Our Team

Our Golf Shop team offers the experience and golf knowledge to help you get the most out of your game. 

Whether you’re looking for tuition or you want to discuss your technique with a professional, Southport Golf Club is here to help. We have highly experienced staff and golf professionals plus the facilities and technology to ensure you enhance your skills and scoring. Our team can fit your equipment and ensure you have the right gear for your golf game. 

Explore more about our golf team, head professional and teaching professionals below:

Phillip Wolvaardt  Golf Operations Manager

Handicap: 2

Grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa

Speaks Afrikaans, English

Diploma Film and Television
QUT Bachelor of Arts
MBA Australian Institute of Business (in process)
General Manager of Gordonvale Golf Club
Operations Manager of Parkwood Golf Club

Passionate foodie
Ben Campbell Head Professional

Queensland Junior Squad – 1999
PGA Professional since 2001
Played on Australasian & Asian Tours – 2005-2007
Low round  60  (Sanctuary Cove)

Bachelor of Business Management
Diploma of Sports Management
Certificate IV Fitness

Mad Wests Tigers fan
Mitch WilsonAssistant Teaching Professional  

PGA Member since 2016
Low round 65 (Southport Golf Club)

Diploma in Sports Management
Certificate V in Coaching

Can be found at the gym
Matt McLeanGolf Operations

PGA Member since 2016
Low round 63 (Lismore Golf Club)

Diploma in Sports Management
Certificate V in Coaching

Loves all things hockey

Cameron Palmer 
Golf Operations

Handicap: 4

Went to Emmanuel College
Bachelor of Exercise Science – 2019
Entering 1st Year Masters of Physiotherapy

Massive football (soccer) fan

Get in touch with the Golf Shop team today to arrange tuition or suffice your golfing needs.

m: (07) 5571 1444
e: golfshop@southportgolfclub.com.au