Meet our Golf Team

Matt Barrett – Golf Club PGA Professional

Matt was appointed as our Golf Club PGA Professional in 2010. Matt has been a Professional Golfer and member of the Australian PGA since 1992. He was a finalist for NSW Club Professional of the year in 2016 and QLD Coach of the year in 2005. With a passion for helping people play and enjoy the game he is there to help all members with anything golf. Matt continues to stay on top of all the latest trends and exciting things happening in golf that he can bring to the membership of Bathurst Golf Club.

Staff Profile

Name: Matt Barrett
Position: Golf Club Professional
DOB: 25th August 1972
Favourite Sporting Team: Sharks NRL.
All Time Playing Partners: Greg Norman, Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus
Other interests: Being with Family and Friends, Gardening & Landscaping, Golf Trips.

Equipment Used

Driver: Taylor Made M2
Irons: Titleist AP2
Putter: Scotty Cameron Mallets
Balls: Titleist Pro V1 X

Nathan King

Nathan King – Assistant PGA Club Professional

Nathan has joined our team from January 2018; Nathan is born in Bathurst and played his junior golf at our Club. He was Club Champion of Bathurst in 2002 & 2003. He completed a successful PGA traineeship at Manly Golf Club in Sydney. In 2013 he won the Australian Club Professionals Championship at Hamilton Island. Nathan was Assistant Club Professional at Ryde Parramatta before returning to Bathurst with his young family. He has a big interest in teaching and playing the game and helping all levels of golfers including juniors and beginners start and learn the game.

Staff Profile

Name: Nathan King
Position: Assistant PGA Club Professional
DOB: 24/08/1985
Favourite Sporting Team: Manly Sea Eagles NRL
All Time Playing Partners: Tiger Woods, Jason Day, Jordan Spieth
Other interests: Formula 1, Cooking & Gardening.

Equipment Used

Driver: Mizuno JPX EZ
Irons: Mizuno MP54
Putter: Taylor made Corza Ghost Tour
Balls: Taylor made TP5

Dylan Thompson – Trainee Golf Club PGA Professional

Dylan started his Traineeship as a Golf Professional in 2017. After spending some time in the US playing collegiate golf he turned his attention to the Australian PGA and the opportunity in a traineeship that is given in learning all aspects of golf from playing tournaments, teaching and business operations. He has had a victory already in his short time playing in the PGA Trainee ranks. He is looking forward to the future learning more about the pro ranks.

Staff Profile

Name: Dylan Thompson
Position: First Year Trainee
DOB: 16/02/1997
Favourite Sporting Team: Roosters
All Time Playing Partners: Greg Norman, Dustin Johnson, Adam Scott
Other interests: Cars, Fishing and Fitness

Equipment Used

Driver: Titleist 915
Irons: Srixon 745’s
Putter: Scotty Cameron GOLO 5
Balls: Titleist Pro V1

Tim McKinnon – Shop Assistant Golf Club Pro Shop

Tim joined the team in 2016 and has been a great help in assisting the pros and members of Bathurst Golf Club. Although he doesnt know everybody at the club yet he is keen to get to know them and how he can assist them with there golf. He has rapidly reduced his handicap down to single figures and wants to lower this even more. He is a keen student in learning all aspects of the daily operations of the pro shop.

Staff Profile

Name: Tim McKinnon
Position: Retail Shop Assistant
DOB: 12-05-1988
Favourite Sporting Team: Tigers NRL
All Time Playing Partners: Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Phil Mickelson
Other interests: Cricket, Photography and Road Safety

Equipment Used

Driver: Nike Covert VRS Tour
Irons: Srixon 565 and 765s
Putter: Nike Method Drone 2.0
Balls: Srixon Z Star XV