David Bailey

Turned pro: 1982
Qualifications: PGA professional
Contact number: 07951 025 252
Swing evaluation: £60.00
50 min lesson: £85.00

With more than three decades of being a PGA professional, David has worked in a senior position in many teaching academies in Europe, including being the first Director of Golf for Jack Nicklaus Golf academies in Europe.

During this time David has used all these experiences both in teaching and in setting up golf academies to start his own in the centre of the City. The DB Golf Academy is one of the best equipped and has the most experienced Professionals in London, making this a fantastic place to learn the game of golf.

Never before has teaching been made simpler with the help of both video and ball launch monitors, so all the guessing has been taken out of teaching. Dealing with clear images and scientific facts its time to start enjoying the game.

David’s patience coupled with his deep understanding of the golf swing makes him the perfect golf teaching professional.

Rob Dalton

Turned pro: 2008
Qualifications: PGA professional
Contact number: 07894 958655
Swing evaluation: £45.00
50 min lesson: £70.00

Rob joined DB Golf Academy in February 2015 from his previous role, as Director of Golf, at North Downs Golf Club in Surrey. Rob was one of the youngest golf professionals to achieve the position of Director of Golf and he brings this successful golf management and teaching career to DB Golf Academy.

He is a dedicated and patient individual and adds to the talent of instruction available at the city of London’s leading golf teaching academy.

Rob possesses extensive experience of teaching fellow professionals, elite amateurs, and complete beginners. Using his insight into together with his knowledge and understanding of the golf swing, Rob is the ideal tutor to take your game to the next level.

Tom Kirtley

Turned pro: 2013
Qualifications: PGA professional
Contact number: 07775 832734
Swing evaluation: £45.00
50 min lesson: £70.00

Tom joined us in 2019 after a number of years of teaching at a different City of London location (we don’t hold that against him).

His career now spans almost two decades and after starting as an in-store Golf Professional he quickly progressed and to a role with the Professional Golf Association. Tom’s role as Regional Golf Professional saw him become an integral part of the coaching team.

He soon became a regular with the PGA team and would often be seen teaching at European Tour events such as The BMW championship, The Scottish Open, and The Super Sixes.

In addition to his superb teaching ability, he is driven by technology and equipment – and, an unusual fact about Tom(!), he was 1 of 8 people, in the company, to be given the title of Master Club fitter with 5 of the leading brands including Callaway by his previous employer

Tom is a patient individual who has a great understanding of the golf swing and can certainly help you to take your game to the next level.

We are delighted to have him as part of the team.


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