MEET THE TEAM

Jay is Head Professional at Redlibbets Golf Club. He had a successful career as an amateur golfer playing for his club and county. The Courier awarded Jay ‘ Young Sports Personality of the Year ’ in 2007.

Jay Kelly

Head Professional

Jay is Head Professional of the academy and also the Head professional of Redlibbets Golf Club. Jay believes in goal-setting with time-scales so that individuals are able to monitor progress and move towards the next stage in their game. Part of the introduction process will be setting realistic goals to suit your needs and expectations.

Jay maximizes learning potential by giving every client an analysed video with commentary and split screen, showing their progressive changes during the course of a lesson.

Every lesson is complimented with full access to Trackman, the worlds most trusted ball and club tracking technology. The software is trusted by the world’s best golfers and coaches and instrumental to believing in the swing changes made during a lesson.

David Harris

PGA Professional/ Director of Golf

David is a fully qualified PGA Professional who started at Redlibbets golf club as the assistant professional in 2010. David is now Director of Golf at the club. Managing all areas of the golf club. David has built up a fantastic reputation with junior coaching by making it engaging and fun for all the children to enjoy! Using various games and activities to help the juniors learn at a faster rate. David turned professional off a handicap of +1 and still continues to play with members and lessons.

Larry Bachelor

PGA Professional

Larry has been a PGA Professional for over 30 Years. Larry has played competitively at the highest level after holding a European Tour Card and playing in the The Open at Royal Troon in 1997. Larry has won over 30 Professional tournaments and has 6 course records as well as playing on other tours such as Asian tour, Challenge Tour and even played in the BMW championship at Wentworth! Larry Teaches played from tour professionals to beginners and believes that getting players on the course is a fast way to improve and understand the game.

Andrea Zola

PGA Assistant Professional

Andrea is our first year assistant professional who is currently undergoing the PGA National Diploma in golf studies. Andrea has worked with some of the worlds leading professionals and enjoys developing his own game as well as others. Andrea has a passion for coaching and plays a key role in the development of our Junior Academy.

James Burroughs

(BSc Sport Exercise and Performance Therapist – Body Clinic)

The Academy is in partnership with Body Clinic. James is our personal trainer and strength and condition coach, he also works with the players for nutrition and mental toughness. He has his own private Gym approximatly 2 minutes away from Redlibbets Golf Club. James is an extremely experienced trainer who trains British and World championship motosport winners, well known celebrities and professional sportsman / women in a variety of sports including golf. James and his team specialise in high level personal training and design personal conditioning programmes designed specifically to you.   

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