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About our lessons

Parkstone Golf Club has always been synonymous with excellence, whether it’s the course, the facilities or the professional shop. That excellence continues when it comes to our teaching staff.

We have four P.G.A. Professionals here at Parkstone offering quality, individual and group golf lessons to all ages and standards. We also provide coaching on our comprehensive short game area with a challenging deep bunker, pitching area and putting green.

When it comes to lessons in Dorset, there really isn’t a better environment to learn and improve in.

Lessons have a 6 month expiry from date of purchase.

Meet the Team

Our P.G.A. Professional team, click on the images below to learn more.

PGA Trainee Professional – Aaron Martin

As a passionate and dedicated trainee PGA professional, Aaron is committed to fostering the love of golf and enhancing the skills of players at every level. Currently undergoing rigorous training under the esteemed PGA program, he brings a wealth of enthusiasm and knowledge to the game. With a solid foundation in golf instruction and course management, Aaron is focused on honing his expertise to provide personalized coaching tailored to individual needs. His genuine love for the sport shines through in his patient, encouraging demeanor, making him a trusted mentor for golfers of all ages and skill levels. Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn the fundamentals or a seasoned player striving to refine your game, Aaron is dedicated to helping you reach your goals and enjoy every moment.

Retail Manager – Steve New

Steve joined Parkstone Golf Club as Retail Manager in April 2012 and has been retailing Golf Equipment for over 25 years.  Steve is passionate about helping golfers of all levels to improve their game through the correct fitting of golf equipment using the latest launch monitor technology and is the leading figure in custom fitting at Parkstone.

Steve is responsible for the day to day running of the Professional Shop and it’s services at Parkstone Golf Club and manages the team of PGA Professionals “Our aim is to offer a first class service and to bring the very latest products in golf at extremely  competitive prices to the members of Parkstone Golf Club and beyond”

Steve plays off a handicap of 9. 


Head Professional – James Baldwin

James turned Professional in 1999 at Canford Magna Golf Club.  As an amateur, he represented Dorset at all levels culminating in him becoming Dorset County Champion in 1997.

He has been at Parkstone since 2000 during which time he has coached all levels of players from the complete beginner to elite players. His coaching knowledge coupled with his friendly persona has made him very popular and highly regarded at Parkstone and in the local area.

James uses the latest Hudl video sharing app and the Flightscope Launch Monitor technology , during his lessons, allowing his pupils to understand their golf swing and how it works, and help document their improvements.

He is constantly looking to improve and develop his skills not only as a coach but also as a club fitter by using the modern technologies that are available. James is an accomplished Golf Club Custom Fitter who has helped many golfers improve their game through the correct fitting of golf equipment.

James has been a Callaway and Odyssey brand ambassador for the last 8 years.

He still enjoys playing and competes regularly in  local Professional tournaments.


PGA Professional – Tom Green

Tom is a PGA Professional and has been a member of the Parkstone team for over 10 years.

During this time, he has developed experience in coaching golfers at all levels – from beginners to scratch/plus handicap playersthrough both one-to-one and group sessions. He has helped to develop a flourishing Junior Academy at Parkstone.

He is passionate about providing the highest level of coaching for his clients to help them reach their full potential. He strives to give each player the best information in the simplest, least intrusive manner. Delivering high levels of customer service and communication with each golfer is an integral part of Tom’s philosophy and process as a coach. He has expert knowledge in long game, short game and course strategy that will help every player save shots in their round.

Tom uses the latest technology, including the Trackman launch monitor and video analysis coaching platforms which help him to share videos and notes from each session a client has with him. 

Constantly looking for ways to develop himself and his coaching, Tom has completed many CPD programmes. Over the last two years, he has been working alongside his peers in the Coach Mastery (CMAS) programme led by world reknowned golf coach Hugh Marr and has surrounded himself with some of the best in the business. This enables him to find the best ways to help each player he works with.

Tom is passionate about custom fitting and enjoys combining his knowledge of golf equipment with the computerised fitting profiles of the golf manufacturers. His expertise of the golf swing ensures the correct fitting of golf equipment to enhance the individual’s game.  

PGA Professional – Alice Davis

Alice fell in love with golf from an early age, enjoying the game, the etiquette and the joy of a friendly golf club environment. Alice’s passion has always been about teaching golf and seeing new and experienced golfers embrace the game and the golf environment wrapped around it.


Alice played golf at County level, representing the Junior and County Ladies teams. She also competed at Regional and National level until deciding to qualify as a PGA Professional and dedicate herself to coaching. Alice brings a professional, approachable, supportive and friendly style to golfers of all levels, and specialises in understanding the needs of the individual so they both learn and enjoy their time with her.


For entry-level golfers, Alice can introduce students to the basics sufficient to start enjoying the game, and for the mid and expert levels, she offers a more technical approach focused on tweaking core technique and supported by the latest Trackman 4 Dual Radar technology to gather key data about a swing. Every pupil is different, and Alice’s adaptable style supports everyone. Regardless of your level, Alice uses the Hudl Technique Teaching App to easily show and share videos of students and their swing for their own reference after lessons.


Alice is a ‘AA’ Grade PGA Professional, having further supplemented her skill-set qualifying as a Frankly Certified Putting Instructor and Certified Golf Psychology Coach for those pupils who need attention on those aspects of their game. She is also certified as a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Coach to offer guidance on the physical/muscular aspects of a golf swing. Alice is one of twelve ladies in Europe selected to sit on the TaylorMade Ladies Advisory Board, helping them shape their brand and equipment for women’s golf. She contributes articles to magazines such as National Club Golfer and Ladies Golf Lifestyle.


At Parkstone, Alice is a permanent fixture as part of the Junior Academy, having been a key part of its growth, and was instrumental in setting up a specific Sunday Girls Academy so she can spread her own passion for the game to the next generation. Alice also setup the hugely-successful Parkstone Pink Ladies Golf Academy as a way for female golfers to be introduced to the game in a friendly, un-intimidating and social environment, and as a stepping-stone to full Parkstone membership.


Alice offers individual and group lessons at Parkstone for all levels and can create bespoke coaching packages to fit your individual needs. She is also available for custom fitting sessions to help you chose the right equipment. Please contact Alice for more details at alice@davis-uk.net or 07799 275081.


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