of Stuart Yarwood at Lymm Golf Club. Rob will be continuing to improve the standard at Altrincham to keep it as one of the most popular golf courses in the North of England.

Peter Flannery - Greenkeeper

Peter has been part of the greenkeeping team since 1977 and has seen some significant changes on the golf course over the years. Peter used to play golf regularly with the greenkeeper society around the region to a pretty good standard but has retired from the course for the moment! Peter enjoys a game of pool and captains his local team who have featured highly in the local leagues. His main sporting interest way from the golf course is fishing. He competes in matches on most weekends for his team.

Steve Royle - Greenkeeper

Steve started out with the Trust as a Golf Attendant at William Wroe Golf Course. After helping out on with the maintenance on the course during staff shortages we found that Steve's future lay in that direction. He is now full time on the grounds staff at Altrincham and undertaking his NVQ level 2 qualification in sports turf. Steve is a steward at Old Trafford and an avid Man United fan. He has been known to stride the fairways at William Wroe but has not been seen on the course for a while!

Donna Prescot - Golf Attendant

Donna started at William Wroe as a temp but her hard work an high standards prompted us to take her on full time. Despite being a novice to the golf industry, Donna is always keen to learn and is always looking to engage in conversation to further her knowledge. I her spare time ‘Babs’ enjoying spending time with her grand children and shopping. She is a great asset to the team and one which we are pleased to have amidst our ranks.

 

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