RWGC Head Professional
Steven joined RWGC in February 1987 as Assistant Professional having competed on various Professional Tours. During 1992 he became Head Professional and his first job was to create a "golfing experience" within his shop as well as teaching service offering members and visitors an all round coaching experience, including the use of video analysis.
Having survived the fire in 1994, he decided to expand the trading premises to a two tier Professional Shop which carries all the top brands in depth whether you are looking for Equipment, Clothing, Waterproofs or Footwear, we can boast about one of the largest selection in the South not to mention our own Ladies Shop.
Custom fitting is a must, not only are all my Staff trained up by the various suppliers but we use GC2 for the fitting whether it be for Club or Ball, this is essential for all golfers.
Steven learnt his trade under the wing of the late Bob Torrance, father of Sam, who taught the beginner through to Major Champions, has been at Royal Winchester for 29 years and in his own words "learning every day'………….
Ben started his training with the PGA in 2015. He grew up as a junior here at Royal Winchester Golf Club and was delighted to join the professional team in September of 2016.
After his first year of training with the PGA, he was awarded the 'Major John Bywaters MBE Memorial Trophy' for his efforts. This trophy is awarded to the student who acheives the highest average grade during year 1 throughout the whole of the UK.
Ben hopes to become a well established teaching professional, whilst also focusing on improving his own game. He has already notched up a few wins on the Hampshire circuit and would love to progress further.
Senior Teaching Professional
Laurie has been a PGA Porfessional for 46 years. Teaching all around the world learning his trade under the guidance of John Jacobs, one of the best teachers or all time.
Laurie likes to specialise on short game and clients range from beginners to professionals.
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PGA Professional, qualified in 2015. Elliot has been working here at Royal Winchester since April 2014. Elliot started his career at Basingstoke Golf Club in 2012 before joining the team here in 2014. His passion for the game is the reason for his enthusiasm in coaching, whether it be taking a complete beginner to being able to enjoy a game of golf with their friends or a regular golfer looking to better their skills.
"Elliot is a superb teacher. From being a total beginner, I have been able to achieve pars on some of the hardest holes in less than a year.... He analyses your strengths and areas of development carefully and regularly provides thoughtful strategies tailored to you that help you improve. Not dogmatic or "old school" in his approach, but takes pride in constantly innovating to make you enjoy the game. An absolute pleasure." - Costas Kalisperas RWGC Member
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Ryan joined Royal Winchester Golf Club in the spring of 2017. Following completetion of a Bachelors Degree at Clayton State University in Atlanta,Georgia, and a further year competing in the US on various mini tours.
Ryan is from Newport, Wales. He grew up playing golf at the Celtic Manor Resort. Before heading to the US, Ryan was a member of the Welsh national squads, and in 2011 represented Wales in the European Boys Team Championship.
Ryan is aiming to become a established teaching professional, with a major focus on short game and the fundamentals of putting. Ryan also hopes to continue playing and develop his game as he competes on the PGA circuit and other various tours.