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We have two Professional Golfer Association (PGA) Pros and a European Golf Teachers Federation (EGTF) Pro based here at SbN offering golf coaching, lessons and advice. Find out more about the team below:


Golf - PGA Pros
  • Roly Hitchcock - Head PGA Professional

    Roly Hitchcock joined the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) in 1996 and started his training at Stoke by Nayland Golf Club, where he is now Head PGA Professional.

    So far during his career, Roly has held a variety of significant teaching posts including U16s Girls Coach for England Golf’s east region and Essex County Coach. He has also worked for various development academies.

    In 2013, Roly qualified as a PGA Level 4 coach, but his personal and professional development didn’t stop there! He is in the process of studying for an MSc in Sports Coaching that will further his understanding of the wants and needs of every golfer that he teaches.

    Roly believes that impact is the most important part of the game and is often the area that many golfers neglect in all aspects of the game.

    Book a lesson with Roly
  • Simon Dainty - PGA Professional

    Simon turned professional after a successful amateur career achieving representation for England and winning the England U18 Schoolboys Championships.

    Having enjoyed over fifty professional wins across Europe, he has now turned his focus to developing golfers to maximise their potential. Having gained valuable experience from training with Master Professional Pete Cowen (the most successful coach on the European tour) and Mike Hebron, Simon has a wealth of knowledge on swing mechanics and believes you have to instil constants to gain consistency, something every golfer needs. He has worked with all standards of golfers to bring out the best in them from beginners, County players, International golfers, and Professionals.

    He draws on his experience in his previous role as Head of Schools for the Lee Westwood Golf School to provide a structured learning approach, working with what players have in a simple but successful way. His motivation to improve a player is infectious, his strong people skills and communication help provide a unique coaching experience.

    Book a lesson with Simon
  • Jamie Moul - EGTF Professional

    Ranked No.1 Amateur in the World in 2007, Jamie’s amateur wins include the 2006 Lytham Trophy and the 2007 Brabazon Trophy.

    Jamie moved to the professional ranks after competing in the 2007 Walker Cup. In 2011, he recorded his first professional victory at the Acaya Open in Italy on the European Challenge Tour, which led to Jamie earning his playing rights on the European Tour the following season.

    With a wealth of knowledge to share and experience to pass on, Jamie is now offering range lessons, short game specific coaching and on-course tuition at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa.

    Book a lesson with Jamie

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