Gavin Woodroffe

Gavin Woodroffe – General Manager

Zimbali Country Club

Zimbali Country Club


What led you to becoming a PGA Professional?


From a very young age I realised I wanted golf to be a part of my life and to be given the opportunity to combine a career with the game I love was a dream come true.
How long have you been in your current position?


4 Years
What does your job entail?


The entire running of the Club, including and not limited to, Finance, Golf Course, Golf Operations, F&B, Memberships, Marketing.
Do you have any environmental or sustainability goals that you have met and would like to share?


We have designed an Environmental Management Plan for the Estate of Zimbali, and specific consideration with the golf course.
Please give us a brief outline of the path you took to lead you to your current position ·         Apprentice

Kloof Country Club                          1999 – 2001

Mount Edgecombe Country Club 2001 – 2004


·         PGA Member

Oubaai Golf Club                                            2004 – 2013

Erinvale Golf Club                                           2013 – 2016

Zimbali Country Club                                     2016 – Present

Why do you feel that you would be a good candidate to win this award?


I have many years of experience within the PGA industry, and have had the opportunity to be a part of many great clubs, to which I have been able to learn and grow to be a better person and representative of the PGA.