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The Hertsmere
Welcome to The Hertsmere formerly known as Radlett Park Golf Club

Golf Academies

New to golf or perhaps just a little out of practice? Keen to improve your score and skills?

Whatever your ambitions, our Golf Academies are a great way to help you develop your game. We have a team of experienced golf professionals who offer a number of different coaching and training options.

Scott Wood
Head PGA Professional & Golf Operations Manager

Scott joined The Hertsmere in 2021; as Head PGA Professional and Golf Operations Manager. Scott will be leading a team of golf professionals delivering 1:2:1 tuition at the newly established golf academy at The Hertsmere golf facility in Hertfordshire.

Scott’s journey into golf began at an early age when his father and grandfather introduced him to the game. Scott has since built a successful career as a PGA coaching professional.

Playing to a high level as an amateur, Scott has worked with a number of prestigious golf clubs in the UK, and in Asia including The Grove and The Royal Hong Kong Golf Club, where Scott was part of the team that staged the UBS Hong Kong Open on the European and Asian golf tours. Scott also worked on major golf events in South Korea and China before returning to the UK In 2010 gaining his PGA degree qualification at the University of Birmingham.

Having coached on the US PGA tour, Scott has a reputation as a highly experienced golf coach for all levels of golfer from beginner to junior to elite professionals.

Working closely with the National Autistic Society, Scott created a golf coaching programme for its students. This coaching program helps students reach a level where they are able to visit the golf course on a weekly basis and further their skills and enjoyment of the game.

Whether it’s to Get into Golf, learn the game, improve on your skills or arrange a club fitting, Scott and his team of professionals will utilise their experience working with the latest ball tracking technologies including GC Quad, FSXPro Software and Toptracer Range to help you reach your golfing ambitions.

Call us on 020 4558 5544 to book a 1:2:1 or group tuition session with Scott and his team today.

  • Men’s Golf Academy

    Designed to help all golfers improve in a relaxed atmosphere, our Men’s Golf Academy is a great way to improve your swing, driving, approach shots, short game and putting, all with the help and advice of a PGA golf professional.

    Whether you want to improve your handicap so that you can keep pace with your family, friends or colleagues, academy golf provides a structured and effective way to achieve your goals.

  • Women’s Golf Academy

    It’s never been a more exciting time for ladies’ golf and whether you’re new to the game or want to improve and move to a higher level, our Women’s Golf Academy is a great way to learn and develop your skills.

    In addition to our structured Women’s Golf Academy programme with our PGA golf professionals, you can also take full advantage of all our facilities and golf driving range as well as our pro shop and café.

  • Junior Golf Academy

    Our Junior Golf Academy provides a great form of golf lessons for kids who want to take up golf and will help them learn and improve in a safe, positive and supportive environment. With the help of our professional coaches and structured approach, our Junior Academy members enjoy practicing their skills, using our facilities and working towards achieving a handicap.

    Golf lessons for kids are also a great way for children to meet new friends and provide the foundations of a lifelong love of both golf and the great outdoors.

  • Family Golf Academy

    Golf is a fantastic way to spend quality time with family and our Family Golf Academy is designed to give you a structured way to learn and improve together.

    Run by PGA golf professionals, it’s fun, friendly and effective and you’ll soon be out on the golf course, enjoying a round of family golf.

  • Schools Golf Academy

    The combination of fresh air, exercise and the development of skills makes golf an ideal activity for school children. Our structured School Golf Academy programme delivered by PGA professionals helps children improve their game as well as their confidence as they work towards goals and see their skills improve.

    The aim of all our golf lessons for kids is to leave children with a love of golf and being outside as well as a skill they can enjoy for the rest of their life.

  • Disability Golf Academy

    We are committed to making golf inclusive and accessible to everyone regardless of age, gender, physical condition or physical challenge. In keeping with that commitment, we are delighted to offer our Disability Golf Academy which takes into account the modified rules and permitted equipment in line with R&A recommendations.

    Whilst every disability is different, we also believe everyone can enjoy golf, and if you’d like to discuss a specific programme, please get in touch.