The staff and service provided by the professional team at Royal Mid-Surrey have been held in high regard by the members, guests and visitors of the golf club for some time. They have great ambitions, continually seek to gain further knowledge and qualifications and want to immerse themselves in club life. Their desire to please is clear to be seen and they will always go above and beyond to help make your day at the golf club a great one.

Dean Rodgers

Turned Pro: 2004

Head Professional: Since 2020

Home Town: London

Favourite Course: Loch Lomond and Quinta do Lago (South)

Biggest Influence: Tiger Woods

Greatest Achievements: Scratch at 15, Surrey Order of Merit Winner, Pro Shop Europe Awards Winner, Head Pro at RMS


Dan Leeke

Turned Pro: 2014

Home Town: Shrewsbury

Favourite Course: Wentworth West Course

Biggest Influence: Tiger Woods

Favourite Brands: TaylorMade and J. Lindeberg

Greatest Achievements: PGA Rookie of The Year, Midlands Assistant of The Year (all 3 years of PGA training)


Sam Geddes

Grew up in Lancashire and learnt the game at Clitheroe Golf Club – a club at which he has worked in the Pro Shop

(PGA Professional) as well as some part-time greenkeeping and bar tending.

In 2021, he was the Head Assistant Pro at Clitheroe and delivered coaching,

retailing, customer services, club repairs, academies and golf operations.

Sam joins us having most recently worked in a golf studio in Surbiton

for the last 17 months after completing his University of Birmingham Golf Degree and coaching courses.

He is delighted to swap the studio environment for the green grass and fresh air of Royal Mid-Surrey.


Jonathan Stapleton

Turned Pro: 2019

Home Town: Grantham, Lincolnshire

Experience: Edgbaston GC, Birmingham; Belton Woods GC, Lincolnshire; Quinta do Lago, Portugal; Wentworth Club, Surrey; Medinah CC, Chicago.

Favourite Brands: KJUS

Greatest Achievements: Degree from the University of Birmingham in Applied Golf Management


Jordan Baker

Turned Pro: 2016

Home Town: Eastbourne, East Sussex

Favourite Course: Bayonne Golf Club, NJ, USA

Biggest Influence: George Gankas / Padraig Harrington

Favourite Brands: Titleist, Peter Millar and GFORE

Greatest Achievements: 2nd Place OOM Golden State Tour, NCAA All-American. 4 Hole in One’s

including one on a par 4!)


Cathy Smith

Our retail and customer service expert all the way from Adelaide, Australia.

Favourite Course: Shoal Creek, Alabama, USA

Favourite Golfer: My grandson Bronson followed by Tiger Woods for his work ethic and ongoing support for junior development and community projects through his TGR Foundation.

Favourite Brands: Rohnisch

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