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IF YOU tend to over-indulge during the Christmas festivities, and after the year we’ve had who can blame you; why not treat yourself to some golf lessons in the New Year to help refine your technique or give you the confidence to take up the sport?

Gone are the days when playing golf would take all day; we all have busy lifestyles which is why Marton Meadows Golf Club is the perfect place to improve your short game. Just an hour or two on the golf course at our modern, friendly club in the heart of the Cheshire countryside can recharge your batteries.

Our Golf Pro Team are your perfect companions. They offer 1:1 coaching for all levels of golfers, and 1:1 or small group sessions for those new to the sport.

Meet our Pros

Sam Proctor: Golf Professional, Sam Proctor, took up golf relatively late in the day aged 15 years, but soon made up for any lost ground. He threw himself into golf with a passion, moving to America to pursue his dream of becoming a pro golfer with a Golf Scholarship at San Jacinto College, California.

Whilst studying in the States, Sam realised his true vocation was teaching and returned to the UK where he currently enjoys coaching all levels of golfer whilst studying at Birmingham University. Sam’s straightforward coaching methods are proving a hit with golfers at Marton Meadows. Follow Sam’s Instagram account for golf tips and training advice: @samproctorcoaching

Sam also helps manage our state-of-the-art Golf Simulator studio, which incorporates precision technology with over 200,000 courses mapped world-wide and stunning AV effects to ensure the ultimate player experience in comfortable, contemporary surroundings.

If you’re keen to track your progress an hour or two in our Simulator is ideal, providing accurate and informative data analysis for comparison purposes. Sam can explain all the stats and help tweak your technique to improve your performance.

Skills learned in the simulator may be honed out on the course and Sam provides a range of private tuition options, combining technology and traditional training methods both indoors and outdoors, to ensure optimum player development.

To discuss your specific training requirements and learn more about our Simulator Studio, call Sam Proctor on: 07984 565441

Mike Green: ‘Class A PGA Professional’, Mike Green, has over 15 years’ experience in golf coaching and has attained ‘safe coach’ status via his affiliation with England Golf. His glowing credentials in Junior Academy development and school initiatives mean he is perfectly placed to provide dedicated support to our junior players and grow our Junior Academy.

Golf Lessons for all ages and abilities

Golf Lessons are available for beginners through to seasoned golfers in 1:1 or small groups outside on the Course and 1:1 lessons can be booked in our Simulator studio with social distancing measures observed.

Our Junior Academy Classes are available on Saturday afternoons:

12 noon – 1pm for under 10s*
1.15pm – 2.15pm for 10-15 years

2.30pm – 3.30pm for 5 – 15 years

*Minimum age 5 years

Mike uses the GolPhin ‘My Pathway 2 Golf’ App, which offers a package of resources for golf coaches, enables the child’s achievements to be uploaded and encourages parents to interact with their child’s experience and progress.

Mike has also registered in the GolfSixes Programme with England Golf. The GolfSixes league offers quicker six-hole matches against other clubs in a fun Texas Scramble format. It’s a great way for Junior players to build confidence.

Mike embraces technology and innovation in his training programmes and his recent invitation to attend the highly acclaimed and exclusive Professional Golf Studies (FDSC Top-up) course, only 25 places are available world-wide, means Mike may soon be swapping his foundation degree qualification for a BSc (Honours). Which is great news for all of our golfers, wherever they may be in their golfing journey!

New On-Site Golf Pro Shop

Launched in September, Marton Meadows now boasts a new on-site Golf Pro Shop which is stocked to the brim with a wide range of leading golfing brands including: accessories, equipment and apparel. And with only 1 in 25 shops offering Ladies golf apparel, we’re pleased to offer extensive stocks of Ladies golfing gear with a junior range coming soon.

The retail outlet, which is managed by Mike Green, has been a huge hit in the short time it has been open.

PING Fitting Centre

Marton Meadows is now an ‘Authorised PING Fitting Centre’. Mike is fully trained and experienced in providing a custom fitting service. During the fitting process, key information is obtained to help identify your ball-flight tendencies, equipment specifications, likes/dislikes about your current club set and your specific needs.

Level 1 and Level 2 fittings are available, with the latter providing a more in-depth fitting experience. To find out more about our new PING fitting service, speak to Mike Green on: 07838 150860. Price on request.

With eVouchers now available for last minute stocking fillers or ‘New Year. New You’ treats (ideal to help you stick to those resolutions), there’s no better way to pep yourself up and get golfing in 2021!

Book a one-off or series of Golf Lessons with Sam Proctor, by calling: 07984 565441 or discuss our Junior Academy classes or PING fitting service with Mike Green on: 07838 150860.

Photo Caption: Sam Proctor and Mike Green at Marton Meadows.

Also pictured are The Golf Pro Shop and Simulator Studio.