>>Meet our Junior team

Meet our Junior team

Nicky TibbettsNicky

PGA Professional

Nicky joined Carlisle Golf Club with his brother when he was 12 years old. 

Nicky has an outstanding playing career which started to blossom in 2011 when he represented Cumbria U18’s in the Northern Counties League and also won the Junior County Championship.

In 2012 Nicky was given the opportunity to go to America and represent the Golf School prior to the opening of the Lee Westwood Academy in Orlando. After spending 5 weeks playing and practicing in the sun he was offered a scholarship to stay for 9 months and play on the ‘Fore The Players’ mini tour.

An important part of the Professional Team who’s passion and desire to achieve his personal goals has seen him become Club Champion in 2015 and an integral part of the County Men’s Team.

In 2015, Nicky turned professional and competed on the Europro Tour for three years where he learnt more about my game and golf than he could have imagine. Nicky became an Assistant PGA Professional in 2018 here at Carlisle Golf Club. Since then, he has have fully qualified and “have a dream job of being the PGA Teaching Professional at Carlisle Golf Club.”


Nicola Wood

Club Welfare Officer 

Nicola is extremely passionate about Junior Golf and is here to support Carlisle Golf Club to create a safe and welcoming environment where juniors, young people and vulnerable adults can have a fun, safe and positive experience when playing golf. Nicola plays golf at Carlisle and is a part of the Cumbria County Ladies team. 

Nicola’s role at the golf club is to ensure our policies and procedures that our junior coaching team work by are kept up to date as well as dealing any concerns you may have.

As Carlisle Golf Club’s Welfare Officer, Nicola posses an enhanced DBS Check processed by England Golf, is certified in Safeguarding and Protection of Children in Sport and has attended a Time to Listen Workshop (an interactive workshop developed by the NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit). 

If something is worrying you and you need to talk or you have a concern, you can contact Nicola on 07824441622.