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East Midlands Golf Academy

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I’ve been having lessons with James for some time now (I’m a slow learner 😊) and have enjoyed his... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ripley, United Kingdom
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A Surprise Present for an absolute Novice

I was bought vouchers for lessons as a birthday present and had absolutely no experience of golf... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2019
Belper, United Kingdom
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Golf coaching available from Junior to Senior. Individual sessions or groups, we cater for all golfers
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Main Road | Morley Hayes, Morley, Derby DE7 6DG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been having lessons with James for some time now (I’m a slow learner 😊) and have enjoyed his approach of trying to make the most of what I can do, rather than looking to get me to play in a completely different way. I’m...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

I was bought vouchers for lessons as a birthday present and had absolutely no experience of golf. So much so, I had to borrow clubs for the first lesson! My instructor was James and I cannot speak highly enough of him. Considering I was a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Had lessons previously and been pretty consistent in how poorly I’ve played, had first lesson with James Whatley and he was brilliant in fairness. Really looking forward to becoming an average golfer, would highly recommend to anyone

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

I’ve been playing pretty well recently but know that there had been something going on at impact that caused a 1/20 shank as well as an annoying fade, that could not be properly diagnosed by any normal video capture or TrackMan/FlightScope. Aaron Holtom (Teaching Pro...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely great spotted straight away the main problems and got me hitting it better will be booking again soon

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 29, 2017

I have been struggling with my game for the last 12-18 months. I finally bit the bullet and booked a lesson. I initially had a one to one with Aaron Holtom. We established there wasn't much wrong with my full swing; I'd be to the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 31, 2017

Can't recommend Steve Astle highly enough. He spots what I'm doing wrong within minutes and explains what's going wrong vey clearly. After a few adjustments the ball is flying straight and long and the strike is sweet. Amazing. Of course I still need to practise...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Just returned from an excellent group coaching session with James for members of our golf Society. Really good tips and guidance for us throughout the hour, both individually and collectively, all in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. Good instruction and good fun - the ideal combination!...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 12, 2016

If, like me, you spend the winter season in abject misery trudging round your local course, then how's this for an alternative? Start the Spring a better golfer than you were the previous Autumn. Sounds too good to be true? Not at all. After spending...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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skastle, Manager at East Midlands Golf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2016

Legend, thanks John really kind words, here's to a great season.

Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Had a lesson with Steve Astle today he is so quick at spotting faults and correcting them .A very friendly and approachable man.came away feeling very positive about my golf

Date of experience: March 2016
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skastle, Manager at East Midlands Golf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2016

Thanks Kevin, was great to meet you, looking forward to helping you with your Golf this Summer.

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