About Us
At Drayton Park Golf Club we recognise that to feel welcome and have all the information you require to enjoy your day’s golf is of paramount importance. Be assured that whatever the occasion, we aim to make your visit an enjoyable one.

Daniel Whitby-Smith - Head PGA Professional
Dan has over 9 years experience in the golfing industry and became a fully qualified PGA Professional in 2017. He has picked up a vast number of playing accolades along the way. These include over 40 professional wins worldwide and being the first ever player to win all 4 Staffordshire major titles in 2018. The next chapter of Dan’s career will see him manage and operate Drayton Park’s Professional Shop which will provide expert customer service, lessons, custom fitting and retail.


Matthew Fieldsend - Assistant PGA Professional
Matt has been a Member at Drayton Park for over 10 years and has worked here since 2013. Matt is a fully qualified PGA Professional having completed his training alongside his degree in Applied Golf Management Studies at the University of Birmingham. Matt is heavily involved in junior development at the golf club, providing structured weekly sessions for juniors of all ages and abilities. He also extends his coaching services to the whole membership providing a very personal and professional ex


Simon Dainter - Assistant Coach
Simon is a new member of the team with 6 years experience working in the golfing industry. He is currently undertaking professional golf studies and is passionate about improving people’s golf game whilst creating a relaxed and friendly learning environment. Simon is starting a new chapter with us to assist Matthew with junior development and will be available to provide coaching for the whole membership.