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PGA All Abilities Coaches


PGA All Abilities Coaches

A joint initiative between Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia, the PGA All Abilities Coach Accreditation has been developed to give PGA Professionals and their venues / facilities additional training & resources in providing support for those golfers with physical, sensory or intellectual disability.

As accredited coaches, PGA Professionals play an important role in providing suitable assistance to golfers with disability.

PGA professionals complete an accreditation in the following areas;

Day 1 - Theory

-        Inclusive Coaching

-        Inclusive Clubs & Facilities

-        Seven (7) Pillars of Inclusion

-        Funding & Partnerships


Day 2 - Practical

-        Introduction to Club-Fitting and Gripping Solutions

-        Mobility Solutions – Ottobock Paragolfer

-        Practical Coaching Session - Impairment Groups


Accredited PGA Professionals listed below or visit to find your nearest PGA Professional.



Colin Banham                               Penrith Golf Club, Penrith, NSW

Scott Barsby                                 Gordon Golf Club, Sydney, NSW

Brett Chappell                               Antill Park Golf Club, Pickton NSW

Jordan Colella                               NSW Golf Club, La Perouse, NSW

Brandon Connor                            Coffs Harbour Colf Club, Coffs Harbour, NSW

Adam Demidjuk                             The Coast Golf Club, Little Bay, NSW

Belinda Diamond                           Morisset Country Club, Central Coast, NSW

Mitchell Donlan                             Port Kembla Golf Club, Port Kembla, NSW

Ben Doney                                    Terry Hills Golf Club, Terry Hills, NSW

Nathan Goodchild                         Waratah Golf Club, Newcastle, NSW

Christopher Hawkins                     Ballina Golf & Sports Club, Ballina, NSW

Clinton Russell                              Power Golf, Castle Hill, NSW

Gary Begg                                     Barton Park Golf Range, West Botany, NSW

James Edge                                  Bonnie Doon Golf Club, Sydney, NSW

Eddie Emerson OAM                    Cullens Driving Range, Sydney, NSW                

Greg Engall                                   Barnwell Park Golf Club, Sydney, NSW  

Lachlan Foulsham                         Empower Golf Australia, Sydney, NSW

Darius Gear                                  Wollongong Colf Club, Sydney, NSW

Peter Jones                                   Muirfield Golf Club, Sydney, NSW

Peter Lightbown                            Paradise Golf, Terry Hills, NSW

Richard Jumrukovski                    Par Tee Virtual Golf, Albion Park, NSW

Ron Luxton                                    Royal Sydney Golf Club, Rose Bay, NSW

David Northey                               Castle Hill Golf Club, Sydney, NSW

Wayne Parlarto                             Illawarra Golf Complex, Illawarra, NSW

Thomas Perfect                            JNJG, Central West, Duntryleague GC, NSW

Thomas Punnett                           Royal Camberra Golf Club, Camberra, ACT

Ethan Shanahan                          Bingara Gorge Golf Club, Wollongong, NSW

Apostolos Tsolakis                        Killara Golf Club, Sydney, NSW

Darrin Walden                              Blackheath Golf Club, Blue Mountains, NSW

Andrew Walkley                           Armidale Golf Club, Armidale, NSW

Bobby Walia                                 Moore Park Golf, Sydney, NSW

Joshua Whitehouse                      Pymble Golf Club, Sydney, NSW

Marco Zirov                                  Coast Golf Club, Sydney, NSW



Bree Arthur                                   Golf Central, Brisbane, QLD

Colin Baynton                               Gracemere Lake Golf Club, Rockhampton, QLD

Graham Bolton                             Cairns Golf Club, Cairns, QLD

Daniel Brosnan                            Victoria Park Golf Complex, Brisbane, QLD

Jamie Brew                                  PGA IGI Sanctuary Cove, Sanctuary Cove, QLD

Chris Chaplin                               Victoria Park Golf Complex, Brisbane, QLD

Shannon Coad                             Tropics Golf Club, Townsville, QLD

John Collins                                 Brookwater Golf Club, Brookwater, QLD

Robert Dehne                              Cairns Golf Club, Cairns, QLD

Ryan Fowler                                Victoria Park Golf Complex, Brisbane, QLD

Hayden Gomez                           Boyne Tannum Golf Club, Gladstone, QLD

Mark Harrison                              The Bay Golf Studio, Hervey Bay, QLD

Todd Iffland                                 Carbrook Golf Club, Carbrook, QLD

Ian Jones                                     RACV Royal Pines, Gold Coast, QLD

Nigel Lane                                   North Lakes Golf Club, North Lakes, QLD

Murray Lott                                  Victoria Park Golf Complex, Brisbane, QLD

Christopher McCourt                   Keperra Golf Club, Keperra, QLD

Michael Murnane                         Bundaberg Golf Club, Bundaberg, QLD

Angus Porter                               Carbrook Golf Club, Carbrook, QLD

Jason Roach                               Cairns Golf Club, Cairns, QLD

Scott Simons                               Golf Queensland, Brisbane, QLD

Jay Simpson                                 Windaroo Lakes Golf Club, Windaroo, QLD

Nelson Turner                               Carbrook Golf Club, Carbrook, QLD

Lee Harrington                              The Golf School, Carrara, Gold Coast, QLD

Kate Dunn                                     The Golf School, Carrara, Gold Coast, QLD

Drew McLellan                              McLeod Country Golf Club, Brisbane, QLD

Briony Webb                                 Cairns Golf Club, Cairns, QLD



Janette Borgolotto                       Heidelberg Golf Club, Heidelberg, VIC

Paul Boxall                                  Edithvale Golf Club, Edithvale, VIC

Alex Dudley-Bateman                 Portsea Golf Club, Portsea, VIC

Rodney Booth                             Tocumwal Golf Club, Tocumwal, VIC

Luke Bower                                 Eastwood Golf Club, Kilsyth, VIC

Darren Bowman                          Ballarat Golf Club, Ballarat, VIC

Steve Brodie                               Curlewis Golf Club, Curlewis, VIC

Paul Christie                               Geelong Golf Club, Geelong, VIC

Tony Collier                                 Golf Victoria, Ballarat District, VIC

Brent Davis                                 PGA Centre for Learning & Performance, Sandhurst, VIC

Dean Dixon                                 Neangar Park Golf Club, Bendigo, VIC

Jack Donaldson                          The Dunes Golf Links, Rye, VIC

Chris Donovan                            Albert Park Golf Driving Range, Melbourne, VIC

Brendan Green                           Sandringham Golf Course, Sandringham, VIC

David Hall                                   Kingston Links Golf Course, Rowville, VIC

Christian Hamilton                      PGA Centre for Learning & Performance, Sandhurst, VIC

Tom Jefferies                              Curlewis Golf Club, Curlewis, VIC

Sienna Voglis                              Ivanhoe Golf Course, Ivanhoe, VIC

Scott Laycock                             Pakenham & District Golf Club, Pakenham, VIC

Steven Loader                             Rich River Golf Club, Echuca / Moama, VIC

Scott McDermott                         Settlers Run Golf Club, Cranbourne, VIC

Tony Mills                                    Lang Lang Golf Club, Gippsland, VIC

Bradley Pitt                                 Mildura District, Mildura, VIC

Matthew Portelli                          Sale Golf Club, Sale, VIC

Paul Riley                                    Horsham Golf Club, Horsham, VIC

Robert Rowe                               Corowa Golf Club, Corowa, VIC

Kevin Smith                                 Warburton Golf Club, Warburton, VIC

Scott Smith                                 13th Beach Golf Club, Barwon Heads, VIC

Craig Spence                              Albert Park Driving Range, Melbourne, VIC

David Tapping                             Albert Park Driving Range, Melbourne, VIC

Angela Tatt                                  Ballarat Golf Club, Ballarat, VIC

David Thomas                            PGA Centre for Learning & Performance, Sandhurst, VIC

Haydn Thompson                       Pakenham & District Golf Club, Pakenham, VIC

David Wallis                                Ballarat Golf Club, Ballarat, VIC

Rick Warren                                Sandringham Golf Course, Sandringham, VIC

Scott Wearne                              Keilor Public Golf Course, Keilor, VIC

Luke Young                                Heidelberg Golf Club, Heidelberg, VIC 

Peter Nolan                                X-Golf Geelong, South Geelong, VIC

Tybin Lawson                             X-Golf Geelong, South Geelong, VIC


Emma Ash                                     Thaxed Park Golf Club, Adelaide, SA

Adrian Wickstein                           Glenelg Golf Club, Glenelg, SA

Anne Marie Knight                        Adelaide Shores Golf Course, Adelaide, SA

Brian Galvin                                    West Lakes Golf Club, West Lakes, SA

Christopher Crocker                     Royal Adelaide Golf Club, Seaton, SA

Gareth Jones                                  Glenelg Golf Club, Glenelg, SA

Gavin Fontaine                              North Adelaide Golf Club, North Adelaide, SA

Jamie Clutterham                          North Adelaide Golf Club, North Adelaide, SA

Simon MacWhirter                        North Adelaide Golf Club, North Adelaide, SA

Susie Mathews                             Kooyonga Golf Club, Adelaide, SA

Duard Nel                                     Kooyonga Golf Club, Adelaide, SA

Cody Sherratt                                Thaxed Park Golf Club, Morphett Vale, SA

Allan Telford                                  Golf Australia, SA

Rebecca West                              Victor Harbour Golf Club & The Range at O'Halloran Hill, SA



Matthew Criss                            Dunsborough Lakes Golf Club,WA

Jeremy Gilbert                               Gosnells Golf Club, Gosnells, WA

Tony McSkimming                          Como Golf Academy, Collier Park, WA

Mark Patriarca                                Wembley Golf Complex, Wembley, WA

Glenn Paul                                     Carramar Golf Club, Carramar, WA

Correy Price                                   Busselton Golf Club, Busselton, WA

Andrew Thomas                             Wembley Golf Complex, Wembley, WA

Rohan Throssell                             Golf Box, Joondalup, WA

Mark Tibbles                                  The Vines Golf Resort, The Vines, WA



Debra Brinkley                              Tasmania Golf Club, Hobart, TAS

Adam Holden                                Tasmania Golf Club, Hobart, TAS

Daniel Smith                                  Launceston Golf Club, Launceston, TAS

Darren Spencer                            Devonport Golf Club, Devonport, TAS

Simon Weston                              Golf Tasmania, TAS

Nick White                                    Tasmania Golf Club, Hobart, TAS

Aiden Withers                               Seabrook Golf Club, Wynyard, TAS



Kim Baldwin                                   Seletar Country Club, Singapore

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