Leonard Nel – Director
|What led you to becoming a PGA Professional?
|I loved every aspect of the game as well as the social aspects of coaching and playing. This lead me down a path of becoming a qualified PGA professional.|
|How long have you been in your current position?
|The company was started in January 2020
|What does your job entail?
|Professional tournaments with our first being at Champagne Sports Resort in March of this year.
We have a premium fitment facility in Linksfield
We own and operate a social league called Duckhook Golf
We organize golf tours throughout the country.
|Do you have any environmental or sustainability goals that you have met and would like to share?
|Our fitment centre and office are fully off grid.
The electricity runs on an inverter via solar panels and
our water is collected in rain tanks, stored and pumped into the building.
|Please give us a brief outline of the path you took to lead you to your current position||I have worked in a green grass environment as well as big box retailers. I wanted to start a business that has the premium feel of big box retailers but also the core customer relation values of smaller green grass stores. This led to the opening of Golf Concepts.|
|Why do you feel that you would be a good candidate to win this award?
|I have taken all the knowledge gained from my mentor professionals and the various industries and used this to create something special that meets the need of every single golfer out there, from the beginner amateur to top professional. The main goal of this business is to grow the game of golf and as a PGA professional this should be your core goal.|