Our Junior School of Golf will offer a perfect introduction to the sport and will help your budding Rory McIlroy or Paula Creamer get into the swing of things with expert tuition from our team of professional coaches.

MARK GOVIER (Head Professional)

Mark Govier has been a fully qualified PGA Professional for 16 years and was one of the youngest qualified professional golfers in the UK, at the age of 20.

Mark is regarded as one of the country’s leading golf coaches and has coached golfers of all abilities, from complete beginners through to the elite golfers, playing at both amateur and professional levels.

Mark is the Head Professional at Machynys Peninsula Golf and Country Club, and relishes the opportunity this presents to him, as a renowned coach in Wales . He is totally focused and indeed committed to offering the highest level of coaching for all members at Machynys GCC and welcomes new and old coaching clients to the first class facilities at the Club.

Mark believes that Machynys GCC is the premier coaching facility in the South West Wales area. It will undoubtedly allow Mark to offer the highest level of coaching to all of his clients, as he has worked hard to develop many different coaching packages. These range from standard sessions, through to his Trackman lesson, which will give the player high speed camera analysis and data on all swing factors from swing path and gle of attack and dispersion plus many more . With the differing coaching options available, Mark believes he has options for every golfer.

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(Senior PGA Professional)

Gavin joined Machynys in late 2016 after becoming a fully qualified PGA professional graduating from The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Fda Professional Golf Studies at Birmingham University. After turing Professional in 2013, he joined Langland Bay Golf Club under the Head Professional and developed a junior coaching programme both at the golf club and in several of the local schools.

Gavin has quickly become a WWLGA county coach and is an Affiliated coach of Mark Govier’s Elite Golf Academy. Holding a modern ethos towards coaching and following Mark’s philosophy of coaching to the individual. Experienced in custom fitting, and has extensive knowledge of shaft and club specifications and Trackman data.

Working at one of the finest facilities in South Wales allows Gavin to coach to the highest standard. There are many options available to all levels of golfer to develop improve your golf game.

Gavin also continues to compete on the Professional circuit playing events on both the West Region PGA circuit and the South Wales PGA circuit.

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Currently studying Fda Professional Golf Studies through the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) and The University of Birmingham. He is a qualified level 2 coach.

Within the Professional Golf Studies Degree he covers a number of modules such as; Sport Science, Golf Coaching, Business Finance, Equipment Technology & Rules of Golf.

Nick turned Professional at the age of 18 after playing junior golf at a high standard. He captained Dyfed County Team from the age of 14-18 and became Dyfed OOM Individual Champion in 2010. He was a founder junior member here at Machynys Peninsula but played most of his junior golf at Glyn Abbey Golf Club where he won numerous Club Championships. He now plays his golf on the PGA West Region.

Nick has previously worked at Fairwood Park Golf Club, Gower, where he spent 3 Years under the PGA Professional and developed a junior coaching programme with the junior members and Primary School Pupils. He enjoys custom fitting & coaching not forgetting to present first class customer service to all Members and Guests at Machynys Peninsula Golf & Country Club.

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Machynys Peninsula Golf & Country Club
Nicklaus Avenue | Machynys | Llanelli | SA15 2DG

Tel: 01554 744888 (ext 21) | Fax: 01554 744680 | Email: golf.academy@machynys.com