Kevin Valentine

PGA Golf Professional

Teaching Golf since 1986

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Golf lessons are now available from Monday the 18th May 2020. The driving range will also open on Monday the 18th May from 8am onwards.

All clients arriving for tuition between must bring £1.00 coins with them as there will be no change available for the foreseeable future. There will also be no toilet facilities available until further notice. Preloaded Digi-cards are available for £10.00 each payable cash payment only.

When visiting from now on until further notice please observe the following:-

  • Keep at least 2 metres from all other users including when you park your vehicle
  • Avoid touching anything on-site except the ball basket and use the hand sanitizer provided both before and after you take your basket back
  • Take your rubbish home with you
  • If you sneeze or cough please cover your nose or mouth and use a tissue where possible
  • Even if you accompany someone from the same household please observe the 2 metre distancing rules
  • The toilet facility will be closed for the foreseeable future and please do not use any other area of the site
  • Avoid touching bay dividers, doors or flagsticks
  • If there is no bay free either use the outside grass areas or wait in your vehicle
  • When using the outdoor grass areas take you basket back when finished and again use the hand sanitiser
  • Anyone who deliberately breaches these rules will be asked to leave the premises and future exclusion may ensue

Opening times will be until further notice:-

Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm

Sat 8am to 3pm

Last balls 30 minutes before closing

Closed on Sundays

 

Having started playing golf at Hill Valley l turned professional in 1986 where I worked as an assistant professional. As an amateur junior, I won 2 Daily Telegraph Regional Championships, National De Beers Diamond Regional Champion, County Junior 1st Team Member, Club Junior Champion, adult amateur Club Champion. I represented my county at 1st team level remaining unbeaten in singles matchplay, won 2 County Foursomes Championships, runner up in County Championship, won various scratch events, held 4 amateur course records. Finished 6th in British Youths Championship, top 10 English Stroke Play Championship, National Amateur Midland Open Champion, Midland Counties Close Champion and Midland Counties Under 22 Champion.

As a professional l’ve achieved 37 Pro-Am wins, 3 County Professional Championships,County Open Champion, Midland PGA Assistants Champion, Leading money winner Midlands PGA, Semi Finalist in National Pro-Am Matchplay Championship,Wimpey European 36 Hole International Pro-Am Champion beating 9 Ryder Cup players,Tamsel Tour Champion of Champions beating three European Tour players. First professional to break the course record and score 59 in Windermere Lakes Classic Pro-Am. I held 11 professional course records.

Having moved from Hill Valley in 1990 I became the head club professional at Alvaston Hall Nantwich where l had a large retail golf shop combined with a teaching and club repair facility and in the later years also acted as golf manager for the whole golf facility. At the same venue I created and single handedly ran one of the largest residential Golf schools in Europe for 12 years under the Warner Holidays brand teaching an average of 300 golfers per annum.

In 2013 I set up a full time teaching position at Eaton Hill Golf Centre Tarporley where l work today. I teach a wide range of golfers from beginners to intermediate through to tournament professionals.

For my clients peace of mind I’m covered by Public Liability insurance. I am DBS certified and Child Protection certified.

Testimonials

When I use a new golf coach I normally feel quite apprehensive however, when I met Kevin he quickly put me at ease. Firstly we chatted about my past golf, coaching and also what I'd like to achieve. I particularly liked the questionnaire he supplies to record a customers details and future progress etc.

I've always thought coaching was difficult to understand given the amount of information one may have to take on board but Kevin made everything so plain and logical to understand.

Pat

 

Kevin offers a money back guarantee on a putting lesson....'if he can't improve you he won't charge you' he says!

I thought ok I'd give it a go...guess what?

I enjoyed the lesson so much and improved massively I insisted on asking him for a bunch of business cards to promote him to my golfing friends. There is quite a bit of psychology involved to improving performance which I didn't realise....he got me into a simple but positive mindset within minutes. I'm now putting better than I could ever imagined given I'd been struggling for years.

Mr Perry

Over the years I've endured an awful problem of shanking. I'd even given up the game for a spell because it caused me so much anxiety. Kevin was recommended to me by a fellow golfer...I was astonished with the difference he made straight away. I really wasn't aware of how wrong l was thinking...he clearly explained what I was doing and what the solutions were. To date I'm now enjoying my golf and I've even started to play in club competitions.

Grant R