Situated at the heart of the Laguna Golf Phuket complex, the new Laguna Golf Academy offers the ultimate in learning, developing and enjoying the game of golf. Using the premium practice facilities and a wide range of teaching packages, our team of experienced PGA Golf Instructors provide enjoyable learning experiences to golfers of all abilities.
PRACTICE FACILITIES

The purpose built Laguna Golf Academy was upgraded extensively by Laguna Golf in 2016, to offer a luxury holistic teaching environment. The extensive facilities include; a well-stocked reception/pro shop, club repairs workshop, 3 dedicated teaching swing rooms, 8 covered public hitting spaces, split-level grass tee with up to 20 hitting spaces, 3 specific short-game greens, fairway and greenside practice bunkers and high quality Titleist NXT practice balls.

 

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS
Ideal for first timers “Introduction to Golf” or more experienced golfers looking for a “Tune Up”, we offer one-off 50 minute lessons for up to 3 golfers.

 

ACADEMY PACKAGES
We have 1, 2 or 3 month academy packages available. During each package golfers enjoy lessons, unlimited usage of the golf academy and discounts on F&B/Green Fees.

 

DAY WITH A PRO
The chance of a lifetime, spend either a half day (4 hours) or full day (7 hours) with one of our qualified PGA Golf Instructors. Each experience will be specific to the golfer, combining full swing, short game and on-course practice if desired.

 

FUTURE CHAMPIONS
Open to juniors from 5 – 13 years of all abilities. We use both SNAG and regular golf equipment, creating enjoyable group sessions based on age/ability. Please contact our PGA Golf Instructors for more information.

 

TEAM BUILDING
The perfect addition to your corporate outing or retreat. Laguna Golf Academy can arrange various golf team building experiences specific to your needs. Options include beginners “first time” group introduction, intermediate/advanced group teaching, transportation to/from hotel, refreshments before/during/after the session, fun games and prizes for your group to enjoy.
GOLF INSTRUCTORS

Our team of expert PGA Golf Instructors all share a passion for the game of golf, with the overall guiding philosophy of simplicity and enjoyment in learning. We specifically customize every teaching package to best fit the needs of the golfer. Our aim is to provide the optimum golf learning and development experience, enabling us to achieve results together.

 

Sean Harrison

Sean Harrison became a fully qualified member of the British PGA in 1996.

From Hampshire, UK, Sean completed his PGA coaching qualification under the guidance of the well respected teaching coach Peter Thompson who in the early nineties was one of the few golf coaches using video analysis to teach amateur and European Tour players.

Over the years he has been coached himself by many of the top professionals in the game including the David Leadbetter Academy, Jimmy Ballard and Nick Bradley. This has also helped Sean learn and observe from the best to create more knowledge for his own golf instruction.

After organising golf coaching trips to the USA and Dubai he moved to Phuket in 2002 to set up his own Golf Academy. Sean then joined the professional team at Laguna Phuket in 2008.

Blake Ellison

Blake has built a strong reputation coaching golfers in Phuket since 2009. This includes golfers of all ages and abilities and Blake has excellent retention rates. As a junior Blake was Yorkshire Boys’ Champion and also claimed 5 wins as a PGA Professional. With Blake’s playing record he particularly enjoys playing lessons, working on course management and the art of ‘scoring’. Blake has use of Flightscope Xi technology which enables him gather useful measurements on club speed, ball speed, smash factor, carry distance and overall distance.

Originally from Hull, England, Blake has been a member of the British PGA since 2003. Demand for Blake’s coaching has taken him on assignments around the world, including Dubai, Australia, France, Switzerland, Scotland, England, Wales, Bali and Mauritius. He looks forward to coaching you at Laguna Golf Academy.