Lessons


Golf coaching at Exeter Golf and Country Club is available for beginners through to advanced golfers. Our team of highly skilled and dedicated PGA golf professionals including a PGA Advanced Professional, offer an unrivaled range of golf coaching for golfers of all ages and abilities.

Why Coaching?

With adult group coaching on the Get into Golf scheme and a hugely popular junior golf academy as well as varied options for individual lessons all available every golfer is catered for. The facilities used for coaching include the putting greens and short game area at the Club, along with a state of the art practice range and coaching suite at Topsham Golf Academy.

Topsham Golf Academy offers covered, floodlit driving range complete with artificial short game area as well as 2 putting greens and 2 chipping greens complete with practice bunkers. The driving range also features the latest golf coaching technology, including Top Tracer and Trackman 4 golf simulator.

Head Golf Professional, Darren Everett is a PGA Advanced Professional awarded on account of his experience as PGA Captain and Devon PGA Vice Chairman, community work, schools programmes, performance roles, Exeter College, Exeter University and Devon Girls Elite Squad plus his involvement in growing the game of golf such as junior academy and Get into Golf programmes.

Lessons will cover:

  • Golf Fundamentals
  • Swing Basics
  • Short Game
  • Long Game
  • Course Management

Our Staff

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Darren Everett - Head PGA Professional

Darren is a PGA Advanced Professional and coaches the Devon Girls Elite Squad. He has almost twenty five years of experience as a PGA golf professional under his belt and is one of the top golf coaches in the region. He was awarded Advanced Professional by the PGA in recognition of this.

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Chris Honeywill - PGA Trainee Professional

Fitness for golf enthusiast, Chris can offer insight into how your physical fitness can improve or hamper your golf performance. Chris specialises in junior coaching, player development and custom fitting. He has a real eye for detail and a great knowledge of the golf swing. Chris is also adept at analysing golf performance using Trackman data to benefit the player.

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David Cockayne - PGA Assistant Professional

Dave spent two years playing on the Spanish amateur circuit before returning to the UK and turning professional. Dave specialises in group coaching and player development. He also runs the very successful Get into Golf programme and helps run the retail aspect in the Pro Shop.

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Ryan Pope - Trainee Assistant PGA Professional

Former England squad member, Ryan turned Professional off plus 3. Ryan dedicates himself to playing on the West Region PGA tour as well as national tours such as Europro. As a pro golf coach, he specialises in one to one coaching and implementing improved techniques on the golf course.

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