The 15 Best Golf Coaches in Singapore

Best Goal Coaches in Singapore

By Colin Ng

Learning how to play golf isn’t always an easy task, especially if you don’t have someone to teach you. But with the help of the best golf coaches in Singapore, you can learn about the basics of golfing and become a professional golfer in the future!

Hiring the best golf coaches in Singapore is definitely the ideal way of learning golf, because everything about golf, from its history down to techniques, will be taught.

So, if you’re curious to know where to find the best golf coaches in Singapore, then you’ve come to the right place… because we have a list of exactly what you’re looking for.

Read our list below to see which coach we’ve found suits you the most.

1.  John Yu

John Yu's Homepage

BEST FOR  Customised Golf Lessons
SERVICES Adult Golf Lessons and 9 Hole Course Playing
WEBSITE https://www.mygolfcoach.com.sg/
ADDRESS Mandai Executive Golf Course, Singapore

Champions Golf Course, Singapore

CONTACT DETAILS +65 9270 8722

[email protected]

If you want a golf coach that offers different types of classes, then John Yu might be the one you’re looking for. Considered one of the best golf coaches in Singapore, he has taught over 600 students over his 3 years of being a professional golf coach.

On top of that, John Yu is also certified by American Golf Teachers Federation and a registered coach for the Ministry of Education. Some of the students he teaches are adult beginners and kids who play golf as a sport.

John Yu is known for being hardworking and patient with all these students, so rest assured that you will learn at the end every session.

Highlights

  • Professional golf player
  • Personalised lessons
  • Family golf lessons

 

2.  Dalston Koh

Dalston Koh's Homepage

BEST FOR  Child Golf Classes
SERVICES Adult Classes and Family and Child Classes
WEBSITE https://www.sggolfcoach.com/
ADDRESS Mandai Executive Golf driving Range UpperSeletar Reservoir, Mandai Rd Track 7, Singapore 779384
CONTACT DETAILS 8717 1714 | [email protected]

SGGolfCoach houses some of the best golf coaches in Singapore, one of whom is Dalston Koh. He’s a member of the Singapore Professional Golf Association and has ranked in competitions here and abroad.

What’s more, SGGolfCoach offers different classes to adults who want to start playing golf as a new hobby. There are also classes for students who dream of becoming professional golf players in the future.

And of course, families can also learn how to play golf with their children as a way of bonding during the weekends.

Highlights

  • Professional golf player
  • Junior golf programmes
  • 10-hour beginner lesson

 

3.  Garry Doolan

Garry Doolan's Homepage

BEST FOR  Beginner and Intermediate
SERVICES Swing Analysis, Fine Tuning, and Skills Session
WEBSITE https://doolsgolf.com/
ADDRESS Champions Golf Driving Range, 60 Fairways Drive, Singapore, North West 28, Singapore
CONTACT DETAILS +6593385739 | [email protected]

With more than 35 years of experience in golf, Garry Doolan knows every technique and strategy there is for playing golf. The island’s golf community would agree that he’s one of the most qualified and best golf coaches in Singapore.

On top of being a pro golfer, Garry has been a full-time golf coach for more than 25 years now. Proof of his excellence is that 5 of his students have become PGA professionals themselves.

Garry doesn’t only teach beginners, you see. He also offers his expertise to intermediate and professional golfers who want to improve their form and techniques.

His services don’t come cheap, but there’s the guarantee that you will learn a lot at the end of your lesson.

Highlights

  • 35 years of experience
  • Professional golf player
  • Personalised coaching

 

4.  Coach Jun

Coach Jun's Homepage

BEST FOR  Structured Golf Lessons
SERVICES On Course Lessons, Refresher, Golf Handicap, Advanced Lessons, Elite Golf, and Pro Gold
WEBSITE https://learngolfsingapore.com/
ADDRESS 1 Orchid Club Rd, Singapore 769162
CONTACT DETAILS +65 93864825 | [email protected]

With the help of Coach Jun, you will learn the basics of playing golf — down to the techniques used by professional golf players. He’s the perfect coach for people who are thinking of becoming professional golf players themselves because he will guide you every step of the way.

Some of the classes offered by Coach Jun are beginners, intermediate, advanced, and even professional golf lessons. Most of his classes are held at Singapore’s Premier Golf Course and Country Club, so rest assured that everything you need will be at your disposal.

One of the reasons he’s considered one of the best golf coaches in Singapore is his dedication and patience towards all students. Once your session is over, you will be more confident with your newfound skills.

Highlights

  • Game improvement lessons
  • Professional golf players
  • 20 years of experience

 

5.  Lee Carrington

Lee Carrington's Homepage

BEST FOR  Corporate Events
SERVICES On Course Lessons, Refresher, Golf Handicap, Advanced Lessons, Elite Golf, and Pro Gold
WEBSITE http://www.leecarringtongolf.com/
ADDRESS 60 Fairways Dr, Singapore 286966
CONTACT DETAILS 97985858 | [email protected]

If you’re thinking of having golf lessons as your next corporate activity, then look no further than Lee Carrington. Besides having one-on-one golf classes, she also offers group and corporate golf lessons that are perfect for outings and team bonding.

In terms of experience, Lee Carrington surely doesn’t fall short. She was a professional golf player and has been teaching golf for more than 20 years, providing her expertise to beginners and professional golfers.

Highlights

  • 20 years of experience
  • Fully accredited by Golf Professional
  • Fully accredited Australian PGA Member

 

6. Brad McManus

Brad McManus' Homepage

BEST FOR  High Performance Programme, Tailored Lessons, Junior Programme
SERVICES High Performance Programme, Junior Programme, Corporate Lessons, Group Lessons, Tailored Lessons (Beginner/Intermediate), Champions Club (Over 50 years old), PC/Handicap

Find out more at https://www.internationalgolfinstitute.org/programmes

WEBSITE https://www.internationalgolfinstitute.org/
ADDRESS 10 Changi Coast Walk, NSRCC Sky Range, Singapore 499739
CONTACT DETAILS [email protected]
+65 8139 7466

International Golf Institute (IGI) was established by Singapore’s premier golf coach Brad McManus at NSRCC, the first suspended driving range in Southeast Asia. IGI offers the highest quality golf coaching with Brad’s expertise.

McManus is a proclaimed Australian PGA professional golfer who has been in the field for decades. He has coached internationally in Australia, USA and now Singapore. His experience is unmatched and his skills are exceptional– McManus has been Singapore’s National Golf Coach for the SGA and Singapore Sports School’s Head Golf Coach – the two most prestigious coaching positions in Singapore golf.

Highlights

Brad McManus

  • Expert in developing and implementing HPPs
  • Director of Golf at The Home of Australian Golf, Moonah Links
  • One of the 20 certified Accelerated Golf Professionals worldwide
  • Sat on the Executive Board of the 2003 Australian Open Championship
  • Participated in 3 Golf Australia National Team Camps in Houston, USA
  • Published author – A Golfer’s View
  • Contributed to over six Golfing Magazines in Australia and Asia
  • Singapore’s National Golf Coach for the SGA
  • Singapore Sports School’s Head Golf Coach

 

7.  Annavi Chelliah

Annavi Chelliah's Photo

BEST FOR  Junior and Adult Developmental Training
SERVICES Structured Golf Program for Juniors, Adults and Families

Golf Clinics
Corporate Golf Programs

WEBSITE www.singagolf.com.sg
ADDRESS Sembawang Country Club, 249 Sembawang Road, Singapore 758352
CONTACT DETAILS +65 9680 0015 | [email protected]

Annavi Chelliah is certified by the Singapore Golf Professional Association (Singapore PGA), and is a registered coach with Ministry of Education. His mission is to create learning in a fun environment, where kids learn different skills such as speed, balance, coordination, and spatial awareness, together with life skills. Having the ability to simplify the methodologies and basics of the sport is what makes students understand better their golf journey with Coach Chelliah.

A Golf Professional turned businessman in 2013, SingaGolf joined SGA as an associate member to form SingaGolf Club, where its members maintain their handicap through SGA’s Centralised Handicapping System. SingaGolf provides a holistic one-stop learning center for coaching and attaining certifications of Proficiency and Handicap.

SingaGolf Academy has top quality coaches, teaching golfers of all abilities to achieve their desired goals. They even utilise modern technology in the process of understanding the science behind the sport.

Highlights

  • Professional Golf Player
  • Junior Development Lesson
  • One Stop Learning Center

 

8.  Mark Brennan

Mark Brennan's Photo

BEST FOR  Golf Coaching
SERVICES Golf Lessons
WEBSITE https://www.stargolf.com.sg/our-coaches/mark-brennan/
ADDRESS 80 Rhu Cross, #01-05 Singapore 437437
CONTACT DETAILS (65) 63465771, (65)63425734 or [email protected]

Mark Brennan started playing Golf when he is 8 years old. After several years of training non-stop, he became a professional golfer at the age of 19.

He experienced his 1st Professional Tournament at the year 1987, and after that, he never stopped competing– bagging lots of awards and becoming famous as time passed by. At the year 1991, he started professional Golf Coaching, to help and teach young people everything about Golf.

You can say that almost all his life, Mark has dedicated himself to Golf. He achieved so much– he even became a representative for the Nationals and became a part of the Scotland Team in 1984. Because of his competence, he is qualified to train and even prepare assistants for examinations for beginners.

Highlights

  • Professional Golf Player

 

9.  Shareen Lai

Shareen Lai's Photo

BEST FOR  Professional Golf Coaching
SERVICES Golf Lessons
WEBSITE http://www.stargolf.com.sg/our-coaches/shareen-lai/#
ADDRESS 80 Rhu Cross, #01-05 Singapore 437437
CONTACT DETAILS (65) 63465771, (65)63425734 or [email protected]

Shareen Lai was 12 years old when she first started playing Golf. She became a professional golfer in 2006 and soon after that, she competed her first ever Professional Tournament.

She also started Professional Golf Coaching at the same year, encouraging young girls to try something new. She wants to prove that women can stand in a game heavily consisted of men.

In 2014, Shareen completed the national standards for youth sports workshop and became a registered instructor. She likes competing in Open Competitions– bagging a lot of awards during each meet, and proving how capable she is when it comes to teaching beginners.

Highlights

  • MOE-IRS Registered Instructor
  • Has Completed the National Standards for Youth Sports (NSYS) Workshop

 

10.  Lim Kian Lee

Lim Kian Lee's Photo

BEST FOR  Professional Golf Coaching
SERVICES Golf Lessions
WEBSITE https://www.stargolf.com.sg/our-coaches/lim-kian-kee/
ADDRESS 80 Rhu Cross, #01-05 Singapore 437437
CONTACT DETAILS (65) 63465771, (65)63425734 or [email protected]

At the tender age of 12 years old, Lim Kian Kee already started his career on Golf. In just 5 years, he became a Professional and competed in his very first Professional Tournament in 1985.

In the same year, Kian also started Professional Golf Coaching, joining the infamous Star Golf Academy in year 2006. Because of his achievements, he was chosen by the Professional Golfers’ Association as one of the Top Ten Ranking Professionals in Singapore.

Lim Kian Kee, being naturally talented, has already participated in the World Cup of Golf, Hong Kong PGA Tour, and so on. He became a MOE-IRS Registered Instructor after completing the National Standards for Youth Sports (NSYS) workshop in 2011.

Highlights

  • MOE-IRS Registered Instructor
  • National Standards for Youth Sports (NSYS) Workshop Completer

 

11.  Alan Chang

Alan Chang's Photo

BEST FOR  Professional Golf Coaching
SERVICES Golf Lessons
WEBSITE https://www.stargolf.com.sg/our-coaches/lim-kian-kee/
ADDRESS 80 Rhu Cross, #01-05 Singapore 437437
CONTACT DETAILS (65) 63465771, (65)63425734 or [email protected]

Alan Chang decided to start his career in Golf at the age of 13 years old. Even though it was hard and grueling for him, he finally became a professional at the age of 37 years.

He had his first Professional Tournament in 1996, in Singapore Local Circuit at Laguna NGCC. At the year 2007, he started Professional Golf Coaching, and joined Star Golf Academy in 2012.

Alan mostly competes in Golf Circuits, and as of now has participated in the Singaporean, Malaysian, Indonesian and Taiwanese Golf Circuits. Alan, like the others, became a MOE-IRS Registered Instructor after completing the National Standards For Youth Sports (NSYS) Workshop in 2014.

Highlights

  • MOE-IRS Registered Instructor
  • National Standards for Youth Sports (NSYS) Workshop Completer

 

12.  Gopal Salim

Gopal Salim's Photo

BEST FOR  Professional Golf Coaching
SERVICES Golf Lessons
WEBSITE https://www.stargolf.com.sg/our-coaches/gopal-salim/
ADDRESS 80 Rhu Cross, #01-05 Singapore 437437
CONTACT DETAILS (65) 63465771, (65)63425734 or [email protected]

Gopal Salim started to hone his skills in Golf at the young age of 12, dreaming to be a professional in the future. This didn’t happen as quickly as he liked, but nonetheless, he became a professional at the age of 32 years.

In the year 2001, Gopal experienced his very first Professional Tournament in the Singapore Local Circuit at Laguna NGCC. He started his career of coaching beginners Professional Golf at 2004.

He joined the Star Golf Academy at 2013 and became a MOE-IRS Registered Instructor. After completing the National Standards For Youth Sports (NSYS) Workshop, he continues to offer his services to the beginners, making his own experience an example for his students to not give up on their dreams.

Highlights

  • National Standards for Youth Sports (NSYS) Workshop Completer
  • MOE-IRS Registered Instructor

 

13.  Mohd Ashiek (Mike)

Mohd Ashiek (Mike)'s Photo

BEST FOR  Professional Golf Coaching / Repair & Fitting Specialist
SERVICES Golf Lessons
WEBSITE https://www.stargolf.com.sg/our-coaches/mohd-ashiek-mike/
ADDRESS 80 Rhu Cross, #01-05 Singapore 437437
CONTACT DETAILS (65) 63465771, (65)63425734 or [email protected]

At the age of 15, Mike started playing Golf, eventually turning professional at 27 years. He decided to coach beginners first in 1998, and after 8 years, he participated in his first professional tournament.

After his first participation in 1998, he climbed his way up to the championships all over several Singapore Golf Competitions, raking in numerous awards. Like other professional golfers, Mike became a MOE-IRS Registered Instructor, and continues to teach his remarkable skills and knowledge to the beginners.

Mike also became a member of the Malaysian Professional Golfers Association from 1997 to the year of 2000. He was known as the Golf Work Master for his exceptional skills on customized golf club repair & fitting.

Highlights

  • MOE-IRS Registered Instructor
  • Order of Merit 18
  • National Standards for Youth Sports (NSYS) Workshop Completer

 

14.  Lim Kian Boon

Lim Kian Boon's Photo

BEST FOR  Professional Golf Coaching
SERVICES Golf Lessons
WEBSITE https://www.stargolf.com.sg/our-coaches/lim-kian-boon/
ADDRESS 80 Rhu Cross, #01-05 Singapore 437437
CONTACT DETAILS (65) 63465771, (65)63425734 or [email protected]

At a shocking age of 6, Lim Kian Boon already knew what he wanted to be when he grew up– to be a Professional Golfer. After training hard and learning all the needed knowledge about Golf, he became a Professional at 29 years.

Lim Kian Boon participated in his very first professional tournament in 2003, at the Taiwan Invitational Open. After competing, he decided to teach Professional Goal Coaching in the same year.

Aside from being the Honorary Secretary of Singapore Professional Golfer’s Association, he is also a Certified Titleist and Ping Fitter. Having trained under the best teachers in Asia, it’s no surprise that he now has numerous awards– he was even given the chance to represent Singapore in many local and overseas tournaments.

Highlights

  • Exceptionally Talented Trainers
  • Professional Golf Player

 

15.  Johnson Poh

Johnson Poh's Photo

BEST FOR  Professional Golf Coaching
SERVICES Golf Lessons
WEBSITE https://www.stargolf.com.sg/our-coaches/johnson-poh/
ADDRESS 80 Rhu Cross, #01-05 Singapore 437437
CONTACT DETAILS (65) 63465771, (65)63425734 or [email protected]

At a young age of 10 years old, Johnson Poh has been training hard to become a professional golf player. Even though it came after 14 years, he has never stopped striving to become better.

He had his first Professional Tournament in 2008, and after years of contemplating, started Professional Golf Coaching at 2019. Soon after, he joined the infamous Star Golf Academy.

Competing in different golf competitions all around Asia, he has won numerous awards and became widely known for his achievements. From being a former national team representative, to being a winner for various competitions, he didn’t regret all the hardships he endured in the past.

Highlights

  • Professional Golf Player
  • Former National Team Representative

 

And that’s it for our list of the best golf coaches in Singapore. If you’ve taken classes with any of these coaches before, tell us how your experience was!

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