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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Mark Hancock - PGA Professional

Turned pro in 1999. Worked at the following as assistant and teaching pro: - Northenden, Kendal, Withington, Chorley, Stand and Bolton Old Links. Head Club Pro at: -Cheadle for 3 years and Stand 4 plus. Golfing highlights: - MDGA Ameteur and Assistant Champion plus winning several other events. - 1st round leader of the Leeds Cup shooting 7-under. - Best finish in a North Region major 3rd at the Manchester Open. - Winning 3 satellite tour events in 2008. - Won the PGA NW Overseas Pro Am - Feb 2019. - Playing in the winning Foremost Team in the final Ashworth Cup at the Belfry. - Shot 10-under in a match at Stand GC. Other interests: - Family. - Manchester United and most sports. - All types of comedy and a decent pint.

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Chris Hardicre - Pro Shop Assistant

Current H'cap 9 - Lowest 3. Club Champion at Elea GC Cyprus 2013. Cyprus Ameteur Open Winner 2014. Best course played - Wolf Creek, Nevada. Other interests: - XBOX Gaming. - Keeping Fit. Best thing about Stand GC - Friendly Club and a great course. Plus a 'Great Pro'!

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