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Meet the Professional Team

Chris O’Neill –  PGA Head Professional

Chris joined our team in 2016 after establishing himself as one of the leading golf coaches in South Wales. Chris had a successful amateur career consisting of representing the Glamorgan Men’s 1st team for over 10 years.

Turning Professional in 2013 after completing a BA Hons degree in Psychology from Newport University, Chris now divides his time between competing and coaching at Cardiff Golf Club. Chris has amassed several wins during his short Professional career.

With his knowledge and great rapport skills Chris has built an impressive client base that includes beginners to elite level golfers.

Using video analysis and GC2 launch monitor, Chris can identify any weaknesses and create the simplest plan tailored for you for improvement.

Using our GC2 launch monitor Chris also offers custom fitting, with our Professional Shop stocking many of the leading brands we are most certain to find you the best equipment for your game.

James Black –  PGA Assistant Professional

New PGA assistant Pro James Black is now available to give lessons at Cardiff. He is a young PGA Professional who has had success at County level for Wiltshire. He has represented Wiltshire at U14, U16 and U18 Elite level with multiple Channel League victories. Locally, James won a significant number of Junior Open events and was in top 3 of the Wiltshire Boys Championships multiple times. He also achieved success at club level as Erlestoke Golf Club Champion Golfer and nationally as runner up in Lee Westwood Golf series.
Since starting his professional golfing career, James had 2 wins, as well as 10 finishes in the top 5, and 24 finishes in the top 10.

Max Hibbert – PGA Assistant Trainee

Max joined the team in 2023 while starting his professional journey. Whilst living in Dubai, Max become an avid golfer and also grew interest in developing junior golf. With Max on board we are excited to see how our junior section will thrive! Max will also be on hand to help golfers of all ages and abilities.