Meet The Team

Bridge Pa's NZPGA Qualified Golf Professionals

Hastings and Bridge Pa Golf Club in Hawkes Bay

NZPGA Professional and Head Professional Brett Allan is proud to welcome you and your guests to Hastings Golf Club.

Brett Allan - Head Professional

Brett has spent time learning his trade in New Zealand, England and Canada. He started his PGA traineeship in 2006 and came to Hastings from Peninsula Golf Club, Auckland.

golf professionalBrett enjoys spending time on the range assisting golfers in making the correct investment when it comes to new clubs. Not everyone is the same nor do they swing the same. It is imperative that when thinking about investing in new clubs you come and talk to us and we can advise you of the best set composition for your game. Brett has invested time in learning to use Flightscope and Swing Catalyst along with high speed camera technology to best benefit his clients.

A regular competitor in PGA Pro-Am events and attendee of training workshops Brett always has his finger on the pulse of what is new and current. Brett has a love and passion for the game which has seen him take on a role on the board of Hawkes Bay Golf in which he believes he will be able to better serve golfers of the region and grow the game.

Feel free to contact me for any coaching or fitting bookings and I look forward to watching your handicap drop.

Brett is a proud member of Team Callaway and has Callaway clubs in the bag. He uses the Chrome Soft Ball.

Andrew 'AJ' Jones - PGA Trainee Professional

AJ has joined the team at SpecialTee Golf in June 2017 and is completing his PGA Traineeship. AJ was at  Remuera Golf Club for a number of years where he worked in the cafe and bar and then jumped into the task of doing his PGA apprenticeship. Get in touch with AJ to arrange any coaching or with any general golf questions you may have. AJ plays Mizuno golf clubs and uses the Bridgestone B330 XS ball.


Thomas Alderson - Shop Assistant

Thomas is the newest and youngest member of the team at SpecialTee Golf. He thinks he is the #1 player in the shop but AJ and Brett give him friendly reminders from time to time just to make sure the young man isn’t getting too far ahead in the Proshop matches. Thomas is full of knowledge with all things golf equipment wise so feel free to ask him anything – he is wise beyond his years. Thomas plays Ping golf clubs and uses the Titleist Pro V1 ball.