WORLD CLASS GOLF ACADEMY COMES TO DERBY  

 

Aspiring young golfers will be presented with a unique opportunity to develop their talent and skills at the same time as achieve academic qualifications with the launch of a new Performance Golf Academy in Derby this autumn.

 

The project is the brain child of former English Golf Union Performance Director, Nigel Furniss, who has worked with many leading English golfers who have played and competed nationally, internationally and on the world’s professional tours. Students who enrol on the programme will be trained to develop their golfing skills to the highest level possible equipping them with all the necessary tools for those who wish to pursue a possible career as a professional golfer. (click here for more)..........

 

 


DERBY STUDENTS WIN NATIONAL TITLES

Derby College students, Olivia Kelly (Erewash Valley Golf Club) & Jamie McFaul (Oakmere Park Golf Club) won National Titles this week at the Association of Colleges Sport (AOC) Open Golf Championships played at St. Andrews. (click here for more)..................


 

NATIONAL COACH VISITS ACADEMY

England National Coach Graham Walker will be visiting the Performance Golf Academy Derby education and player training programme in February (click here fore more) ..............

 

                                                                                                                                                                                         

DERBY STUDENT WINS ORDER OF MERIT

Derby College student, Greg Tickell won the Inter Collegiate Tour (ICT) regional Order of Merit to qualify for the ICT Players Championship. (click here for more)....

 


DERBY STUDENT WINS GOLD AT NATIONAL FINALS

Derby College student, Danniella Smedley, won a Gold Medal at the British Colleges Sport National Finals recently played at Park Hill Golf Club in Leicestershire. (click here for more).......

 


WORGER IS EAST MIDLANDS CHAMPION

 

Derby College student, Dave Worger was crowned East Midlands Collegiate Golf Champion on Wednesday at Morley Hayes Golf & Leisure complex. Worger returned a solid round of one under par 71 (Click here for more info).....


DERBY STUDENTS HEAD FOR WARM WEATHER

 

Derby College students who are members of the PERFORMANCE GOLF ACADEMY DERBY education and player training programme are currently preparing to go overseas for warm weather training. (click here for more info....)

 


DIDRIKSONS SUPPORT ACADEMY

 

DIDRIKSONS, the out door performance clothing company has agreed to support the PERFORMANCE GOLF ACADEMY DERBY education and player development programme. (Click here for more info).......

 


STUDENTS RECEIVE COUNTY CALL UP

 

Derby College students, Dean Hibbert and Jack Cope have both been selected to represent Derbyshire 1st team at Burton on Trent Golf Club on Sunday 13th September for the match against Lincolnshire.  (click here for more information)..........

 


DERBY STUDENTS IN PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Derby College students, Dean Hibbert and Nico Pickard have qualified to compete in the ICT Players Championship to be played at Collingtree Park, Northampton on Tuesday 12th May. (click here for more).......

 


 LARIMORE’S 4th PLACE IN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Derby College student, Bradley Larimore finished in 4th place in the British Colleges Sport Open Golf Championship recently played in St. Andrews. (click here for more).........

 


STUDENTS OFF TO HOME OF GOLF

 

Students attending the Performance Golf Academy Derby education and player training programme are due to make a visit to “the home of golf”, St. Andrews. (click here for more)..........

 


DERBY STUDENT SELECTED FOR NATIONAL PANEL

 

Derby College student, Danniella Smedley, has been selected to sit on a National Youth Panel by the England Golf Partnership (EGP) and the Children in Golf Strategy group. (click here for more).......


 ACADEMY VISITS PING

 

Students on the PERFORMANCE GOLF ACADEMY DERBY education and player development programme recently visited the headquarters of PING EUROPE. (click here for more)......

 


PERFORMANCE GOLF AT THE PGA HEADQUARTERS

 

Two of the team at Performance Golf were recently at the Professional Golfers’ Association headquarters at the Belfry delivering seminars and workshops for the Professional Golfers’ Association. (click here for more)........

 


 

STUDENTS BENEFIT FROM SCIENCE & MOTION

Students on the PERFORMANCE GOLF ACADEMY DERBY education and player development have recently benefited from the advantages of modern technology. Keith Williams, the former England National Coach assessed all academy members putting strokes using a Science & Motion Putt Lab (click here for more) .......

 


PING AND CANTERBURY SUPPORT ACADEMY

 

PING EUROPE and CANTERBURY TEAM WEAR are supporting the PERFORMANCE GOLF ACADEMY DERBY education and player development programme. (click here for more)..........


 

BEARDSLEY CROWNED EAST MIDLANDS CHAMPION

 

Derby College student, Jake Beardsley was crowned East Midlands Collegiate Golf Champion on Wednesday at Morley Hayes Golf & Leisure complex. Beardsley returned a solid round of 73 over the demanding par 72 championship course at Morley Hayes to finish 2 shots ahead of Derby College team mate Nico Pickard and the rest of the 50 strong field of competitors from colleges around the East Midlands. (click here for more).............

 


 DERBY COLLEGE TAKE 1st  PLACE

 

Derby College opened their campaign in the National Inter Collegiate Golf League with a fine performance on Wednesday at Stonebridge Golf Club in Warwickshire. (click here for more).........

 

 

 


DERBY COLLEGE LAUNCH GOLF PROGRAMME

 

Derby College have launched a pioneering golf programme which presents students with a unique opportunity to develop their talent and skills at the same time as achieve academic qualifications. (click here for more)......