Gary McNeill (Head Professional)
Charlene Reid (Senior Assistant/PGA Professional)
She grew up playing junior golf Royal Portrush and at Gracehill Golf Club.
Charlene attended Pfeiffer University in North Carolina, USA on a golf scholarship where she represented the Lady Falcons at every tournament for 8 seasons (4 years). In her Junior year she won her conference tournament and was named Conference Carolinas MVP. Then in her Senior Year she was runner up at the NCAA Nationals 2009 and named as an All American for her golfing achievements.
Charlene graduated in 2009 with a degree in Sports Management and a Minor in Business. She then returned home from the USA and played Amateur golf at International Level for three consecutive years, representing Ireland at the European Team Championships and Home Internationals from 2009-2011.
She became a Professional in September 2012. Charlene primarily concentrates on the Junior Coaching at the club and coordinates many camps throughout the year.
Alan Dunbar (PGA Assistant Professional)
Alan Dunbar is native to the area and grew up playing golf at Rathmore Golf Club which is an associate of Royal Portrush Golf Club.
Alan had a very successful amateur career winning many prestigious events such as the St Andrews Links Trophy in 2009, the Irish Open Amateur in 2010, and the Amateur Championship in June 2012. His victory in the Amateur Championship gave him an exemption to the Majors. He played in the 141st Open Championship and 2013 Masters.
Alan played a vital role in the 2011 GB&I Walker Cup team where they beat USA 14-12.
He turned professional in 2013 and made his professional debut at the Challenge de Madrid. He played Challenge Tour and Euro Pro for 5 years before deciding to change his career path. Alan joined Elm Park Golf Club in 2017 as Assistant Professional where he would embark on his PGA Qualifications.
Alan joined the Professional team at Royal Portrush in March 2020. He enjoys coaching players of all abilities.
Aimée Hart (Sales Assistant)
Aimée joined the team as a Sales Assistant in 2019.
Aimée grew up playing junior golf at Royal Portrush and has represented the club numerous times. She enjoys playing golf with her grandfather and friends. Aimée won the Ladies International Golf Tournament at Bushfoot Golf Club in 2017 and currently has a handicap of 10.
Aimée has a degree in Fashion and Textiles and really enjoys merchandising, communicating with the members and welcoming visitors to The Club.