Gary has been a Golf Professional and High Performance Golf Coach for 23 years. He has coached all levels of golfers ranging from tour players to beginners. Gary has worked with some of the best coaches on the European Tour and US Tour, these include his coach and mentor Chuck Cook, Ben Doyle, Jim Flick, Robert Baker. His teaching style comes from years working on the principles of the golfing machine and modern golf biomechanics. He has studied with Dr Young Hoo Kwon a Ph D biomechanist who has worked with Tiger Woods and golf coach Chris Como.
He holds a degree in Golf Biomechanics and is a proud member of the Titleist Performance Institute and has trained and attended many courses in professional golf. His teaching style is based on the 3 imperatives of the golf swing:
A: A good impact position creating flat left wrist.
B: A straight plane line.
C: Lag with body pivot and kinematic sequence.
Gary has delivered many golf seminars and workshops for education, local government, governing bodies and large multi national companies. These include Glasgow City Council, East Ayrshire Council, South Lanarkshire Council,BBC Sport, Real Radio, Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup in 2014. Most recently the 2018 European Championships.
He currently works as a coach consultant with both male and female tour players and has over 1000 private and business clients.
" Gary is a wonderful teacher and friend"
Chuck Cook PGA Golf Digest Top 50 Teacher
" Gary has done a remarkable job teaching Juniors and has worked with elite golfers"
Jim Flick PGA Jack Nicklaus Teacher
Adult: 1to1x 90 mins coaching session
Adult: Block of 10 x 90 mins individual coaching sessions.
Junior: 90 mins individual coaching session.
Ladies: Block group coaching sessions: 4 sessions 90 mins each week for 4 weeks minimum 6 maximum 8 per class.
Men: Block group coaching sessions: 4 sessions 90 mins each week for 4 weeks minimum 6 maximum 8 per class.
Adult 55+: 90 mins individual coaching session.
Adult mixed 55+: Block group coaching sessions 90 mins each week for 4 weeks minimum 6 maximum 8 per class. All prices are per person.
Golf coaching workshops are fun and interactive that provide companies and organisations the opportunity to experience golf and discuss business outwith the normal office meeting environment. There are two packages available that will suit the needs of the clients. All packages include lunch with tea and coffee provided at registration.The studio has a conference room for presentations and a fully staffed kitchen and dining area. The facility has full parking and controlled CCTV entry.
The workshops are designed for all levels of golfers or non golfers, from advanced to beginners. There are two packages available a half day workshop or a full day workshop. All equipment is provided. The workshops cover the full golf swing and short game, including putting. The golf simulator allows the clients to play any golf course from the library of 45 courses, as well as fun target par 3 challenges. Each delegate will be given a plan of improvement and a booklet of drills which will include golf biomechanics and fitness exercises.
Costs: Half day workshop for 14 clients- £350
Half day workshop for 7 clients- £195
Full day workshop for 14 clients- £500
Full day workshop for 7 clients- £395
Full workshop plan and lunch details will be sent out 12 days before commencement. The Golf studio and facilities can be hired out for private functions or professionals wishing to bring their own clients. Contact for details.
Gary has worked with many organisations and delivered high performance clinics and masterclasses for some of the best sporting events worldwide.
Glasgow City Council
Commonwealth Games 2014
Ryder Cup Gleneagles 2014
European Championships 2018
Education Schools & Universities
Sandyhills Golf Club Coach/Consultant
Bearsden Golf Club Coach/Consultant
Annanhill Golf Club Coach/Consultant
Bishopbriggs Golf Club Coach/Consultant
East Ayrshire Council Golf Masterclasses
1000 private clients
Titleist Performance Institute
Coca Cola ParkLives
Golfing Machine Authorized Instructor
Evening Times & Glasgow Times