PGA Teaching Professional

Posted on: 22nd Aug 2019

Position Wanted

  • Job Title: PGA Teaching Professional
  • Locations willing to work: Worldwide
  • Salary Expectation: Negotiable
  • Current Position: Teaching Professional

Skills

Scottish, PGA Professional dedicated to providing only the best customer service. I have a passion for teaching golf with a background in coaching a variety of sports. I have an outstanding reputation in coaching clients of all ages and abilities. 10 years’ experience working at some of Scotland’s busiest golfing locations and working at large events, including the 2007 Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Club.

ACHIEVEMENTS
Nominated Finalist of the Scottish Golf Tourism Young Personality Award
Multiple Professional wins on the Tartan Tour
Completing the PGA Diploma

Qualifications

EDUCATION
Loch Leven Community Campus
1997 – 2003
SG Scottish Qualification – Maths, English, History, French, Science
Higher Scottish Qualification – English, Graph Com, Physical Education
Higher National Diploma – Sports coaching and development

University of Birmingham
2007 - 2010
BSc Professional Golf

Experience

Downfield Golf Club (Teaching Professional)
March 2016– Present
Group coaching including juniors
Individual coaching including amateur and professionals
Playing lessons with all levels
Custom fitting
Organisation of corporate golf days and members golf tournaments
Golf clinics for both visitors and members
Day to day running of gold shop operations
Running booking system for members and visitors
Experience of utilising trackman with the aspirations to go on to complete my Trackman university training.

Wellsgreen Driving Range (PGA Professional)
Nov 2014 - March 2016
Merchandising in the shop on a day to day basis along with stock control and money handling.
Junior and group coaching
Custom fitting with the use of flightscope
Held a high level of customer service at all times and assisted with restaurant bookings for guests.
Conducted repairs on a variety of different clubs on a regular basis

The Old Collier GC - Florida (Caddy)
October 2013– April 2014
Travelled to Florida to Caddy during the winter season at a prestigious private members club.
Duties included caddying, outside services and maintaining a high level of customer service.

Panmure Golf Club (Assistant PGA Professional)
March 2007 – March 2013
Assisting with the hosting of events such as Seniors Open Qualifying, Open Qualifying, Girls Home International, Ladies Open Qualifying and amateur events.
All levels of teaching including group and individual lessons.
Strong focus on the junior coaching program which included devising tailored coaching plans and development where one of my students went onto obtain national honors.
Coached the Dundee University golf team.
Assisting with all the daily retail activity in the pro shop such as visitor bookings, stock control, custom fitting, customer service and liaising with reps for buying.
Organised and attended member pro golf excursions abroad and at home.

King James VI Golf Club (Assistant Professional)
November 2006 – February 2007
First professional golf job which introduced me to the daily running of the pro shop and junior coaching.
Junior coaching program which included devising tailored coaching plans and development where two of my students went onto obtain national honors.
Assisting with all the daily retail activity in the pro shop such as visitor bookings, stock control, customer service.

UKISC – USA Nationwide (Soccer Coach)
May 2006 – September 2006
Worked in 9 different states with a team of soccer coaches setting up and implementing soccer camps with a 5 day duration for up to 100 children ageing between 5 years to 21 years old.
The role of soccer coach included creating lesson plans, coaching games and developing students to increase confidence and ability.
Promoted to Camp Coordinator due to the recognition of my leadership skills which included tasks such as dealing with parents directly in a professional manner, directing other coaches and organising coach transport.

Date able to start

01/12/2019

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