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The Duke's PGA Professional and student practicing golf swing

The Duke's Golf Academy

The Duke's PGA Professional and student practicing golf swing

·         To teach the fundamentals and principles of playing golf 

·         To educate pupils in the rules and etiquette 

·         To explain and demonstrate the latest equipment and technology

·         To embed the fun of playing golf and the spirit of competition





Individual lesson


40 mins lesson suitable for a complete beginner or experienced player


Play with a Pro

£165 + Green fee (9 holes)
£249 + Green fee (18 holes)

Play with one of our Professionals at the Duke’s Golf Course.


Group lesson - 2 people


1 hour lesson for two people. 



Group lesson - 4 to 8 people

£249 per hour

Customised learning experience for beginner golfers, team building days or for a visiting group to St Andrews a introduction to golf session.



Junior lesson


1-on-1 lesson suitable for under 16s.


Swing Studio lesson


A 30 mins lesson in our top of the range golf simulator located at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa.








Graham Minton

Graham is The Duke’s 1st Assistant Professional. Starting his PGA Qualifications at University of the Highlands and Islands in 2015, Graham has been a passionate golfer all his life. The love of the game has focused Graham to work with golfers of all abilities from complete beginners to the well-established player.


Graham enjoys building coaching programmes at The Duke’s, and at the Swing Studio – our golf simulator based at the Old Course Hotel. His passion for teaching is contagious and he’s committed to really understanding the potential of each person and helping them to reach that potential. “The Duke’s facility gives me all of the tools I need to deliver the lessons that work best for the golfer. If you are the person who wants to start to play the game or been playing all of your life we have the learning environment to help you.”