A Hole In One Evening with P.G.A. Golf Guru Martin Platts

January's Program

Martin Platts AKA 'The Golf Guru' has been involved in golf for nearly 40 years - 29 of those as a professional.

His strong reputation as a first class golf instructor is a result of his excellent understanding of proven teaching methods developed over many years and the ability to communicate with students in a manner that is both enjoyable and makes the knowledge stick.

Martin turned pro in 1982 and became a qualified member of the P.G.A. in 1985. Then working at Downshire G.C as teaching professional he was also a player on the North Florida Winter tour and played the European Challenge Tour 1990-91. He played regionally in Europe and the UK winning numerous tournaments.

Martin has played exhibition matches with David Guilford and Andrew Murray (both European Open winners) and he also had the honor of partnering HRH The Duke of York, Prince Andrew on a number of occasions.

In the 10 years prior to coming to Thailand, Martin was Director of Golf and Golf Professional at Kingswood Golf Club, the venue of the Ladies European Open on many occasions. He was also golf professional and instructor at Reigate Hill Golf Club.

Over the years Martin has coached many different players -- beginners -- juniors -- accomplished amateurs and professionals. In 2001 Martin moved to Phuket Thailand to work as the golf professional and resident instructor at Blue Canyon Country Club, Asia's No. 1 golfing destination and host to the Johnnie Walker Classic 1994, 1998 and 2007. Whilst there he devopled a junior programme and forged relationships with thousands of satisfied students of the game from all over the world from beginners to experienced tournament players.

Now Martin has struck out on his own to further build his reputation as a golf instructor parexcellence. The Golf Guru is a specialized Golf Academy offering the highest standard of golf instruction to golfers of all skill levels. Martin now wants to spread the word even further afield into new countries to include in his golf Academy teaching students of the game of golf and new and excising teachers.

Date
Friday January 10, 2014
Time
6:15 PM
Where
A2 ACCESS Resort & Villas
Martin Platts

Martin Platts

Martin Platts AKA 'The Golf Guru' has been involved in golf for nearly 40 years - 29 of those as a professional.

Martin turned pro in 1982 and became a qualified member of the P.G.A. in 1985. Then working at Downshire G.C as teaching professional he was also a player on the North Florida Winter tour and played the European Challenge Tour 1990-91. He played regionally in Europe and the UK winning numerous tournaments.

A2 ACCESS Resort & Villas

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A2 ACCESS Resort & Villas is conveniently located on the By Pass road 1.5 km East of the Tesco Lotus intersection. To reach A2 ACCESS Resort from the Kathu or Central Festival intersection you will need to make the first available U-Turn on By Pass Road after the Tesco Lotus intersection.

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