Highwoods Golf Club Professional Shop

Head PGA Professional Mike Andrews along with his son PGA Professional Mat, provide expert tuition to all golfers. In partnership with his wife Debbie, who together run a very busy Professional Shop with a family atmosphere, extend a warm welcome and excellent service to members, their guests and visitors.

Mike Andrews - Head PGA Professional

Mike joined Highwoods as a junior member and quickly progressed to become the Assistant Professional, under his predecessor Bobby McLean.

Mike became Head Professional in 1989 and is one of only 4 Head Professionals in Highwoods Golf Club's 95-year history.

With over 30 years experience, Mike has been coaching golfers of all levels and abilities.

Mat Andrews - Assistant PGA Professional

Mat started golf as a junior member at Highwoods and played for Sussex and won the Junior Under 14 Sussex Championship at the age of 12.
He passed his PGA coaching degree 2 years ago and is now offering first class golf coaching, alongside his father Mike.


Mike and Mat offer coaching to all levels, from beginner classes of juniors, to professional golfers. Mike having taught 12 Highwoods junior members who are now qualified PGA professional golfers.

With concise and easy to follow coaching methods, Mike and Mat embrace new technology and are continually progressing and developing their coaching methods.

Both Mike and Mat offer a range of lessons, so whether you are a beginner wanting to learn quickly, or an experienced golfer needing specilaised coaching. They aim to give you a greater understanding of the golf swing, implement new changes, where needed, and make golf more enjoyable whatever your ability.

The Pro Shop

When you visit Highwoods Golf Club, our Professional Shop offers the latest golf clubs, a fully stocked shop with excellent men’s and ladies’ apparel. As well as a fleet of electric trolleys and buggies which are available for hire.

We offer a custom fit service and are an authorised custom-fit centre for:


All purchases will have an internet or better price promise.

We also specialise in repairing, re-shafting and re-gripping all makes and models of golf clubs.

Coaching Facilities

If you are just starting and are a beginner or an elite player, our team of coaching professionals are here to give expert advice and help you develop your game.

Coaching facilities includes the use of:

300 yd grass driving range
Short game area including bunker
Putting green and chipping area
Spacious indoor performance studio
2 x covered nets

On course coaching designed to take coaching from the range/indoors onto the golf course with club choice, shot selection and course management advice, this will help to improve your scoring and lower your handicap.

Coaching Sessions:

£25 (buy 4 get 5th free)

£20 (buy 5 get 6th free)

On course coaching and course management sessions:

£35 (9 Holes)

Junior group coaching - Saturdays (April – November)
£5 per junior
(Max 8 juniors per session)

Please book (01424) 212770

Summer Junior coaching packages
(July – September)
£7.50 (1½ hours)

Indoor sessions include:

Indoor swing analysis
Distance control coaching
Club comparison
Gapping session - £20
Custom Fit session – 45 minutes - £30
(Refunded with purchase)
Ball fitting £20 includes £10 worth of Free golf balls (Bridgestone, Callaway, Titleist, Srixon & TaylorMade)

Group Coaching:

A 3-hour tailored instruction/coaching session suitable for any level of golfer from beginners to advanced players. Including coffee break

1 person - £90
2 players - £70 each
3 players - £60 each
4 players - £50 each (That’s less than £20 an hour !!)
5 – 8 players (2 PGA Professionals) Also available please call for price
Bring along a few friends, and enjoy a morning or afternoon at Highwoods!

Corporate Golf & Coaching:

Coffee & Pastry on Arrival
1-hour coaching session - Sandwich/Lunch
9 holes of golf with Tuition
Up to 4 players - £249
Up to 8 players - £399

Or tailor-made packages available to suit – please call for more information

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Course open 18 holes. 14th hole pond - Please note you get free relief from the mandatory GUR areas, but the stream is still classed as a hazard and therefore subject to a penalty drop. Due to the area directly behind the stream being GUR a drop zone mat has been placed between the pond and the stream. You may use Any ride on buggie, Electric trolleys, pull trolleys or carry. Please take note of the yellow lines in front of greens.
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