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Swing into Action with Penrhos Park's Resident Pro Golfer, Richard James

In the world of professional golf, Richard James has established himself not only as a formidable force on the fairways but also as a true ambassador for the sport. With his golfing experience starting from the age of 11, Richard’s career spans for over two decades. His remarkable journey from a budding junior golfer, practising on the various courses around Aberystwyth, including at Penrhos, to a seasoned professional who played in the PGA EuroPro Tour and who won the 2016 Lookers Championship in Newcastle, has now come full circle.

Richard is now a qualified PGA Professional Coach. He began teaching the game to amateurs and more experienced players, alike, in 2021 and his passion for the game, alongside the invaluable insights he brings to the world of golf, has helped innumerable golfers on the Penrhos course, where Richard coaches as the resident pro four times a week, all year round.

It’s easy to book your very own lessons with Richard, whether you’re visiting Penrhos Park for a dedicated golfing break, a midweek stay or a weekend away.

Richard is available to book at various times throughout the day. His evening and late afternoon slots get filled up quickly, so if you’re planning on booking a golfing coaching session with him, act quickly before your preferred slots get taken!

It’s a true testament to Richard’s talent as a coach that he has a recurring client base with 100% of those clients turning up to their lesson, without any cancellations. However, Richard’s one-to-one coaching is also available to all abilities, to brand new golfers looking to learn about the game, to junior golfers who require some refining of their swing or a deeper understanding of other technicalities. Richard will guide you every step of the way, answering any queries while helping you become more knowledgeable and adept at the game.

So, whether you’re local to Penrhos Park, a regular visitor or are staying with us soon for the first time, make the most of the true talent and expertise of Richard James, book your session today!

Whether you’re a PGA Tour golfer, an amateur or a general club golfer, all golfers have started their journey in the game somewhere. Everyone needs an opportunity to improve and develop, and to go through the learning process. I remember when I first started golfing, and the excitement of learning new skills, meeting new friends and the social interaction was something I looked forward to every time I stepped onto the green. I still feel that way, today.” Richard James


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