Boringdon Park offers a first class golf lessons and tuition service in Plymouth with a dedicated team of on-site PGA Golf Professionals.
The Boringdon Park Golf Academy team are Scott, Jez and Ian – between them they have decades of experience coaching golfers of all levels.
We welcome new golfers with open arms and families are especially welcome! We also use the latest video analysis software to make sure we provide the best service possible.
Below is a sample of what we offer, however, as we pride ourselves on catering for your individual needs, please contact us to discuss your particular requirements.
Whether you’re just starting out, your swing has lost its way or simply want to fine tune your game – we help golfers of all ages and have a relaxed approach that will put you at ease.
Below is a sample of what we offer golfers looking to up their game. As we pride ourselves on catering for your individual needs, please contact us to discuss your particular requirements.
Our coaching and coffee morning and evenings take place on the following days:
Ready to start your golf journey? We welcome new players regularly and can help you learn the game we love, whatever your age.
Our golf pros can take you through a structured course of lessons taking you from complete beginner through to improver and advanced level, from just £30.
With our excellent facilities at Boringdon Park, we can utilise the driving range, putting and chipping area and both our courses (9 hole and 18 hole) to evolve your game and progress you towards regular play.
Please call us on 01752 339113 or 07837 545241 to find our upcoming course dates and register to book your place!
All equipment can be provided. Some sessions involve on-course tuition so normal dress code applies. If in doubt please email our academy with any questions.
Join the most progressive junior academy in Plymouth, where parents and children enjoy being part of each others golfing journey. Regular classes are offered alongside two monthly competitions giving the kids a chance to enjoy a competitive edge to the game if they so wish.
Scott Macaskill is an award-winning Professional who has amassed a wealth of experience in over twenty years in the job. Starting his Professional career as Assistant at Downes Crediton G. C. in 1995, Scott moved on to become Head Assistant at Churston G. C. in 1996 where he remained for 2 years during which time he completed his training and successfully qualified, earning the Titleist National Assistants Award for excellence in his final PGA examinations. His next move was to take on the Head Teaching Professional’s post at Elfordleigh Golf and Country Club in 1998 where he remained for 3 years. During this time he established the new golf shop and played an important advisory role in the establishment of the additional 9 holes which made Elfordleigh a true 18 hole course.
From there he returned in 2001 to Downs Crediton to become Head Professional. His reputation as a coach had grown during this time and he became coach to a Europro Tour Professional and many Devon County juniors. Coaching juniors has become an important element of Scott’s career and he has successfully established junior coaching schemes at each of his clubs. This will be good news for the young aspiring golfers of Boringdon Park Golf Club and Scott will be playing an important part in our development programme both with the City schools and our own junior coaching programme. Alongside his role as a PGA coach, Scott has enjoyed success in competition both as an amateur and on the local professional circuit.
Ian Marshall is one of the most knowledgeable and respected coaches in the area. His regular columns in the Herald over eleven years made him the face of golf coaching in Plymouth!
His first post in golf was Assistant Professional at Thurlestone G. C. for 6 years from 1980 during which time he became PGA qualified. While there he also taught at Dartmouth Naval College and Kingsbridge Sports Centre. In 1986 he was appointed Golf Professional at Elfordleigh Golf & Country Club where he soon built up a reputation as a first class coach. One junior who Ian taught from the beginning, and still advises, is his good friend Miles Tunnicliff who won two Tour events, two Mauritias Opens and is a regular on the European Tour.
Ian moved to the prestigious Walton Heath G. C. as Head Assistant in 1990, where he worked with a lot of the top coaches and taught many European Tour, Senior Tour and LPGA Tour Professionals. From there, he secured the Head Professional’s post at Ballards Gore in 1992 where he remained for 3 years. Ian returned to the West Country in 1995 as Professional at Staddon Heights G.C. for eleven years, before a nine year stint as Head Professional at the Plymouth Golf Centre. Although mainly a coach, Ian has also kept his hand in with his playing career, competing at a good level and often being in the prizes. Ian’s coaching mantra is simple. Anyone can improve if they are taught properly and are willing to practice. His love of coaching and golf is there for all to see and his simple coaching method is easy for anyone to pick up.
Jez Willmott started his golfing career in 2001 at the China Fleet Club in the dual role of teaching Professional and Assistant Manager of the golf shop. Jez completing his PGA training in 2005 and has gone on to become one of the most knowledgeable coaches around. He moved to Plymouth Golf Centre in 2006, where he found that working with other Professionals of like mind, he became more aware of his coaching skills. With a keen eye for study and finding new ways to improve the golf swing, Jez has the gift of being able to help everyone he coaches. His enthusiasm and willingness to help people is infectious.
Jez is certainly not new to teaching, as all his working life, he has spent teaching sport of various kinds. He is a qualified RYA level 5 windsurf instructor, a dingy sailing instructor and a BCU qualified instructor in canoeing. His qualifications enabled him to teach in Greece, Turkey, the Canaries and Barbados, so don’t be shocked if you see him windsurfing across the 18th hole’s lake!
With his feet now back on land, he is now fully focused on drawing on all his teaching skills to improve his client’s golf swings. Although his clientele come from all age groups, he has enjoyed particular success with the juniors and ran the China Fleet junior coaching programme to great success, teaching between 50 and 80 youngsters each week. He continues to play an active role in schools sport links, disability coaching and many outreach programmes.