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 and is the Spanish home of the Golf Union of Wales, providing practice facilities for its Elite National and County squad members.
It also provides training facilities for National squads, English County Golf Union teams, PGA European Tour and LET members.
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
• Putting green
• Chipping green
• 2 Huxley All Weather Practice Areas
• The GASP Studio – A separate facility which is equipped with the world's most advanced video teaching system, as used on the Sky Sports Golf Extra show; the GASP Audiovisual and simulation system. The GASP system allows you to benefit from an instantaneous view of your swing.
The Academy Courses and Lessons
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.
- Director of Golf
Name: Simon Coaker
- 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 speaking
- 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
- Golf Teaching Professional
Name : Neil Evans
Nationality : British
- Class "AA" Member of the PGA UK&I since 1997
- Lee Westwood Academy Coach
- 7 times coaching at the Open Championship
- Experience of teaching players of all levels
What's in the bag?
- Irons : Cobra S1 Forged Irons
- Driver : Nike V1 9°
- Fairway Wood : Titleist 17°
- Hybrid : Titleist 909F 21°
- Wedges : Titleist Vokey SM 52 & 58 degrees
- Putter : Titleist Scotty Cameron Newport 2
- Golf Ball : Titleist Pro V1