MEET THE TEAM
Alan Patterson – Head Professional
Alan’s golf career began at Spring Valley GC when he worked as a shop assistant with well known PGA Member Doug Horne. A PGA Professional since 2000, Alan became Assistant PGA Professional at City of Kingston Golf Course in 2003.
Alan brings experience as Director of Golf at Kingston Links GC before becoming a owner operator of Berwick Golf Park. Alan has been Head Professional at Patterson River for the past 6 years. Well known for his club fitting and coaching expertise Alan was crowned 2013 Victorian Club Professional of the year.
Vernon Gunson – Assistant Professional
Vernon grew up playing his junior golf at Keysborough and Victoria Golf Clubs. He completed his traineeship in 2016 after doing his time here at Rossdale GC and at Kew GC. He has worked as Teaching Professional at Kew and Manager of Big Swing Golf in Preston before taking on the role as Assistant Professional here at Rossdale.
Vernon also competes regularly on the PGA Tour of Australiasia and Pro Am Circuits.
Peter Henderson – Golf Operations
Peter is a keen golfer who joined the club back in 1990. He has worked at Rossdale for over 10 years in the Pro Shop. He is passionate about customer service and managing the club competitions and time sheets.