Vale Royal Abbey’s resident Golf Professional is Ben Derbyshire.
Ben Derbyshire, is the Head Golf Professional at Vale Royal Abbey. Ben has joined us from West Middlesex Golf Club,prior to him joining West Middlesex he had a 5 year spell in the Middle East working at the Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club where he was both the Head Golf Professional and Golf Operations/Events Manager at the extremely busy leisure club.
His initial experience was gained whilst working at two clubs local to his home in North Wales, both Rhuddlan Golf Club where he began his golfing career and Abergele Golf Club where he worked for 5 years gaining an abundance of experience under the expert guidance of Welsh National Golf Coach Iain Runcie.
Experience that counts
Ben has a wide array of experience having run an extremely busy Pro Shop in West Middlesex since 2014 and in North Wales for 5 years whilst running some of the top Amateur & Professional competitions in the Middle East. However one of Ben’s main passions lies within coaching and he has a wealth of experience working with people of all ages and abilities. He has a number of higher level coaching qualifications including numerous awards within the Titleist Performance Institute levels to include being a Level 3 Junior Coach, Level 2 Power Coach & Level 2 Golf Mechanics Coach. In addition to this Ben is also a qualified Fitness Instructor and can link his knowledge in this area to help people with their golf swings. Ben has also just completed his Certificate of Golf Management Theory which paves the way to him being a P.G.A qualified Director of Golf.
Tuition for all abilities
Ben is a fully qualified Class ‘A’ Level 3 golf coach and offers a comprehensive tuition service for all levels of golfers including beginners, established, seniors, juniors and ladies.
Ben’s one-to-one lessons are tailored to your needs and aspirations and are performed outside on the practice ground or on the course itself.
Non-members are welcome to book lessons with Ben.
Equipment and shop
The Pro Shop will be managed by Ben and his assistant Brian and will include such brands as Titleist, Footjoy, Cobra, Under Armour, Glenbrae, Srixon & Masters, however he will be available to assist members/guests in any way if they require other brands. Ben and his staff will be on call 7 days a week and will be more than happy to assist the members in an way possible
***If you would like to join our team we have a fantastic job opportunity please click on the pdf below***
For further details please contact Ben directly on (01606) 301291 and select option 4.