Sandiway Golf Club


Gareth D Jones, Head Professional

AA PGA Qualified Golf Professional

Gareth Jones is an AA PGA Qualified Golf Professional who became the Club Professional at Sandiway Golf Club in April 2013. Before then, from February 2005, Gareth was the Assistant Professional at Sandiway.

He turned professional in 2005 having had an amateur handicap of +2 at Porthmadog and Royal St David’s Golf Clubs. Gareth was on a golf scholarship in America in 2000 and holds the course record at three courses including Eaton Golf Club in 2012 with a round of 64.

2013 Breakthrough Professional of the year.

2017 EMP Professional of the year.

Matthew Nixon, Assistant Professional

Matt joined the team in June 2022. Matt was a top amateur golfer nationwide from an early age; he won the Boys Amateur Championship in 2006 at the age of 17, and played in the Jacques Léglise Trophy that year. He played for the national side from 2006 onwards, and was ranked as high as 14th in the World Amateur Golf Rankings. In the USA, he was ranked 7th in the Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking. He broke the course record at Pannal Golf Club in 2005, shooting 63, 9-under-par at age 16. He reached the semi-finals of The Amateur Championship in 2010, losing to the eventual winner Jin Jeong of South Korea.

Matt turned Pro in 2010 entered the qualifying school for the European Tour, and came through all three stages to earn his playing rights for 2011.

He also secured his European Tour card at Qualifying School in 2012, 2016 and 2017.

In 2018, Matt had his best year on Tour finishing 13th at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, tied for 18th at the BMW International Open, ninth at the Porsche European Open and eighth at the Andalucía Valderrama Masters.

Gareth's Shop at Sandiway

Gareth's shop has an extensive stock of the latest and best in golf clubs, accessories and clothing. When visiting the club please feel free to browse in the shop, where you will be made most welcome.

Gareth's aim is to help you get the most enjoyment from golf, whatever your level of play. He offers top brands, expert advice and a range of services to make sure you buy golf equipment that's right for your game. At a price that's right too!

Special deals are often available - including:

  • Try before you buy
  • Low Price Promise
  • Custom fitting
  • PGA qualified staff
  • Open 7 days a week to everyone

Coaching Rates

Gareth and Matt offer coaching to both members and non-members using the latest launch monitor technology and video analysis.

Gareth Jones Matt Nixon
30 minute lesson
60 minute lesson
60 minute lesson £40

Six (30min) lessons for the price of five

Six (60min) lessons for the price of five 

£150/£250 Six lessons (60min) for the price of five £200
Four-hole playing lesson £50 Four-hole playing lesson £45
Eight-hole playing lesson £75 Eight-hole playing lesson £70


Tel: 01606 880813

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Course Status

Course Open Updated: 10th Jun 2024

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The Clubhouse - Chester Road , Sandiway, NORTHWICH , CW8 2DJ
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