Enjoy better golf with our professional golf coaching

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Our added value to you

After spending years honing our skills and working closely with club golfers like you, we're confident that we can lend a helping hand wherever your game needs a little fine-tuning.

As your PGA Professional team, we deeply care about your golf game and the happiness it brings you. That's where the philosophy of We Coach, We Fit, We Care comes into action – our approachable team is always ready to listen to your concerns and help you make positive changes that bring success on the course.

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Whatever Your Handicap, Age or Ability - We Will Improve Your Game

Why Coaching?

Our team of coaches offer a wide range of tuition to suit your personal needs.

Collectively they have a proven track record of helping literally thousands of players reach their potential.

Lessons are available seven days a week which can be indoors in our ‘state of the art’ performance studio or outside on our 18 hole golf course and superb practice facilities, which consist of a full length driving range with grass tee area, a chipping/pitching green with practise bunker and two putting greens.

We also have a number of covered bays, which allows lessons to take place in all conditions.

Our coaches use the very latest in video and ball flight technology, which includes G.A.S.P and TrackMan to help your understanding of the game.

Lessons may be taken individually or in groups. Our classes and coaching packages are designed to meet the needs of all golfers and all abilities.

Sand Martins also holds the status of an ‘Inclusive Club’ by England Golf in recognition of our coaching programmes with visually impaired and children with SEN.

If you are new to the game and do not have clubs – don’t worry, we will provide equipment for your first ‘taster sessions’ at no extra cost.

Lessons will cover:

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

Our Staff

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Ben Emerson - Head PGA Professional

Ben’s unique, honest and fun style of coaching has helped thousands of golfers of all ages and abilities, from beginners to professionals. His clientele include touring professionals, elite amateurs, and celebrities including global superstar Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Williams, with Robbie calling him; “The best coach I’ve ever had. With 20 years’ experience working in the golf and leisure industry, his credentials include; PGA Advanced Professional AAT, TPI Advanced Golf Coach, K-Motion Advanced 3D Biomechanics, Trackman Level 2 Certified, BodiTrak, Swing Catalyst and Master 'Mind Factor' Performance Coach. He is also a Callaway Staff Player and adidas Ambassador. His modern approach has seen him become one of the most sought after coaches in the country with Golf Monthly quoting him “One of the UK’s most cutting-edge coaches.

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Chris Mackenzie - Golf Operations Manager & Assistant PGA Professional

Chris is a passionate professional who turned pro in 2021 when he first enrolled on the PGA training programme. Chris is in the latter stages of the PGA training programme where he looks to become a fully qualified PGA professional early next year. For more information on lessons and getting your journey to better golf started please contact the professional shop on 01189792711.

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Matt Bailey - Retail Specialist

With over ten years of experience in the golf industry, Matt joins us as our new Retail Specialist here at Sand Martins Golf Club.

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