Golf Lessons In Adelaide: Full List Of PGA Pros

If you’ve arrived on this page, it likely means you’re a keen Adelaide golfer who is trying to improve your game.

No doubt you’ve been grinding hard on the range by yourself, consuming endless amounts of YouTube videos and trying to apply what you’ve learnt to your own swing – but haven’t quite seen the results you’re looking for.

You’re probably thinking ‘no matter how hard I try, I might never get my handicap down to single figures’.

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It can be deflating not to reap any rewards for your hard work.

If that sounds like you, don’t worry – I was in exactly the same boat.

I practiced, and practiced, and YouTubed, and practiced some more, yet after two years, my handicap barely budged.

Eventually, I bit the bullet and decided to search for a PGA professional to help me with my game. And it was the best decision I ever made.

What should you look for in a golf pro?

Not all PGA golf professionals are the same. In fact, you’ll rarely find one similar to another.

Each will have different teaching philosophies, different personalities and different drills for you to work on to try and get better.

Some will spend most of your lesson talking, while others will watch you hit dozens of balls and only offer input where they see fit.

Some you will ‘click’ with, and some you will not. That’s human nature.

Blackwood pro Matthew Dent gives some chipping tips.

The most important thing when searching for a golf pro is to find one you are comfortable with.

After all, it’s likely you’ll be spending a decent chunk of money with them over the ensuing months to help reach your goals (but we’ll get to price shortly).

If you hate their bad jokes, find another pro.

If you don’t feel like you’re improving after a few lessons, find another pro.

If you don’t see them using the latest in Trackman or FlightScope technology, find another pro.

You are not obligated to keep going back to the same teacher, only to get the same average results.

Find someone who you are comfortable with, and can relate to their teaching, and you will improve far, far quicker.

What is the price of golf lessons?

Prices can vary from pro to pro, but as a general rule, a 30-minute lesson will cost around $50-$60 while a 60-minute lesson will cost around $100.

Some of the pricing will depend on whether the pro uses the latest in golf technology, such as Trackman or FlightScope as mentioned above.

This equipment gives the pro real-time flight data every time you hit a shot – such as your angle of attack, club face positioning, club speed, launch angle and more – which they can use to diagnose your swing flaws, and then determine how to correct them.

Frankly, if you rock up to your lesson and don’t see your pro using this technology, that’s a red flag – and I’d recommend finding one who does.

After all, if they’re not using every means possible to help you improve, it makes sense to assume you will improve at a slower rate than pros who do utilise the latest technology.

Mount Osmond pro Ian Pritchard teaching using FlightScope technology.

Where can I get golf lessons in Adelaide?

So, without anything further, below is the full list of PGA professionals in Adelaide and its surrounding regions who offer golf lessons.

Don’t hesitate about booking a lesson in – it may seem expensive at first, but it is the fastest way to becoming a better golfer.


Aston Hills Golf Club

Benjamin Traeger

Address: 435 Bald Hills Rd, Mount Barker SA 5251

Phone: (08) 8391 0547

Email: mtbarker@oncoursegolf.com.au

“Ben is your local golfing professional at Aston Hills. His on-course pro shop caters for all your golfing needs including lessons, club repair, club fitting, latest sporting fashions and more. Book in to start improving your game” – Aston Hills Golf Club

Read our review of Aston Hills Golf Club HERE


Blackwood Golf Club

Matthew Dent

Address: 611 Cherry Gardens Rd, Cherry Gardens SA 5157

Phone: (08) 8388 2313

Email: blackwood_Pro@live.com

“Matt has been at Blackwood for over 15 years and is now the club’s longest serving golf professional. As well as possessing excellent teaching ability, Matt’s special area of interest is supporting charities and raising funds through golf days. He has run numerous highly successful charity days for CANTEEN” – Blackwood Golf Club

Troy Lane

Address: 611 Cherry Gardens Rd, Cherry Gardens SA 5157

Phone: (08) 8388 2313

Email: simplisticgolf@icloud.com

“Troy Lane is a five times SA Teacher of the Year. He has a wealth of expertise, experience and knowledge of the game. Over the years, Troy has instructed many fine tour professionals. With his friendly manner and genial demeanour, Troy has assisted many players to improve their strokes and therefore their overall game” – Blackwood Golf Club


Drummond Golf West Beach

Glenn Roberts

Address: Adelaide Shores Off, Tapleys Hill Rd, West Beach SA 5024

Phone: (08) 8356 4888

Email: westbeach@drummondgolf.com

Glenn is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Glenn has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Peter Radford

Address: Adelaide Shores Off, Tapleys Hill Rd, West Beach SA 5024

Phone: (08) 8356 4888

Email: westbeach@drummondgolf.com

Peter is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Peter has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Christopher Crocker

Address: Adelaide Shores Off, Tapleys Hill Rd, West Beach SA 5024

Phone: 0429 334 013

Email: cecrocker@pgamember.org.au

Christopher is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Christopher has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Read our review of Drummond Golf West Beach HERE


Geoff Heath Par 3 Golf Course

Jon White

Address: 60 James St, Campbelltown SA 5074

Phone: N/A

Email: info@easyswing.com.au

Jon is a AAA (highest standard in industry) professional golf coach and has been coaching the game for over 20 years. He recently became certified in a method of coaching called E2E (Elbow to Elbow) which was founded by the world’s number one golf science coach, Jack Kuykendall. E2E is the simplest mechanics in the history of golf.


Glenelg Golf Club

Jordan Harkin

Address: James Melrose Rd, Novar Gardens SA 5040

Phone: (08) 8350 3250

Email: jharkin@pgamember.org.au

Jordan is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Jordan has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Samuel Hughes

Address: James Melrose Rd, Novar Gardens SA 5040

Phone: (08) 8350 3250

Email: shughes@pgamember.org.au

Samuel is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Samuel has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Gavin Fontaine

Address: James Melrose Rd, Novar Gardens SA 5040

Phone: (08) 8350 3250

Email: gavfon@aol.com

“With over 20 years of knowledge in teaching golf as an AAA golf professional in Australia and overseas, Gavin provides professional golf tuition for all levels.  Gavin is largely based at the North Adelaide Golf Course but will be offering lessons at Glenelg and spending some time in the shop. With a great passion for teaching, Gavin dedicates every lesson to his students’ individual needs to help improving their games and build up confidence in their golf” – Glenelg Golf Club


Grange Golf Club

Warren Mercer

Address: White Sands Dr, Grange SA 5022

Phone: (08) 8355 7100

Email: warren@golfshopatgrange.com.au

Warren is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Warren has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Nicholas McCormack

Address: White Sands Dr, Grange SA 5022

Phone: (08) 8355 7100

Email: nicksgolf@gmail.com

Nicholas has been a PGA of Australia member since 1971, is a former state coach and current head coach of junior program McCormack’s Golf. Nicholas’ years of teaching experience can help you improve your game.


Highercombe Golf Club

Cameron Scott

Address: 101 Paracombe Rd, Paracombe SA 5132

Phone: (08) 8380 5266

Email: highercombe@oncoursegolf.com.au

“Cameron is a fully certified golf instructor and will see to all your golfing needs – including providing you with professionally fitted golf clubs and accessories, clothing, footwear and gift certificates. He also offers golf lessons to improve every aspect of your game. Cameron operates a well-stocked and competitively priced pro shop, which is a member of the national ‘On Course’ chain” – Highercombe Golf Club

Read our review of Highercombe Golf Club HERE


Kooyonga Golf Club

Daniel Blackwell

Address: May Terrace, Adelaide SA 5032

Phone: (08) 8352 5444

Email: blackwellgolf@gmail.com

Daniel has become a leading golf coach in the industry since becoming a full member of the PGA of Australia in 2007. Daniel’s skill acquisition and transfer expertise helps his students achieve goals quickly via his guidance through modern-day coaching principles and practice design which produces long lasting results. He has been named 2019 South Australian PGA Coach of the, 2014 South Australian Teaching Professional of the Year, 2018 South Australian Game Development Professional of the Year and selected in the Australian Golf Digest’s list of Top 50 coaches in Australia.

Susie Mathews

Address: May Terrace, Adelaide SA 5032

Phone: (08) 8352 5444

Email: susiemathews@pgamember.org.au

Susie is a certified PGA teaching professional who holds advanced status in coaching, game development, small business and management as well as a PGA ‘All Abilities’ coach. In the past Susie has been a tour professional on the Japanese LPGA, Chinese LPGA and Australian LPGA Tours (2006-2010). She completed a four-year scholarship at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she was a student athlete representing UCLA in women’s golf (2002-2006). Susie’s coaching philosophy is to cater to students’ requests while keeping lessons simple and fun. She ensures all students have a clear understanding of what is being worked on.

John Corbett

Address: May Terrace, Adelaide SA 5032

Phone: (08) 8352 5444

Email: johncorbettgolf@gmail.com

John has been the head professional at Kooyonga for more than five years. He specialises in individual and group coaching, and is a qualified ‘Advanced’ PGA Coach, Titleist Performance Coach, Trackman Certified Professional and can run 3-D biomechanics golf sessions. John describes himself as a “dedicated coach who strives to get the best out of my clients and help them to reach their personal goals. I endeavour to use clear and simple methods to help people become better players”.


McCracken Golf Country Club

Gary Eves

Address: McCracken Dr, Victor Harbor SA 5211

Phone: (08) 8551 0299

Email: garyeves1971@hotmail.co.uk

Gary is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Gary has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.


Mount Compass Golf Course

Michael Clough

Address: 1 George Francis Dr, Mount Compass SA 5210

Phone: (08) 8556 8022

Email: mclough@pgamember.org.au

Michael is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Michael has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Read our review of Mount Compass Golf Course HERE


Mount Pleasant Golf Club

Warren Symons

Address: 45 Golf Course Road, Mount Pleasant-Keyneton Road, Mount Pleasant SA 5235

Phone: (08) 8568 2652

Email: warren@warrensymonsgolf.com.au

Warren is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Warren has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Read our review of Mount Pleasant Golf Club HERE


Mount Osmond Golf Club

Ian Pritchard

Address: 60 Mount Osmond Rd, Mount Osmond SA 5064

Phone: (08) 8379 1674

Email: ian@mtosmondproshop.com.au

Ian is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. He was named winner of the 2015 National PGA Professional of the Year and SA Professional of the Year in 2014, 2014 and 2016. His years of teaching experience can help you improve your game.

Read our review of Mount Osmond Golf Club HERE


North Adelaide Golf Course

Jamie Clutterham

Address: North Adelaide SA 5006

Phone: (08) 8203 7888

Email: jamieclutterham@hotmail.com

“Jamie’s coaching philosophy and delivery is one of appropriateness for your swing and physical capability, analysing what you would like achieve within any given lesson, then combined with the appropriate implementation of drills, exercises and practice loads all suited to your lifestyle and needs. Keeping up with the latest in technology, Jamie has available for use some of the latest in golf coaching technologies including high speed video, TOMI Putting analysis and Flightscope Launch Monitor to provide the best possible outcome for all clients and their golfing abilities” – North Adelaide Golf Course

Gavin Fontaine

Address: North Adelaide SA 5006

Phone: (08) 8203 7888

Email: gavfon@aol.com

“With over 20 years of knowledge in teaching golf as an AAA golf professional in Australia and overseas, Gavin provides professional golf tuition for all levels.  Gavin is largely based at the North Adelaide Golf Course but will be offering lessons at Glenelg and spending some time in the shop. With a great passion for teaching, Gavin dedicates every lesson to his students’ individual needs to help improving their games and build up confidence in their golf” – North Adelaide Golf Course

Simon MacWhirter

Address: North Adelaide SA 5006

Phone: (08) 8203 7888

Email: smacwhirter@hotmail.com

Simon started his career in England where he completed his PGA traineeship before heading overseas. After five years competing in Europe, Africa, the US, and Australia, he worked as a David Leadbetter Academy Instructor, coaching in Austria, Spain and Florida. With this experience behind him, Simon ran his own Academy back home in England. Simon helps you play better golf by offering simple, easy to understand pointers on your technique; skill tests and drills; putting and swing technology and slow-motion video footage; and custom fitting expertise.

Allan Telford

Address: North Adelaide SA 5006

Phone: (08) 8203 7888

Email: allant@golf.org.au

Allen is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Allen has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.


North Haven Golf Club

Christine Burton

Address: Lady Ruthven Dr, North Haven SA 5018

Phone: (08) 8248 3832

Email: christine.burton25@bigpond.com

“Christine was born in Adelaide, South Australia and is a former player on the Ladies Australian and European tours. Using her experience, knowledge and enthusiasm Christine has been teaching all standards of golfers for 20 years. As a mother of two, she understands what is required to teach juniors –patience, encouragement, enthusiasm, caring and fun environment in which to learn” – North Haven Golf Club

Read our review of North Haven Golf Club HERE


Royal Adelaide Golf Club

Cameron Howell

Address: 328 Tapleys Hill Rd, Seaton SA 5023

Phone: (08) 8356 8508

Email: howellgolf@gmail.com

“Cameron is regarded as one of the Australia’s top golf coaches, working with a number of the state’s leading players. Following a successful amateur career, Cameron turned professional and became a PGA member in 1987. He played full time on the Australasian Tour until 1997, which included winning the Victorian PGA Matchplay championship at Woodlands GC also top 10 finishes in the Australian Open, Australian PGA, Australian Players Championship and NZ Open. In 1997, Cameron’s career took another direction and he went and trained under the world’s best coaches with the aim of becoming one of Australia’s finest coaches” – Royal Adelaide Golf Club

Matt Antell

Address: 328 Tapleys Hill Rd, Seaton SA 5023

Phone: (08) 8356 8508

Email: matt@royaladelaidegolf.com.au

“Matt has built a reputation as one of the leading and most qualified golf coaches in Australia. With over 10 years of specialist coaching experience from around the world, Matt is passionate about providing the very best coaching experiences possible – educating, engaging and inspiring his students – whether they are ‘learning to play’ the game or ‘playing to win’ at the competitive level. His player-centred, evidence-based approach has seen him work with European Tour professionals alongside former roles with England Golf. As part of his coaching, Matt utilises the latest in technology including ball and club tracking, 3D motion capture and slow-motion video” – Royal Adelaide Golf Club

Tony Christie

Address: 328 Tapleys Hill Rd, Seaton SA 5023

Phone: (08) 8356 8508

Email: tony@royaladelaidegolf.com.au

“Tony started playing professional golf in 1993 following a successful amateur career, where he represented New Zealand at junior and men’s level. He initially played on the Australasian tour where he won the Cairns classic in 2005. He won the VonNida order of merit in 1998 and won 14 events on tour covering five countries. Subsequently he played on the Nike tour and a handful of European tour events” – Royal Adelaide Golf Club


South Lakes Golf Club

Roger Stephens

Address: Billabong Rd, Goolwa South SA 5214

Phone: (08) 8555 3271

Email: slgcproshop@chariot.net.au

Roger is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Roger has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.


Tea Tree Gully Golf Club

Shane Baxter

Address: Hamilton Rd, Fairview Park SA 5126

Phone: (08) 8251 9200

Email: shanekbaxter@yahoo.com.au

Shane is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Shane has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Ian Devlin

Address: Hamilton Rd, Fairview Park SA 5126

Phone: (08) 8251 9200

Email: N/A

Ian is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Ian has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Shanan Scott

Address: Hamilton Rd, Fairview Park SA 5126

Phone: (08) 8251 9200

Email: sscott@pgamember.org.au

Shanan is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Shanan has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.


Thaxted Park Golf Club

Cody Sherratt

Address: 1 Golf Course Dr, Woodcroft SA 5162

Phone: (08) 8325 1636

Email: pro@thaxtedparkgolfclub.com.au

Cody has been a certified PGA professional for over 11 years and specialises in providing qualified instruction to all golfers, club fitting and on-course playing lessons. Cody says “I really enjoy helping people improve their golf game whether it be a beginner or more advanced player, also I enjoy the social aspect of the game”.

Matt Liebeknecht

Address: 1 Golf Course Dr, Woodcroft SA 5162

Phone: (08) 8325 1636

Email: mliebeknecht@pgamember.org.au

Matt Liebeknecht has been a member of the PGA of Australia since 2007. He completed his traineeship at Mount Osmond Golf Club from 2007-2010. Matt has previously worked at the House of Golf, Mile End where he has successfully filled the roles of coach, club fitter, and club builder/repairer. Matt loves to teach the game of golf and enjoys getting a chance to meet new people on a daily basis.


The Stirling Golf Club

Warren Symons

Address: 35 Golflinks Rd, Stirling SA 5152

Phone: (08) 8339 1788

Email: warren@warrensymonsgolf.com.au

Warren is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Warren has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Read our review of The Stirling Golf Club HERE


The Vines Of Reynella Golf Club

Brayden Wauchope

Address: Reynell Rd, Woodcroft SA 5162

Phone: (08) 8381 3300

Email: brayden.wauchope@gmail.com

“Brayden has 17 years in the industry. He is Trackman and Flightscope trained with Advanced PGA Membership. He specialises in fitting the club you already own or are about to buy – NEVER selling clubs that aren’t needed. Brayden can assess your clubs and equipment in as little as a conversation or as advanced sessions on the range to ensure your game is set to soar” – The Vines Of Reynella Golf Club

Peter Cooke

Address: Reynell Rd, Woodcroft SA 5162

Phone: (08) 8381 3300

Email: N/A

“Peter is a tournament winner and is here to guide you through your golfing journey. Peter has played on Australasian and Asian Tours.  He holds a full exemption on the Australian Tour and is currently completing study to become a full PGA Member. He also holds many course records throughout Australia and has won most of SA’s top amateur trophies. Peter spent two years at the AIS prior to his 10-plus year tournament career. Peter is available throughout the week to give lessons when he is not away conquering the globe” – The Vines of Reynella Golf Club

Brad Moules

Address: Reynell Rd, Woodcroft SA 5162

Phone: (08) 8381 3300

Email: bmoules@pgamember.org.au

“Brad is a tournament winner. He completed his PGA traineeship prior to entering the tournament realm, and currently holds a Full Vocational PGA membership as well as a Tournament Membership. Spending time on the Australasian and Canadian Tours, Brad has seen his fair share of golf.  He has won many of the state’s highest accolades and has flown the South Australia and Australian flag high when competing. Brad’s position at The Vines is to focus on your game, experience at the club and high-performance game development for all squads at the club” – The Vines of Reynella Golf Club


Victor Harbor Golf Club

Gavin Stratfold

Address: 126 Inman Valley Rd, Victor Harbor SA 5211

Phone: (08) 8552 2030

Email: Info@victorgolfshop.com.au

Gavin is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Gavin has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.


West Beach Parks Golf Club

Peter Ormsby

Address: Military Rd, West Beach SA 5024

Phone: (08) 8356 4811

Email: pete@ormsbygroup.com.au

Peter has been a PGA certified professional for more than 16 years. He specialises in lessons, player management and teaching. Peter has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Anne Marie-Knight

Address: Military Rd, West Beach SA 5024

Phone: (08) 8356 4811

Email: proshop@adelaideshoresgolf.com.au

Anne-Marie is a full vocational member of the PGA of Australia, holding advanced status in coaching.  In 2016, Anne-Marie was the first female in South Australian PGA history to be awarded the South Australian Teaching Professional of the Year Award.  Anne-Marie was also listed in in the Golf Digest Top 50 Golf Coaches in Australia for 2016 and is a Titleist Ambassador.  Anne-Marie applies a progressive approach to her coaching by engaging regularly in professional development to remain competitive and updated in the golfing industry. As a playing professional, Anne-Marie was the winner of the Ladies German Open in 1999 shooting a course record 64.

Jay Fuss

Address: Military Rd, West Beach SA 5024

Phone: (08) 8356 4811

Email: jayf74thax@gmail.com

Jay became a certified PGA professional in 1989 and has competed in professional events in Australia and Asia. His years of teaching experience can help you improve your game.

Read our review of West Beach Parks Golf Club HERE


West Lakes Golf Club

Chris Holliday

Address: 26 Lochside Dr, West Lakes SA 5021

Phone: (08) 8268 3054

Email: westlakes@oncoursegolf.com.au

“Chris started playing golf in the early days at Hahndorf and Mt Lofty Golf Clubs and decided on a golf career at 16 where he started a PGA traineeship at Flagstaff Hill Golf Club. Chris moved to Riverside Golf Club (now West Lakes) in 2003 and has worked hard to improve the pro shop facilities and services on offer to members and visitors to the club. Chris maintains a high quantity of premium golfing equipment in the pro shop, with club fittings and teaching his speciality” – West Lakes Golf Club

Brian Galvin

Address: 26 Lochside Dr, West Lakes SA 5021

Phone: (08) 8268 3054

Email: bfgalvin62@gmail.com

“Brian is a quality golf coach and active member of the Australian PGA and has been involved in the golf industry in a variety of positions his entire working life. But it’s coaching and working with people which is his forte and his passion, and it’s this passion that has seen him return to full-time coaching throughout his career. Golf and golf coaching have seen Brian work and teach in Adelaide, travelling extensively throughout South Australia, ply his trade in Western Australia, and taken him for an extended stay coaching in Singapore and a full circle back to Adelaide” – West Lakes Golf Club


Willunga Golf Club

Peter Bickley

Address: St Peters Terrace, Willunga SA 5172

Phone: (08) 8556 2200

Email: willunga@oncoursegolf.com.au

Peter is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Peter has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.

Gary Eves

Address: St Peters Terrace, Willunga SA 5172

Phone: (08) 8556 2200

Email: garyeves1971@hotmail.co.uk

Gary is a PGA Pro registered with the Professional Golfers Association of Australia. Gary has years of teaching experience and can help you improve your game.


X-Golf Marion

Zak Rollins

Address: 838-842 Marion Rd, Marion SA 5043

Phone: (08) 8377 0883

Email: zrollins@pgamember.org.au

“Zak Rollins is a certified PGA Professional and teaches golfers in Adelaide. ​He has a keen interest in the science and technology of golf. He uses our NEX Simulator Technology allowing him to analyse the many different facets of the golf swing. Combining this measured information with high speed video analysis, Zak will make the necessary changes to your golf swing to get you hitting the ball more consistently on a regular basis” – X-Golf Marion

Read our review of X-Golf Marion HERE


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