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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John Jacobs - Head PGA Professional

John is the Head PGA Professional here at Cumberwell and has had the honour of being so, since it opened in 1994 Coaching experiences are as follows: England Golf - U16 National Boys Lead Coach - 9 years – 2005 – 2014 (Un-defeated) England Golf - U16 Boys Regional Coach (South West) - Current Awarded England Golf Region of the Year 2020 Wiltshire County Head Coach - Current Wiltshire County Boys Coach - Current Wiltshire County Girls Coach - Current Golf Monthly Top 25 Coach - Current Wiltshire County U18 Girls Coach - Current Awarded PGA Regional Development Coach (SW) 2017 Nominee: England Golf Coach of the year 2020 Qualifications: PGA Qualified for 35 Years Coaching Platforms: Trackman 4, SAM Putt Lab, Zenio Putting System. Specialising in Swing analysis and Short Game development Players that we have coached (personal and/or squad level) during their early development years are: Tommy Fleetwood, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Eddie Pepperell, Tom Lewis, Laurie Canter, Joe Long, Harry Hall, George Leigh and many many more…

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Paul Morss - Full Qualified PGA Professional

Paul joined the golf industry in 1993 and gained his PGA Qualification in 1996. He started his career at Minchinhampton Golf Club and then joined Cumberwell Park in 2000. Paul has a wealth of teaching experience having been coaching for over 25 years. His knowledge and expertise allows him to adapt his skills in order to achieve the best at all abilities and ages of golfer. Paul has also been a Wiltshire county coach for over 10 years teaching various Junior age ranges during this time. The very poplar Cumberwell Park Junior Academy was started by Paul and he plans to progress the program with fellow Cumberwell professionals moving forward. Whilst being coached by Paul you will have access to his personal Trackman launch monitor system which provides swing and ball flight data from each shot. Paul has also had much success on the golf course and he has won a West Region order of Merit tournament at Dartmouth, had a course record at Lansdown and has won numerous Pro-Ams tournaments.

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Alex Blewett - Fully Qualified PGA Professional

After joining the Cumberwell Proshop staff in 2006, Alex began his career as a PGA Professional in 2008. At the age of 21 he graduated, finishing in 9th position in the assistant of the year award 2011. Alex has now over 12 years coaching experience at Cumberwell and has gained extensive knowledge into coaching at all levels. In the last 3 years Alex has been involved as a Coach for the Wiltshire County Boys Teams and this role is continuing for the foreseeable future. All lessons with Alex include TrackMan data, detailed high speed video analysis and demonstration, accompanied by a post lesson report and feedback. Lessons are available on any aspect of the game you wish, from shortgame to driving. Alex takes a modern approach to coaching and is able to adapt delivery to suit all levels of experience and ability.

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Ben Lloyd - Fully Qualified PGA Professional

Ben is a PGA Professional with over 18 years coaching experience at Cumberwell Park. With such such amazing facilities he works with a wide array of clients from complete beginners to full time Elite golfers. During Ben’s training he picked up multiple awards and won trainee of the year in his second year and finished 3rd nationally overall. Since then Ben has continued his coach development from some of the best coaches in the world from long game to short game. Improving golfers is his passion and finding ways for his clients to better understand how their game functions and how they can make it better is something that is highly rewarding. Under John Jacobs, the team have always coached with technology and from early camera systems and now as a TrackMan owner, Ben can measure and improve golfers based on data. Ben has a great reputation in developing high level junior golfers and is the lead to coach to the Wiltshire Under 14’s Elite squad. Coaching sessions can be tailored to meet the requirements of the individual and in addition to coaching, Ben offers a full custom fit service from one of the best stocked shops around.

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Alex Jacobs - Fully Qualified PGA Professional

Alex first picked up a golf club aged 4 and has been passionate about the game ever since. He joined the Professional Staff in 2015 and soon after embarked upon the PGA Foundation Degree. Alex achieved the top position in the West Region all 3 years of his training and also finished 7th position nationally in the assistant of the year award in 2019 when he qualified. Alex was also awarded the Blenkarne Award which was given for his achievements and commitment to learning through his PGA training. Alex has now over 5 years coaching experience and uses the latest teaching technology including Trackman & SAM Putt Lab, to enhance experience and provide detailed analysis of areas to improve on. Over the last few years Alex has continued his learning and achieved the SAM Putt Lab Level 1 instructor qualification and is also available for custom fitting for all major brands. Junior Coaching has also been a huge part of Alex’s coaching career. He has been involved as a coach in the Wiltshire County Boys squads over the past 3 years and is involved in the Junior Academy here at Cumberwell Park. Lessons can be tailored to any aspect of the game and will always include the use of video analysis and Trackman data alongside demonstration to help improve your golf. Any level of golfer will be welcome from complete beginner to tournament golfer.

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Luke Ayrton - Assistant PGA Professional

Luke joined the professional shop team in 2018 whilst undertaking his PGA Foundation Degree and qualified in 2021. After joining Cumberwell Park as a Junior member, Luke progressed to represent both the Club and County at Junior and Men’s level before deciding to turn Professional and pursue a career in golf. With over 2 years coaching experience, offering coaching sessions to all ages and abilities from beginners to single figure golfers. Luke is keen to widen his knowledge and continuing to develop as a golf coach. Alongside coaching Luke is also a regular player on the PGA South West Region playing in Tournaments & Pro Am's every year and is continuing to develop his own golf game

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