David Pocock is an Aberdonian by birth and played off scratch before turning professional and beginning his career in golf in 2003 by being appointed an Assistant Professional at Oldmeldrum. He progressed by becoming one of the teaching Professionals at Pine Lodge Golf Centre at Kemnay for a couple of years and then became Head PGA Professional / Director of Golf at Kingscliff Golf Solutions, a corporate golf Company based in Aberdeen until 2010.

He then headed south to Wales where he was Head PGA Professional at Rhondda Golf Club until 2012 and then became a Co-Founder and Director of Golf of Valleys Golf Enterprise which was the first Golf Social Enterprise in the UK, delivering golf sessions to over 25,000 school children as well as adults in some of the most deprived areas in the country.

He was so successful in this role, in 2014 he was head hunted by his current employers, Bryn Meadows Golf Hotel & Spa, which is the 2nd largest independently owned golf resort venue in Wales. He was Head of Golf Operations there and was also heavily involved in Sales & Marketing including Social Media responsibility. He has also been involved in writing successful Grant applications to assist the establishment of a 9-hole academy course and simulator studio in addition to instigating and growing the largest junior academy and junior section in Wales with over 200 children and beginner adults in membership and coaching weekly.

David joined us at Portlethen as Head Professional in February 2019.

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