Essendon Country Club

The Team

Here to Offer You a Service Unmatched Anywhere in the County

Essendon’s friendly, knowledgeable and experienced team of Professionals are here to offer you a service unmatched anywhere in the county. The team will help you develop every aspect of your game - whether it be a putting lesson, video analysis, on-course coaching or developing a detailed practice plan, one of our PGA Professionals will be able to facilitate your needs.

Barry has recently joined the team with over 20 years coaching experience, and after spending the last 10 years as a Head PGA Professional running his own Retail, Custom Fit and Coaching Business.

Alongside helping Essendon to create a first class Retail and Custom Fit offering, Barry has a huge passion for coaching. In his time in the industry, he's been fortunate to shadow and work with some excellent people in the world of golf. Most recently he was involved in the first season of the Slingsby Academy, teaching pop star and radio host Fleur East to play golf.

Through plenty of training and research, Barry has used his certifications with the PGA, Titleist Performance Institute, Foresight Sports and The Golf Lab, to formulate a philosophy on connecting the golf swing, the body and your golf equipment.

Aside from being a golf geek, Barry enjoys spending his spare time with his family.

Duration Pricing
60 Minutes £65
120 Minutes £120
Assessment MOT £30
Journey Programme Please Enquire

Matt has been coaching since 2009 during which time he has gained a wealth of knowledge and expertise from various top coaches around the world. He enjoys learning and improving his knowledge from the very best in the industry.

Matt's passion is helping golfers achieve their specific goals, as well as fulfilling two roles as a Hertfordshire County Coach working with the Boys Under-16's Development Squad & Playing Squad.

In his down time, Matt enjoys playing sport & socializing!

Duration Junior Member Non-Member
45 Minutes £35 £45 £50
60 Minutes £45 £55 £60
Assessment MOT £30 £30 £30

Dan has been in the golfing industry for over 12 years which has seen him achieve a national diploma in golfing excellence and PGA degree. He has worked at Verulam Golf Club, Moor Park Golf Club and South Herts Golf Club.

Dan’s passion for golf coaching has brought him here to Essendon to help inspire, improve and develop all standards of golfers from complete beginners through to scratch golfers.

Dan is a huge Norwich City fan and enjoys spending time socialising.

Duration Junior Member Non-Member
45 Minutes £35 £45 £50
60 Minutes £45 £55 £60
Assessment MOT £30 £30 £30
Lesson Packages Please Enquire

Freddie was previously the Assistant Professional at Essendon in 2015 in which he undertook his PGA qualifications but left the club in 2018. During his time away Freddie was running a management agency for golf professionals competing on the Challenge Tour, European and Ladies European Tour. In February 2021, Freddie rejoined the team as Senior Professional and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and skills.

During his 6 years as a Professional, Freddie has worked with top European and PGA Tour coaches such as Clive Tucker and George Gankas to help develop his skill set as both a player and a coach. With a passion for developing golfers at all levels, Freddie will be supporting and developing the academy pathways for our junior and adults moving into membership. 

Keen to embrace modern changes within the game, Freddie is focussing on helping members and visitors alike achieve a powerful and effective golf swing. When he’s not on the golf course, Freddie is a keen surfer and foodie - on a mission to try every type of tapas on the planet.

Duration Junior Member Non-Member
45 Minutes £35 £45 £50
60 Minutes £45 £55 £60
Assessment MOT £30 £30 £30

Kyle joined the Professional Team at Essendon in 2020. He’s currently undergoing his training for his PGA Professional Golf qualification and quickly building his skills and knowledge in the industry. Kyle played professionally in his early 20’s and played to a high level after having a successful amateur career, which included winning two County Championships and the British Boys plate. As a pro, Kyle featured on the EuroPro and Challenge Tour.

Kyle still loves playing the game but now strives to help other golfers reach their goals to ultimately improve their enjoyment of the game.

Kyle is a keen sportsman, a family man to three kids and loving husband. Is a Norwich City football supporter and enjoys watching the golf. His favourite golfer of all time is Tiger Woods. When Kyle has free time he enjoys socialising with friends.

Duration Junior Member Non-Member (adult/junior)
45 Minutes £35 £45 £45/£35
60 Minutes £40 £50 £50/£40
Assessment MOT £30 £30 £30

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