About

My name is Geoff Saayman, and I am fanatical about golf. In the truest sense of the word…! Just ask anyone who knows me!

I first joined a golf club in the late 1990’s and managed to get my handicap down to single figures within 3 years. As you might imagine, that entailed some serious passion and dedication. I’ve been known to spend entire vacations playing 36 holes a day, every day… sadly, some of my (ex) friends just didn’t understand that when I said I was going on vacation to play golf, I meant exactly that!

When my family and I moved from South Africa to Switzerland in 2001 I wanted to use the opportunity to move into the professional golf world. At the time I was considered too old to start a PGA Teachers Training couse, so I did the next best thing & started working in a golf store, the largest golf group in Switzerland. During my 3 years there, I learned a lot about golf equipment and completed a club fitting course in 2004. I also made many friends and have a support base of golfers throughout Switzerland and Germany.

I have since been able to take my first steps into the professional golf world and have completed my assistant professional diploma with the German PGA and am currently employed and giving lessons at Golfpark Waldkirch which is just outside of St Gallen toward Zurich. I really get a kick out of helping people get the very best out of their game.

My most memorable moments in golf thus far – I met Ernie Els at Leopard Creek Golf Course in South Africa … and I achieved a hole in one on a 193 metre par 3 in Waldkirch Golf Club, Switzerland!

5 responses

14 01 2008
Nick

Nice one Geoff. Good on you mate.

15 01 2008
Howard patmore

Great blog Geoff Hope you get to come and play at fancourt real soon

17 01 2008
Martin & Gerdus

Good site Geoff. Enjoy.

24 02 2011
Adele

Had the pleasure of meeting and playing with Geoff…what a fantastic 19 holes with both him and Kark….great guys!!
Thanks for a great day!

Adele

24 02 2011
Geoff

Hey Adele

Thanks and it was a complete pleasure for us too. If you are keen 0810 at Lost City tomorrow. Stay in touch.

Cheers

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