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Daniel Whitby-Smith : Professional Golfer

About Me

Since turning professional in 2013 Dan has amounted 13 wins within the UK, he has also had top 5 finishes in Dubai, Spain and Portugal.

Further achievements also include topping the PGA Staffordshire money list, Top 15 finish in the PGA Midland money list, appearing on Sky Sports and Canal + in Spain. Over the next few years Dan is looking to make the transition to the Challenge Tour with his ultimate goal being to get a full card on the European Tour in the next 5 years.

Professional Career

  • PGA Midland Ruddington Grange Pro-Am Winner 2016 – 69 (-2)
  • PGA Midland Swindon Pro-Am Winner 2016 – 70 (-1)
  • PGA Midland Olton Pro-Am Winner 2016 – 69 (-1)
  • Enville PGA Pro-Am Winner 2016 – 67 (-5)
  • Whittington PGA Pro-Am Winner 2016 – 69 (-1)
  • Sandwell PGA Pro-Am Winner 2016 – 68 (-3)
  • Ingestre PGA Pro-Am Winner 2016 – 69 (-1)
  • Drayton Park PGA Pro-Am Winner 2015 – 66 (-5)
  • PGA Midland Ruddington Grange Pro-Am Winner 2015 – 68 (-3)
  • PGA Midland Stonebridge Pro-Am Winner 2015 – 69 (-1)
  • Newcastle Under Lyme PGA Pro-Am Winner 2015 – 72 (Level)
  • Staverton Park Winter Series Winner 2015 – 71 (Level)
  • PGA Midland Assistants Strokeplay Championship Winner – 69 (-1)

Team

  • Coach – Ben Challis
  • Putting Coach – Nick Soto

Profile

  • D.O.B – 21-06-1994
  • Weight – 10 st 6 lbs
  • Height– 5 ft 11 inches
  • Turned professional 2013 aged 18
  • Attached to Whittington Heath Golf Club

Targets

End Of 2017 (1 Year)

  • Top 5 finish in Midland PGA Order of Merit
  • Win Staffordshire PGA Order of Merit
  • Win outside the U.K.
  • Play a Challenge Tour Event through qualification or invite
  • Get through European Tour School Stage 1

2020 (3 Years)

  • Gain a Challenge Tour category via European Tour Q School
  • Play regularly on The Challenge Tour
  • Play a European Tour Event

2022 (5 Years)

  • Gain a European Tour Card
  • Qualify to play in a Major Championship