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About Gary Pike

 

pga-crest-logoGary Pike is a PGA Advanced Professional and a former David Leadbetter senior instructor who has lectured and coached worldwide.

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Gary has played golf since the age of 8 and turned professional at 16. He has been personal coach to over 85 professional golfers on all the main tours.

In 2005 Gary was elected as an Advanced Member of the British Professional Golfers Association for his achievements in coaching.

For many years, Gary was Head Coach for the Essex County golf squads and presided over their success in winning the County Championships.

Gary has published over 250 articles on the golf swing and in 2000, Todays’ Golfer magazine recognised Gary as one of the UK’s top 40 coaches.

He is never short of a word of encouragement and loves to play golf with golfers of all levels. His friendly, relaxed coaching style immediately puts pupils at ease so they can enjoy the learning experience.

Gary’s vast experience and credentials also include:

  • Senior Assistant Coach to Denis Pugh
  • Sports Elite Academy Coach at Alhaurin, Spain (2008-2011)
  • European Tour Coach to John Bevan & Dale Whitnell
  • Ladies European Tour Coach to Vanessa Bell
  • European Senior Tour Coach to John Hudson
  • Euro Pro Tour, Jamega & TP Tours Coach to numerous players
  • Long Term Personal Coach to Dale Whitnell (England No. 1 in 2009 & former Walker Cup Player)
  • Guest speaker at the 2013 conference on coaching elite performance in junior golf
  • Currently playing on the Senior Masters Tour & Senior Golf Circuit