James Atthey

Golf Academy

Welcome to the Golf Academy

The Academy coach is James Atthey who is a Fully Qualified PGA Golf Professional. James has coached golf for the past 10 years, with the highlight being last year when one of his long-term pupils won The Leicestershire Amateur Championship. He started his coaching in Spain, under the supervision of Phillip Murphy (Irish Junior Coach). James draws his coaching skills from a mixture of playing, study and coaching experiences. James has played on both the Euro Pro and Tamsel tours, winning various tournaments throughout the Midlands

James Graduated from Lincoln University with a Bsc (hons) in Golf & Leisure Management, modules included Golf Fitness, Coaching and Sports Psychology.

Aim & Philosophy

The aim of The Golf Academy is to create a relaxed and fun environment in which to improve your golf. The Academy offers a comprehensive range of lessons that cater for the total beginner through to the most experienced of players that seek to play to their full potential. Coaching will be offered to all levels of golfer from complete novice to aspiring county players, ladies, seniors and of course juniors.

A friendly environment together with superb state of the art practice facility makes Stokesley Golf Range a perfect place to learn and hone your skills.

My philosophy in coaching is one very focused on targets and goals, establishing your strengths and improving any weaknesses. I will help you set clear targets and then come up with the coaching and drills that will get you there. Whether you are a beginner or low handicap golfer, I will help you get your golf game where you want it to be. The ultimate goal is to provide students with a relaxed, caring atmosphere in which they can learn to have fun playing golf, keep it simple and enjoy your golf!.