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Coaching

Here at Cirencester, we have a combination of first-class coaching facilities and a team of highly qualified PGA Professional staff to help all golfers of any age and ability improve their golf swings, putting strokes and more.

First class coaching facilities

We have a covered six-bay driving range using two-piece real feel golf balls, as well as an outdoor grass hitting area that we use during the summer months.

This can used for both coaching and is available for members and visitors to practice on also.

State-of-the-art practice area

Cirencester also boasts a state-of-the-art short game practice area and a putting green adjacent to the clubhouse that can be used for coaching, as a well as giving golfers a true representation of the condition and pace of the greens.

Golf Lessons at Cirencester Golf Club can include the use of Trackman Dual Radar Technology.

Playing lessons are also available on the course with all our PGA Professionals.

PGA Professionals

  • Ed Goodwin – Head PGA Professional

    Ed turned professional in 1996, having worked as assistant at Cotswold Hills Golf Club along with playing regional, national and international PGA tournaments and Pro-Ams before taking the position of Head Professional at Cirencester golf club on 1st January 2005.

    He lives locally with his wife Emily and two daughters Imogen and Darcie. Along with helping members and visitors with golf related enquiries, Ed’s focal point of a shop stocks many leading brands and attracts golfers from across the area aided by his partnership in TGI. This enables him to compete against the high street and internet retailers offering competitive prices, superior product knowledge and a more personal level of service.

    Ed is the vice chairman of the West Region PGA committee a role in conjunction with Gloucestershire representative and was west region captain in 2012. Ed’s simple teaching philosophy has enabled many golfers of all abilities to reach their full potential specialising in on-course lessons where all aspects of golf can be covered.

    30 Minute Golf Lesson£25.00
    60 Minute Playing/Course Lesson£40.00
    60 Minute Yardage/Gapping Session£45.00
    9 Hole Playing Lesson£75.00
    18 Hole Playing Lesson£125.00
    3 x 30 Minute Golf Lessons£65.00
    6 x 30 Minute Golf Lessons£125.00
    30 Minute Junior Golf Lesson (-18)£15.00
    3 x 30 Minute Junior Golf Lessons£40.00
    6 x 30 Minute Junior Golf Lessons£75.00

    Tel: (01285) 656124
    E-Mail: [email protected]

  • James Harraway – PGA Teaching Professional

    James joined the Professional Staff in 2011, having turned Pro in 2005 off a handicap of +1, and is also the Assistant General Manager here at Cirencester Golf Club.

    As well as his role in management, his extensive coaching roles and responsibilities include Trackman coaching, Gloucestershire County Academy coaching, School coaching in the local community, GirlsGolfRocks coaching ambassador, Cirencester Stepping Stone coaching, GetintoGolf beginner coaching, as well as being the lead coach for the Cirencester Cobras Junior Academy.

    James is keen to keep things simple and effective when he coaches any golfer of any ability, age or experience, and works very much on the basic fundamentals to maximise every golfer’s performance.

    40 Minute Golf Lesson (with Trackman)£36.00
    60 Minute Trackman Golf Lesson (with Trackman)£54.00
    60 Minute Yardage/Gapping Session (with Trackman)£54.00
    1 Hour Playing Lesson£54.00
    2 Hour Playing Lesson£105.00
    3 x 40 Minute Golf Lessons (with Trackman)£105.00
    6 x 40 Minute Golf Lessons (with Trackman)£200.00
    Trackman Hire For Practice & Skills Testing£10.00 / £20.00
    Junior 20 Minute Golf Lesson (-6)£15.00
    Juniors 30 Minutes Golf Lesson (-12)£20.00
    Juniors 40 Minute Golf Lesson (-18)£25.00
    3 x Junior 20 Minute Golf Lessons£40.00
    6 x Junior 20 Minute Golf Lessons£80.00
    3 x Junior 30 Minute Golf Lessons£55.00
    6 x Junior 30 Minute Golf Lessons£110.00
    3 x Junior 40 Minute Golf Lessons£70.00
    6 x Junior 40 Minute Golf Lessons£140.00

    Mob: 07772667976
    Tel No: (01285) 652465 (Ext.3)
    E-Mail: [email protected]

  • Mitch Caunt – Assistant PGA Professional

    Mitch is a fully qualified PGA Professional who first arrived as a member of the golf club back in 2010 and has now been a member our Professional staff for several years.

    Mitch experienced a successful amateur career in which he began playing for Gloucestershire from the age of 13, experiencing a good standard of golf in competitive situations on various courses all around the South West Region and South Wales. He also was part of the 6 man Hartpury Golf College Team that went on to win the British College Championships in 2013 before eventually turning professional off a scratch handicap.

    Mitch now balances his time between providing a service in the club’s Pro Shop, playing in PGA Tournaments and coaching golfers of all ages and abilities.

    He aspires to continue playing at a high standard competitively in regional, national but also international competitions and provides the opportunity for members to join him in scheduled Pro/Am events.

    During his both his course and range coaching lessons, Mitch strongly tries to implement a stronger mental state in all his players combined with improving technical aspects to result in improved performance levels.

    40 Minute Golf Lesson (with Trackman)£36.00
    60 Minute Golf Lesson (with Trackman)£54.00
    60 Minute Yardage/Gapping Session (with Trackman)£54.00
    1 Hour Playing Lesson£54.00
    2 Hour Playing Lesson£105.00
    3 x 40 Minute Golf Lessons£105.00
    6 x 40 Minute Golf Lessons£200.00
    40 Minute Junior Golf Lesson (-18)£25.00
    3 x 40 Minute Junior Golf Lessons£70.00
    6 x 40 Minute Junior Golf Lessons£140.00

    Mob: 07584024201
    Tel No: (01285) 656214
    E-Mail: [email protected]

  • Luke Gaskins – Trainee PGA Professional

    Luke Played his junior and amateur golf at Lilley Brook Golf Club before turning Professional off a handicap of 2. He represented Gloucestershire at -14 and -16 level respectively and was the youngest ever A-Team captain at Lilley Brook Golf Club.

    Luke started his Professional career at his home club before moving on to Brickhampton Court in Gloucester and is now hoping to complete his PGA qualification here at Cirencester under Ed’s guidance.

    Luke currently plays regularly on the South-West region of the PGA and is an active member of the Gloucestershire & Somerset PGA winter series also. He is keen to take members away to local Pro-Am’s in the region to feel free to ask him about these when you see him up and around the club.

    Regards coaching, Luke believes through better technique, preparation on and off the golf course, as well as being able to manage your way round the course better everybody can improve their golf, lower their scores, and achieve their goals.

    30 Minute Golf Lesson£25.00
    60 Minute Golf Lesson£40.00
    30 Minute Junior Golf Lesson£10.00
    60 Minute Junior Golf Lesson£20.00
    90 Minute Playing Lesson£65.00
    3 x 30 Minute Golf Lessons£75.00
    3 x 60 Minute Golf Lessons£120.00
    5 x 30 Minute Golf Lesson & 90 Minute Playing Lesson£165.00

    Mob: 07766142596
    Tel No: (01285) 656124
    E-Mail: [email protected]

  • Adam Gaskins - Trainee PGA Professional

    Adam started playing golf at Lilley Brook Golf Club just outside Cheltenham as an amateur (alongside his brother Luke), and then moved to Cirencester to represent us as a playing Professional.

    Adam has been a playing Professional for 5 years competing on the min tours, such as the TP and EuroPro Tour. Adam is a keen playing golfer and is hoping to taking members away in local Pro-Am’s and competing on the region.

    He hopes to take all he has learnt from his playing days and apply this to his coaching in order to help his pupils progress and improve their games.

    Adam also has access to a custom made swing studio with Foresight GC2+HMT technology where he offers gapping sessions and indoor course play which can help many golfers improve, and keep their golf swing honed in the winter months

    Mob: 07500957238

    E-Mail: [email protected] 

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