County Training Officer: Mrs Janette Smart.
Contact Email Telephone: 01254 208935.
6 Lesson Vouchers to be used during 2018 will be available to all County Squad members.
The claim form to be used for them will be sent out soon by Janette Smart CTO.
Jane Forrest PGA Honorary Member
Jane is a PGA AA Professional. She has been coaching Lancashire players since 1988. She was England Ladies' national coach from 1994 -1999. An England Girl and Intermediate International Jane was a Lancashire Team member from 1973 to 1978 before turning professional and being an inaugural member of the Ladies' European Tour where she won three titles including the Dutch Open and European Match Play titles. Jane was a founder member of the Lancashire Girls' Golf Association.
James Carpenter Director of Golf at Southport Golf Academy
A Fellow of European Golf Teaching Federation.James has a degree in Golf Coaching and is a qualified EGTF Professional. In 2016 he was invited to join the Wilson Advisory Staff.
James has also studied the latest methods of Junior Golf Coaching and is keen on proper nutrition and fitness and exercise methods for golfers of all ages.
Gavin Abson Head PGA Professional at West Lancashire Golf Club
Gavin has an honours degree in Sport Management and is highly trained in custom fitting using launch monitor technology. He has played full time on the PGA Europro Tour and caddied on the European Tour.
He joined West Lancashire in January 2016 having previously been Head Professional at the Carrick on Loch Lomond. During this time Gavin was Dunbartonshire & Argyll Ladies' and Girls' Coach. Previously Gavin was a teaching panelist for the Bunkered Golf Magazine and spent 2 years as a PGA Professional at Royal Troon Golf Club.