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Every day   7am - 10.30pm

Last balls 35 mins before close

Trafford Golf Centre

0161 749 7000

American Golf

0161 749 7788

Meet the Coaches

Pete Styles

Pete Styles - Director of Golf

Senior PGA Teaching Professional
Tel: 07790 417981
Email: pete.styles@traffordgolfcentre.co.uk

Turned pro: 1999
PGA qualified: Class A, 2002
Favourite local golf course: Royal Birkdale
Dream fourball: Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Cameron Diaz
If I wasn't a golfer I'd like to be a: Ski instructor
Any famous clients: Ryan Giggs, Rio Ferdinand, Rafael Da Silva, Andreas Pereira, Dan Walker, two fifths of Elbow, Alan Halsall from the telly.
When I’m not teaching golf I’m: Busy with a young family
Personal achievement: 3 consecutive eagles
Favourite sporting moment: Watching Europe win the last 4 home Ryder Cups

Teaching Style

Straight-talking, easy to follow, enjoyable


Chris Fletcher

Chris Fletcher

Senior PGA Teaching Professional
Tel: +447989 148252
Email: chris@improvemygolf.co.uk

Turned pro: 2004
PGA qualified: Class AA, 2006
Favourite local golf course: Stockport GC and Prestbury GC
Dream fourball: Tiger Woods, Sir Alex Ferguson, and Warren Buffett.
If I wasn't a golfer I'd like to be a: N/A
Any famous clients: N/A
When I’m not teaching golf I’m: Playing golf, watching Man Utd and spending time with my family.
Personal achievement: Coached in NRW, Germany for 10 years, Head Senior Golf Coach. Took Muenster Wilkinghege to the National 1st League, top 7 team in the country. County Coach Coaches National Players Coach to Tour Players Advanced PGA Professional
Favourite sporting moment: Tiger Woods doing the Grand Slam and Man Utd winning the treble 1999, winning at the Nou Camp against Bayern Munich.

Teaching Style

“Fit the Swing to the Golfer, NOT the Golfer to the Swing”


Andy Carter

Andy Carter

Senior PGA Teaching Professional
Tel: 07523 718036
Email: andy.carter@traffordgolfcentre.co.uk

Turned pro: 2007
PGA qualified: Class A, 2010
Favourite local golf course: Formby and Mere
Dream fourball: Tiger Woods, Paul Scholes and Cheryl Cole
If I wasn't a golfer I'd like to be a: An Accountant.
Any famous clients: Fabrice Muamba, Bolton Captain- Matt Mills
When I’m not teaching golf I’m: Playing Football, In the gym or playing golf
Personal achievement: From a handicap of 5 to Scratch in 3 months
Favourite sporting moment: Watching Europe’s Comeback against USA in 2012 Ryder Cup and Man United beating Chelsea on penalties in Champions League final in 2009

Teaching Style

Simple and Easy to follow, Friendly and relaxed environment, Immediate improvements, Lasting results


Dean Butler

Dean Butler

PGA Teaching Professional
Tel: 07932 120038
Email: dacs@hotmail.co.uk

Turned pro: 1985
PGA qualified: Class AA
Favourite local golf course: Dunham Forest Golf & Country Club
Dream fourball: Tom Watson, Ian Poulter & Gary Player
If I wasn't a golfer I'd like to be a: Stockbroker
Any famous clients: Strictly confidential
When I’m not teaching golf I’m: Working in my garden or walking my dog
Personal achievement: Becoming a PGA professional
Favourite sporting moment: Tom Watson winning the British Open against Jack Nicklaus at Turnberry in 1977 (The duel in the sun).

Teaching Style

• Let’s keep it simple & enjoyable • Plain English advice • One step at a time • Set realistic goals • Relaxed atmosphere • One or two thing to focus on • We get out of golf what we put in


Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke

PGA Teaching Professional
Tel: 07817 582777
Email: mclarke@traffordgolfcentre.co.uk

Turned pro: 2011
PGA qualified: Class A
Favourite local golf course: Formby
Dream fourball: Lee Westwood. Pamela Anderson. Bill Clinton.
If I wasn't a golfer I'd like to be a: Motorcycle racer
Any famous clients: Confidential!
When I’m not teaching golf I’m: Spending quality time with my wife and two young kids.
Personal achievement: Scoring the winning goal in sudden death overtime in the final of the British Recreational Ice Hockey Championships
Favourite sporting moment: Liverpool’s amazing comeback to win the Champions League Cup in Istanbul.

Teaching Style

Easy to understand. Simple, clear instruction with quick results.


Nick Holmes

Nick Holmes

PGA Teaching Professional
Tel: 07891 941120
Email: nick.holmes@traffordgolfcentre.co.uk

Turned pro: 2010
PGA qualified: 2013
Favourite local golf course: Royal Birkdale
Dream fourball: Tiger Woods, Alex Ferguson, Cristiano Ronaldo
If I wasn't a golfer I'd like to be a: Rally Driver
Any famous clients: Joe Corrigan,
When I’m not teaching golf I’m: Playing golf, walking the dog or watching any sport.
Personal achievement: Hole in one on a 286 yard par 4 (3 wood)
Favourite sporting moment: Watching Europe's Comeback against USA in the 2012 Ryder Cup & United win the Champions League in stoppage time at the Camp Nou against Bayern Munich.

Teaching Style

Friendly, Relaxed, Easy to follow, Results promised