The Duke's Golf Academy
· To teach the fundamentals and principles of playing golf
· To educate pupils in the rules and etiquette
· To explain and demonstrate the latest equipment and technology
· To embed the fun of playing golf and the spirit of competition
40 mins lesson suitable for a complete beginner or experienced player
Play with one of our Professionals at the Duke’s Golf Course.
1 hour lesson for two people.
Customised learning experience for beginner golfers, team building days or for a visiting group to St Andrews a introduction to golf session.
Suitable for under 16s.
A 30 mins lesson in our top of the range golf simulator located at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa.
Ayden is our Head PGA Professional, PGA AAT Professional at The Duke's. Throughout his career, Ayden has continually developed his coaching style, taking the best from the creative influences he has experienced himself. At grass roots, Ayden began his professional career at the age of 18 years, learning his early teaching skills from past Welsh International Coach David Llewelyn.
With a move to St Andrews in 2002 Ayden joined the team of The Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa. With coaching always his passion, he quickly worked on structuring and developing The Duke’s golf coaching offerings. With a world class facility at The Duke’s and Swing Studio; lessons are focused on what the golfer needs to develop. The Swing Studio – a golf simulator at The Old Course Hotel means lessons can take place all year round and it’s a very fun experience.
“This game can be played a million different ways from technique to the mental game. My passion is to work with the golfer to help them reach their full potential.”
Graham is The Duke’s 1st Assistant Professional. Starting his PGA Qualifications at University of the Highlands and Islands in 2015, Graham has been a passionate golfer all his life. The love of the game has focused Graham to work with golfers of all abilities from complete beginners to the well-established player.
Graham enjoys building coaching programmes at The Duke’s, and at the Swing Studio – our golf simulator based at the Old Course Hotel. His passion for teaching is contagious and he’s committed to really understanding the potential of each person and helping them to reach that potential. “The Duke’s facility gives me all of the tools I need to deliver the lessons that work best for the golfer. If you are the person who wants to start to play the game or been playing all of your life we have the learning environment to help you.”