Lessons


Golf coaching is all about you and what you want to get out of your game. We pride ourselves on being good listeners and aim to provide the best possible professional advice, whilst ensuring each lesson is tailored and enjoyable for the golfer.

Why Coaching?

We’re passionate about helping you play better golf.

Every golfer enjoys the game more when they’re hitting good shots and playing well. This is our mission for you.

Think back to your last few rounds and try to pinpoint an area that cost you shots…

Maybe, you had too many three-putts as a result of poor distance control? Or did you miss too many fairways to the right meaning you had to chip out sideways? It could be that you play well in practice rounds with your friends but struggle to replicate that in competitions?

Through our experiences in the game and our PGA education, we appreciate that every golfer is different. That’s why we offer a range of lessons and packages to suit everyone.

Lessons will cover:

  • Golf Fundamentals
  • Swing Basics
  • Short Game
  • Long Game
  • Course Management

Our Staff

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Paul O'Reilly - Head Golf Professional

Paul O’Reilly is Mike Viponds assistant. A fully qualified PGA Professional in his own right Paul’s career has taken him from assistant professional at North Manchester golf club to Douglas golf club. In between Paul was head professional and latterly secretary at Peel golf club from 2005 to 2017. Paul’s reputation as an excellent teacher and developer of junior golf on the island is well documented. Paul’s role is to assist Mike Vipond at Douglas golf course and to manage the retail area of Douglas golf club and to head up teaching of all levels including new member acquisition.

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Mike Vipond - Golf Professional

Head PGA professional Mike Vipond has over 40 years experience in many varied roles during his career based around the North West of England and now the Isle of Man. Mikes playing career was distinguished with many notable achievements including the North West’s Under 23 PGA champion. Mike is also a former Captain of the Lancashire PGA, Manchester Alliance and Douglas Golf Club. Mikes role has now developed into a managerial position as a link between Douglas corporation and Douglas golf club. He manages the facilities at Meadows Pavilion including Golf operations and functions.

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