Andrew is the Head Golf Professional and has been a PGA Professional for over 30 years and given over 30,000 golf lessons. He has an HND in Golf Psychology, coached HND Golf Studies pupils and been a county coach.
Andrew started his profession at Worplesdon Golf Club as a qualified professional before becoming Head of the South-East Golf Academy working alongside Doug McClelland. His first Head Professional job was at Merrist Wood Golf Club in 1997 and then moved to Ogbourne Downs Golf Club in Wiltshire. Whilst at Ogbourne he took on the new role of Director of Golf as well as continuing his initial position of Golf Professional. Andrew is currently Director of Golf/Golf Professional at Guildford Golf Club and has been at the club since 2008.
Andrew loves to take an active role in the running of the golf club. He and his professional shop team are dedicated to providing a first class service to members and guests. Andrew’s aim is to give honest and unbiased advice encouraging all members and visitors to enjoy their golf. Andrew enjoys working with all standards of players and helping to enhance their understanding and appreciation of the mechanics of their golf swing.
Derek is employed on a part time basis looking after the admin side of our busy Professional Shop and of course within the shop as a retail assistant. A member of the Club and golf enthusiast under the on course direction of AK Golf Academy. Pop in and talk about the latest equipment and shop offers.
Sam has been at Guildford Golf Club since January 2017. He has a Triple Distinction Star in level 3 BTEC sports studies with specific interest in golf. He also supplemented this with a Foundation Degree (Hons) in Golf Business Management. Sam also enjoys getting out and playing golf with the members. Whether it is getting your clubs re-gripped or arranging a lesson with Andy or Ben, Sam is the man to sort it out for you. Sam runs Junior coaching sessions every Sunday from 1:30pm to 3:45pm. So if you have a child interested in golf or wants to get into golf, why not bring them along so they can learn all the various aspects of the great game!! Sam is also the Junior Organiser for Guildford Golf Club.
Sam is in his second year of the PGA training programme.