27 years teaching

golf trainer bangkok - phillip kirkby

Qualified PGA golf professional

Phillip Kirkby is a class A qualified British PGA golf professional, with twenty seven year’s teaching experience. Twenty of these as a head teaching professional, amounting to over 35,000 lessons given.

Phil’s first professional job was working for Ping Europe in Lincolnshire England, this entailed a mix of teaching and playing tournaments.

Phil then moved to Germany where he became Head Teaching Professional at Verden Golf Club in Lower Saxony, a club with some 1,300 members. He held this job for 16 years before moving onto Bangkok Thailand 4 years ago.

Learned from the best

Phil has spent countless hours and investment on further learning from some of the best teachers in the world, including Pete Cowen, Dennis Sheehy and of late Shane Wilding.

Due to this added knowledge and insight, along with years of his own experiences Phil is able to teach golfers from all levels.

In 2019 his clients include everything from young children, a plus 1 handicapper and Ladies European Tour player Diksha Dagar who won the South African Open this past March.

Phil has appeared on national TV once, radio twice and written articles for golf magazines.

Diksha Dagar – South African Open winner 2019

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South African Open winner 2019

Kids Work

Phil has developed a pattern of taking young children and helping them become elite juniors and national players. Notable achievements are mentoring a 5 year old boy and a 6 year old girl to scratch/zero handicaps by the age of 13 and both securing places in the German National youth teams.

Phil has been invited to work at the Kids World Championships visiting the famous U.S Open venue Pinehurst multiple times and the European Kids Championships at Gullane Scotland with clients securing top 5 positions twice and top 3 once.

In 2017 Phil tutored Techin Wichainarong a 14 year old with top 3 ranking in Thailand to over a dozen wins. Phil has to date approximately 470 junior wins.