Meet the Team

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PGA Head Professional

Russell Buxton PGA Professional

Having played since the age of 12, Russell has toured the globe and has played at some of the world’s best golf destinations and on some of the elite professional world tours and events.
Over the past 20 years he has worked closely with some of the most recognised golfers, managers, coaches, and SPORT psychologists in the world.

He has been a member of the PGA since 2003 and using Vision 54 coaching since 2007

Russell has also played and Captained Sussex amateur golf teams, winning the highest honours with the Sussex boys’ team in 1994.
His past experience as a hands-on coach and professional team manager combined with his passion for the outside and golf has given Russell the expertise to take golfers to their desired level

Jack Kidby

PGA Assistant Professional

Having played golf since the age of 13, Jack has represented Surrey at amateur level and competed in both regional and national competitions.

With a passion for all things golf, he is about to embark on the completion of his PGA degree.

Jack has the drive and determination to become an elite professional in both the competitive and coaching sides of golf.

Ben Clayton PGA Coaching Professional

Ben has been a Professional since 1997 and has worked at many of the country's top 100 golf courses including The Wisley, West Sussex and Hindhead Golf Club.

Ben has worked for the last 6 years with Dennis Pugh at the Golf College. Ben now is Head Coach at Hankley Common and will offer instruction at Copthorne on a weekly basis.

Ben has worked extensively with the worlds top coaches and players across the world tours including club professional Russell. Ben is the Head Surrey County Coach for age groups -U14 and the short game coach to Hampshire Golf Unions 1st Team.

Ben is an active player with experience on the Challenge Tour and has won over 25 tournaments as a professional.

To book a lesson with Ben please call 07768466434
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