Born in the London area of England, Paul has played golf for more than 50 years. In his amateur career in the United Kingdom, he played in all of the major international, national and provincial tournaments and represented his County, Hertfordshire for 20 years, playing in excess of 100 matches. He was elected as County Captain, served on the Executive Committees and Junior Golf Committees for both his Club and County. During this period, Paul also spent time in the United States working on the LPGA Tour in tournament organisation and gained great insight into life "on tour".
His golfing education was also enhanced by the 10 years he spent working for Cobra Golf in the Acushnet Group of Companies with Titliest and Footjoy where he learned about golf club technology, shaft and golf ball performance and was fortunate enough to meet and work with Cobra Staff Tour players.
Since becoming a Professional in 1999, his career has flourished and his reputation as an experienced, effective, knowledgeable and personable teacher and coach has grown rapidly. Since 2000 he has been greatly involved in the area of Coach Education and Training as a Course Instructor and Examiner for various Organisations who are responsible for the training of Golf Teaching Professionals. During this time he has taught, trained and qualified hundreds of current professional teachers.
He has taught at a high level during his career and has attended many teaching seminars and undertaken further qualifications in order to be the best teacher he can possibly be. He continues to search all other sources of information and to this end, he has studied the work of many well known teachers both past and present, not only in relation to swing technique but also in the vital area of Sports Psychology and Performance.
His reputation is futher enhanced as a contributing writer of technical articles for weekly newspapers and monthly magazines on the Costa Blanca and for World Golf Pro magazine since 2000. He continues to play at a high level and has achieved success in numerous Pro-Am events and has participated on the EPD and Hi5 Pro tours.
He has conducted clinics and courses all over Europe including Spain, Portugal, Italy, Austria, Switzerland and the UK and has a mullti-national client base. Conscious of the importance of being able to teach in other languages, he has acquired a high level of language skills and currently speaks English, Spanish and German.
Master Teaching Professional of the European Golf Teachers Federation
International Staff Instructor for European Golf Teachers Federation
Continual Professional Development Instructor for European Golf Teachers Federation
Master Teaching Professional of the Registro Professional De Golf
International Course Instructor for the Registro Professional De Golf (2007-2009)
Member of the Executive Commitee for the Registro Professional De Golf (2007-2009)
Member of the Technical Commitee for the Registro Professional De Golf (2007-2009)
Member of the International Coaches Institute
ADDITIONAL COURSES AND SEMINARS
Specialist Short Game Techniques (Dave Pelz) 2002
Biomechanics of Putting (Dr. Paul Hurrion), Oliva Nova, Valencia, Spain 2003
Biomechanics of the Full Swing (Dr. Paul Hurrion), Durham, England 2006
Golf Fitness and Core Stability, Birmingham, England 2007
David Leadbetter Teaching Seminar, PGA Cataluyna, Girona, Spain 2007
Jim McLean Teaching Seminar, Real Club de Golf Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain 2007
Vision Training For Golf 2008
Golf 54 / Vision 54 Performance Coaching (Marriott and Nilsson) 2009
Golf Psychology Coaching Certificate 2011
Trackman Swing and Ball Flight Analysis 2013
Aimpoint Fundamental and Express Green Reading 2013