Golf club appoints new head professional

A NEW head professional has been appointed at Helsby Golf Club.
John O’Neill succeeds former professional,Chris Cousins who along with assistant professional Anthony Dempsey,  has moved to a new role at Beau Desert Golf Club in Staffordshire.
A club spokesperson said: “We thank Chris and Anthony for all their hard work at Helsby over the past few years and wish them both all the best in their new roles.
“We welcome John, who has 18 years experience working in the golf industry including junior development, coaching, golf retail, customer fitting and golf club management. “
John joins Helsby from Blackburn Golf Club where for the last four years, he was head professional and in the last 12 months, also undertook a dual role of head professional and club secretary.
He has a real passion for coaching and providing a quality retail offering and believes the key to success is nothing less than excellence in customer service.
John plans to develop a coaching academy at the Towers Lane club to encourage the growth of the junior and ladies sections.
He can be contacted at
John lives in Liverpool and has two children aged seven and three.

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