Mitchell Golf Equipment is pleased to announce the hire of Patrick Gallagher, PGA Professional, who joins the Mitchell team as the Director of Sales and Golf Operations. Within this role, Patrick will further the company’s standing as the industry leader of professional grade measuring, bending and club repair equipment. Mitchell Golf will continue a focus on providing education and resources for golf professionals, club builders and players at all levels of the game.
“I was attracted to the company’s long tradition of excellent service, as well as top quality products and innovation.’ Gallagher said. “I believe in the importance of proper golf club fitting and alterations using Mitchell Golf Equipment. I want to help golf professionals and club makers elevate their careers, while also helping players achieve ideal ball flight and ultimately find more enjoyment in golf.”
“While Ed Mitchell will continue with Mitchell Golf as a consultant, it was time to find the person who will take on Ed’s role as the face of Mitchell Golf. We felt strongly about hiring a PGA Professional who would understand and connect with the golf industry, develop and build relationships with our customers and provide leadership within the company. Patrick brings a great deal of energy and enthusiasm to Mitchell Golf.” said owners, Andrew and Stephanie Dobbins.
Gallagher’s interest in the game of golf started as a young child growing up in Metro Detroit. He attended Campbell University in North Carolina and graduated from the Professional Golf Management program. Throughout his career, Gallagher worked at many of the country’s top golf facilities, including Pinehurst and Oakland Hills. This experience affirmed his interest in the golf industry and taught him the value of outstanding customer service.
“I am ecstatic to join the Mitchell team. It’s truly an honor to be mentored by Mr. Ed Mitchell. I am taking advantage of the time I have with Ed to learn the history of the company, the product line and the its place in the golf industry. I look forward to working with the Dobbins family to grow Mitchell Golf and to move the company forward.” he said.
Gallagher and his wife, Elizabeth, are the proud parents of Elsianne (4) and Rylan (1). While golf is his passion, family is Patrick’s greatest joy. An avid sports fan, he enjoys following the Detroit Tigers and Lions, as well as attending various sporting events.