After getting his Diploma in Recreation / Sports Coaching in 1998, Andrew decided to follow his interest in golf and coaching and undertake the PGA 3 year traineeship.
“Pitty” completed his traineeship in 2001 under the guidance of the principle BannLynchMcDade coaches. Andrew is coach to star amateurs Gabi Ruffels and Alizza Hetherington. Gabi has represented Australia internationally and Alizza was the winner of the 2016 Girls Victorian Junior Championship and 2016 Women's Victorian Amateur Championship.
Andrew's coaching philosophy has been strongly shaped by the proven BannLynchMcDade methodology. Andrew places a teaching emphasis on continual development of all facets of a player's game, regardless of level of ability.
Andrew played golf full time on the Australasian Tour , Canadian Tour, and also competed on the Asian Tour. Andrew was the winner of the 2006 Western Australian PGA.
How did you get into golf?
My grandfather, down at Ocean Grove Golf Club. Your most golf related FAQ and answer?
Q: What's your handicap?
A: I'm a golf professional, we don't need one. Footy team?
- BOMBERS - Hidden talents or special party tricks?
Great artist. Dream holiday?
Go to the Masters. What can you cook to perfection?
Tacos What are your trapped on a desert island books and movies?
Don't read much. Movies: Team America, Caddy Shack, Saw. What are your most commonly used phone apps?
Whats app. Timely. Netflix. Space invaders 2.