Cowdray Golf Academy

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Cowdray Academy

Welcome to the Cowdray Academy where we provide coaching for all levels of golfers from complete beginners to the more experienced players. The academy offers something for everyone including Ladies’ Clinics, children’s coaching, private tuition and group lessons.

At Cowdray there are exceptional practice facilities offering members and visitors the opportunity to fine tune their game. These include a 10 bay driving range measuring 280 yards, a full size chipping green, putting green, practice bunker and a 5 hole academy course.

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Private Tuition at Cowdray

Advanced PGA Pro

Tim Allen

Tim Allen

Tim is our Director of Golf. He has extensive experience coaching all levels of golfer from brand new golfers through to County and National champions and Professionals.


Matthew Watson

Matthew Watson

Matt is our PGA Professional. He has broad experience coaching all levels of golfer, from complete beginners to advanced players. Matt’s popularity continues to grow with a strong client base of both men and ladies. Matt also runs the Junior Academy at Cowdray.

Assistant PGA Pro

Harry Smith

Harry Smith

Harry Smith recently started at Cowdray Golf as a PGA Trainee Assistant Professional. He will be based in the Pro Shop and will assist PGA Professional Matt Watson to grow the Junior Academy. He will also be involved in private coaching. Harry is in his second year of PGA training.

Teaching Professional

Hannah Ralph

Hannah Ralph

Hannah is an experienced professional who played on the Ladies’ European Tour between 2010 and 2016. She coaches ladies and men of all abilities as well as helping to run the junior sessions at Cowdray Golf. Hannah is passionate about ensuring that every client receives coaching to suit their individual needs.

Lesson Tariff

We have a team of PGA Professionals to teach newcomers and golfers of all abilities and ages. Lessons take place on our Golf Range, on the 5 hole par 3 course and out on the main course.

Lesson Tariff

Tim Allen – Director of Golf

1 Hour Trackman £60
30 Minute Assessment £35

Matt Watson – PGA Professional 

1 Hour Trackman £50
30 Minute Assessment £25
90 Minute Playing Lesson £60

Harry Smith – PGA Trainee Professional

1 Hour Trackman £40
30 Minute Assessment £20
90 Minutes Playing Lesson £50

Hannah Ralph – Teaching Professional

1 hour £45
30 minute assessment £25
Playing Lesson £50

Junior Holiday Camps

Throughout the school holidays we run Junior Camps. Our Junior Coaching Camps are fun filled sessions consisting of games, coaching and a chance to play on the academy course, the range and the short game area.

PGA Professional Matt Watson and PGA Assistant Harry Smith run the camps which last between three to four hours depending on group sizes. Food and refreshments are included in the costs of the day. Golf equipment is provided.

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Golf Children

Griffin Academy

Cowdray are proud to facilitate the growth and development of junior golfers, providing a safe and fun environment for children from the ages of five and upward.

We have a 5 hole academy course which can be used to hone your new skills that you have developed with our professionals. Clubs can be provided to anyone who needs them, so this course can be enjoyed by all.

Full membership details for the Cowdray Griffin Academy are available to download including the profile form to be completed by all junior's parents before joining the club.

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Junior Golf

Dates For The Diary 2019

Sunday 27th JanuaryNew Year Trophy
Sunday 24th MarchJunior and Parent Foursomes
Friday 12th AprilJunior Easter Trophy
Wednesday 17th AprilJunior 3 Club Challenge
Thursday 30th MayJunior and Parent Foursomes
Sunday 7th JulyJunior Stableford
Sunday 18th AugustJunior Club Championship
Sunday 29th SeptemberJunior Monthly Stableford

Contact us at

Cowdray Golf

Cowdray Park
West Sussex
GU29 0BB

t: 01730 813599

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