The Golf Academy includes facilities and services which enables golfers of all standards from the beginner to touring professional, to improve their playing ability.

The Academy is a world-renowned centre of excellence for both teaching and learning the game of golf, providing practice facilities for Elite International, National and County squad members, PGA European Tour and LET members.

Practice Facilities

The Desert Springs Golf Academy offers specially designated practice areas that are specifically designed to offer every challenge of the game and include:

A 20 bay covered driving range with permanent astro turf mats

A grass practice area of 2000m2

Target greens

Fairway and green side bunkers

 Two Putting greens

Chipping green

 Two Huxley All Weather Practice Areas

• The GASP Studio – A separate facility which is equipped with the world's most advanced video teaching system that allows you to benefit from an instantaneous view of your swing.

The Academy Courses and Lessons

The Professionals

Every one of our PGA qualified teaching golf professionals possess exceptional skills and attributes that make them not only peerless instructors, but seasoned experts. They have earned their reputation not only through years of dedication to the development of golf skills, but in helping their pupils to realise their full potential. They are friendly, enthusiastic and committed to the golf development of each pupil providing the most comprehensive golf teaching service available.

Simon Coaker

- Director of Golf

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Simon-Coaker       Simon Coaker, Director of Golf


Professional Profile

Name: Simon Coaker

Nationality: British


  • Fully qualified member of the British PGA since 1991
  • Qualified British PGA golf instructor
  • Golf instructional writer for various magazines
  • Previous Misuno golf school instructor
  • Spanish & English speaking

Playing Achievements

  • Played USA Mini Tour
  • Eastleigh Pro-Am Winner
  • Lowest Score in PGA event 63
  • USA Arizona Pro-Am Winner

What's in the bag?

  • Irons : Mizuno 3-SW T-Zoid Pro precision rifle FCM 7.2 steel shafts
  • Driver : Titleist 7.5 precision rifle FCM 7.0 steel shaft 3 Wood : Adams Tight Lies Tour 13
  • Wedge : 60 Cleveland
  • Putter : Odyssey 2 ball
  • Golf Ball : Titleist Pro-V1 100 Compression
  • Golf Glove : Nike Dri-Fit Elite feel leather


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