Lessons


Golf coaching is all about you and what you want to get out of your game. We pride ourselves on being good listeners and aim to provide the best possible professional advice, whilst ensuring each lesson is tailored and enjoyable for the golfer.

Why Coaching?

We’re passionate about helping you play better golf.

Every golfer enjoys the game more when they’re hitting good shots and playing well. This is our mission for you.

Think back to your last few rounds and try to pinpoint an area that cost you shots…

Maybe, you had too many three-putts as a result of poor distance control? Or did you miss too many fairways to the right meaning you had to chip out sideways? It could be that you play well in practice rounds with your friends but struggle to replicate that in competitions?

Through our experiences in the game and our PGA education, we appreciate that every golfer is different. That’s why we offer a range of lessons and packages to suit everyone.

Lessons will cover:

  • Golf Fundamentals
  • Swing Basics
  • Short Game
  • Long Game
  • Course Management

Our Staff

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Gary Booth - Academy Manager, Director of Retail and PGA Professional

What type of golfers do you enjoy coaching the most? I enjoy coaching all abilities, but from the early days setting up Winchester Golf Academy I especially loved starting off the junior programmes and watching them all develop into brilliant young golfers. The group lessons are always fun too and they are a good reminder of how social and sociable golf is meant to be. What are 5 words that describe you best as a coach? Professional, analytical, realistic, inventive and fun What are your specialist coaching areas? I tend to focus on custom fittings these days, and I’m a great believer that every golfer should try to have the very best equipment that they can afford. I really enjoy the custom fitting process and building a set of clubs to a specification that I know will really make a massive difference to the customer.

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Emma Booth - Academy Manager, Director of Coaching and PGA Professional

What type of golfers do you enjoy coaching the most? I enjoy coaching all abilities, but especially new golfers. I love introducing people to golf and setting them off on their journey with the sport I love. My other passion is golf psychology. I enjoy helping students improve their relationship with golf and their mindset on the course. What are 5 words that describe you best as a coach? Kind, specificity, simplistic, feel based and fun What are your specialist coaching areas? Chipping has always been the area of the game I find most enjoyable, so I love sharing my passion and expertise. My other coaching focus is taking golfers back to basics and rebuilding their swing.

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Ben Wall - PGA Professional

What type of golfers do you enjoy coaching the most? Low handicapper/elite players but any golfer with the right attitude and work ethic. I use the same ethos with all my golfers - improve technique, practice correctly and play smart. What are 5 words that describe you best as a coach? Practical, relaxed, performance-based coaching What are your specialist coaching areas? I specialise in performance coaching, creating real life pressure scenarios and skills testing. The second area is shot shaping and manipulating ball flights. I had to learn this quickly growing up on a Links course. If a golfer can manipulate the ball, they can play more freely.

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Dean Harrison - PGA Professional

What type of golfers do you enjoy coaching the most? I enjoy working with all types of golfers, but especially enjoy introducing beginners to the game and watching them grow in confidence and passion What are 5 words that describe you best as a coach? Inclusive, experienced, patient, encouraging, empathetic What are your specialist coaching areas? I'm a versatile and experienced all rounder but I would say my strength is enabling beginners to grasp the game very quickly so that they get some immediate rewards and enjoyment. Golf is difficult and can be frustrating but my focus is on quick wins and realistic goals so that everyone can find enjoyment for life

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