Meet The Team
Ed Bartlett - Director
Ed is a director and shareholder and is based at South Essex Golf Club to to oversee the running of the business.
Ed’s father Russell built the course over 25 years ago, and since First Golf took over from Crown Golf in 2020, Ed is actively involved with the program of improvements currently underway.
Ed is a keen golfer and plays off 6 handicap.
Mark Davis - Director of Golf
Mark is a former European Tour player with a distinguished playing career, and is responsible for golf operations at South Essex Golf Club. Mark won the English Amateur Open Stroke play Championship in 1984 and represented England at youth, junior and senior Level.
Mark turned professional in 1986 and played on the European Tour for over 20 years, finishing in the top one hundred Order of Merit eight times, with a best of 31st in 1994. Mark won The Austrian Open in 1991 and 1994, and subsequently played on the Seniors Tour winning the Scottish Open in 2014.
Conrad Simon - General Manager
Conrad was appointed general manager of South Essex Golf Club in 2018, having previously managed Top Golf in Chigwell for 7 years. Originally from Namibia a warm welcome is always given by Conrad.
Conrad is responsible for the day to day management operations at the club, and for the introduction of new member programs and initiatives.
Peter Dawson - Course Manager
Peter joined the staff as Head Greenkeeper in 1997, and has served the club for 23 years.Peter manages the team of professional greenkeepers and strives to produce the best playing surfaces of the highest standard as well as first class presentation.