Mark Pearson

Academy Director

A PGA European Tour Coach and given over 40,000 lessons to golfers of all abilities. Mark will be available at Sunderland Golf Academy periodically for individual lessons and Performance Clinics.

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Brian Ridley 

Head Teaching Professional

Brian works with players of all abilities from beginners, intermediates through to international players and Professionals. He is a certified AimPoint instructor. He is available 4 days per week at Sunderland Golf Academy More about Brian

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Gary Shipley

PGA Teaching Professional

Gary is a PGA Professional with over 30 years with experience. 

Through this, he has guided players of all levels in a straight forward, concise way, to play to the best of their ability and is available full-time at Sunderland Golf Academy.

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Jack Hayward

PGA Teaching Professional

Jack is a bright young talent in the world of coaching, with a passion for helping beginners, novices and juniors. He is available full-time at Sunderland Golf Academy.

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Matthew Naylor

PGA Teaching Professional

With Matthew's experience, he is ideally suited for player development putting a plan in place for long term success, but also enjoys introducing new players to the game. 

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