Meet The Pros

David Mackinnon - PGA Head Professional / Director of Golf

Chorlton-cum-Hardys’s Head Professional David Mackinnon joined the professional team in 2012 having spent 12 years at Didsbury Golf Club. David represented both Lancashire and England at amateur level then went on to play on the Europro and Challenge Tour winning several times as a professional and is a familiar face on the Manchester golf scene.
A highly respected coach having worked with some of the Worlds leading coaches, David brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience within his profession.

* Favourite course: Royal Lytham
* Favourite Pro: Nick Faldo
* Lowest rounds: 63 Didsbury (-7); 65 Fleetwood (-7); 67 Fairhaven (-7); 67 West Lancs (-5)
* Golf Clubs: Callaway
* Favourite club: 56 degree wedge ( always chipping)
* Golf Ball used: Callaway Chrome Soft X

Tom Rowland - Assistant Professional

Tom is a Fully Qualified PGA Professional who joined the Professional team in 2016 having started his golfing career at Vicars Cross and Helsby Golf Club. He started playing golf at the age of 16 where he reached a handicap of 0.5. Tom studied at Manchester Met University studying Product Design and Engineering.
Tom has always had a passion for problem solving which now really helps him with his teaching at Chorlton.

Alistair Waddell - Assistant Professional

Alistair is a Fully Qualified PGA Professional who has played events on the PGA Europro Tour, European Challenge Tour and the South African Big Easy Tour. Alistair enjoys helping all levels of golfer with any aspect of their game in their journey of improvement.