Head Professional, Peter Lane

Peter Lane has been the Head Professional at Harpenden Golf Club since 2006, in his previous career Peter has played  briefly on the European and Challenge tours. Peter became one of the first Advanced PGA Professional in the region his County coaching and time on coaching on the tour along with his consultancy on a Golf instruction book helped his achieve this status. Since joining Harpenden Peter has become a fully qualified PDS  (Personal Development Systems) coach, his coaching  philosophy  "teach the player not the swing".

In the past Peter was heavily involved in the development of Herts County Golf Teams and was the first to introduce seminars into their training and development schedule. Peter now concentrates his time developing golfers at Harpenden, and upon completing a Sport Psychology course feels he has the tool kit to develop a player to their best potential

His team comprises two PGA assistants. Together, they offer coaching at all levels using visual backup, where appropriate, with emphasis on the individual.

Finlay Mitchell

PGA Golf Professional with vast experience coaching players of all disciplines. Heavily involved with private coaching of both members and non-members. Finlay uses a SkyTrak Launch Monitor along with Ubersense Video Analysis software to improve the learning experience for his clients. Custom fitting sessions are also available through Finlay with Mizuno, Ping and Callaway. Head junior coach since January 2015 and currently running a very successful Junior Development scheme.

Finlay runs both the Men’s and Ladies Academy at Harpenden Golf Club. This is a great way to get into golf either with a group of friends or individually, with the chance to meet new people and to integrate yourself within the club. For information on private, junior or academy coaching contact Finlay on the contact details below.


Junior Coaching

The Junior Section at Harpenden Golf Club was set up in 2014/15 and has gone from strength to strength. Junior group weekend classes and half term coaching weeks have been a great hit. We cater for all ages (between 5-15) and all abilities. These coaching sessions run on weekends throughout the year and during school holidays. Clubs and balls are provided for use free of charge.

Phone 01582 767124 or e-mail golf@finlaymitchell.com 

For further information please contact the club’s office