Meet the Team
Our team is what makes your golf experience at Russley special, we are extremely lucky to have such a helpful and friendly team in our Golf Pro-Shop hosting players day to day at Russley. They certainly do everything they can to make sure players at Russley have an experience they will remember.
Ritchie Bath – Pro Shop Manager and Head Equipment Fitter
Ritchie Bath has been a member of the team at Russley for 13 years, starting as a Pro Shop assistant during high school and now leading our Pro Shop team. Ritchie lives and breathes golf, and has played as an elite amateur representing Lincoln University and also Canterbury at senior level. Alongside running our golf Pro Shop, Ritchie is our head club fitter at the Golf club Learning Centre and has a real passion for equipment and finding just the right product for your golfing needs. This has led to involvement with local golf academies, and Ritchie working with both the elite mens and ladies elite Canterbury Golf teams for equipment advice and information.
Rodney Yee – NZPGA Professional and Russley Golf Learning Centre Coach
Rodney Yee has been a member of our team for 8 years, and really is Mr Golf. He graduated with a commerce degree in 2008 from the Lincoln University and has never stopped learning since. Rodney in 2011 completed his NZPGA Traineeship and is now a fully qualified golf coach on our team. Rodney works in our golf shop providing friendly and helpful advice on just the right equipment for your game but really saves his best work for our Golf Learning Centre in his coaching programmes, If you are serious about lowering your scores and improving your game, there is only one man for the job – Rodney Yee. Results based programmes with a money back guarantee. You simply can’t beat that.
"I am enjoying golf in a way I never thought I would. I put this almost totally down to Rod."
"I felt like I had an "ability glass ceiling". Working with Rod has shattered that belief and I now feel like I can achieve much more with Rod's guidance, despite the big improvements he has already made."
Jess Guenzerodt - NZPGA Trainee Professional
Jess is the girl who keeps all the guys in line, both in the shop and on the course. We are extremely lucky to have Jess on our team. She commenced an NZPGA Traineeship at Russley in February 2013. Jess has so much to give back to the game, and has some strong goals around growing the sport among ladies and juniors. She is extremely helpful in the shop and will go out of her way to ensure you find just the right equipment for your game and really enjoy your experience at Russley.
Trevor Mcjarrow – Operations Manager
Trev, as he is known at Russley has been a part of our team for as long as some of our trees lining the fairways. Trev will ensure that your golfing experience at Russley is first class every time and will certainly ensure you enjoy your day, however don’t be late for your tee time, he has the 1st tee running like clockwork on a Sunday and a Monday and you don’t want to get in the way of that.
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**Driver's License must be presented
We ask players to wear well-presented attire. Players are also requested to wear soft spike shoes and use wide wheeled pull trundlers.