Get to know our team of experienced PGA Professionals at Bowood Golf.

BEN EMERSON

DIRECTOR OF GOLF
HEAD PGA PROFESSIONAL

Ben, is our Director of Golf and PGA Head Pro at Bowood Golf Academy. Ben has over 15 years’ experience in the golf industry and has recently been listed as one of the Top 50 Coaches in the UK by Today’s Golfer – the UK’s leading monthly Golf Magazine.

Ben has a wealth of experience coaching all levels of golfer offering the latest technology, equipment and professional advice.

For further information about Ben, follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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RYAN DIX

PGA GOLF PROFESSIONAL

Ryan began his career as a PGA Professional in 2011. After 2 years of his PGA training, Ryan became Head PGA Assistant Professional. After a year within this role, he was promoted to Head PGA Professional where he spent another 2 years coaching all levels of golfer from beginner all the way up to professional level.

Ryan has played on many courses to further his coaching knowledge. He works on the philosophy that by identifying the faults and characteristics in a golfers swing can allow you to improve your overall gameplay.

All lessons with Ryan include video analysis, demonstration and private emailed lesson notes to add that nice personal touch to every session.

To book a lesson with Ryan, please contact the pro shop directly.

MATT HACKING

PGA GOLF PROFESSIONAL

After turning pro in 1999, Matt qualified as a PGA certified Professional in 2006 and has since had the privilege of working at some of South East Asia’s most prestigious golf academies before joining us at Bowood Golf Academy.

Matt offers coaching to golfers of all abilities and TaylorMade Club Fitting services.

For further information about Matt, please like his Facebook page and follow his Twitter feed.

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GREGG HOOD

PGA GOLF PROFESSIONAL

Not only is Gregg a qualified PGA Professional here at Bowood Golf Academy, in 2015 he also became a TPI certified Fitness Professional, offering TPI screenings to help improve mobility, stability and balance.

As a level 2 TPI Certified Junior Coach, Gregg heads up our Junior Golf Programme – Bowood Junior Golf Academy and offers coaching to juniors aged 5 upwards.

For further information about Gregg’s coaching and TPI Screening, follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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SIMON SHANKS

PGA GOLF PROFESSIONAL

Simon, is an experienced PGA Professional and has over 15 years’ experience coaching players of all abilities. Simon’s most notable coaching success has been coaching Jordan Smith from amateur to European Tour standard and is now ranked inside the top 100 professional golfers worldwide.

Simon enjoys coaching golfers of all levels and welcomes golfers of all abilities to benefit from his wealth of experience.

For further information about Simon, follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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