PGA pros are a swinging success at Royal St. George's

PGA pros are a swinging success at Royal St. George's

21/07/2021

While Colin Morikawa made Open history on the course, The PGA’s dedicated team of coaches delivered thousands of free golf lessons across eight days off it at this year’s Open Championship.

The R&A Swingzone, situated on the 18th fairway at Royal St. George’s, was once again another popular attraction at this year’s Open Championship.

More than 1,500 people, of all ages, ability and gender, took advantage of a free 15-minue golf lesson from a dedicated and passionate team of PGA Professionals.

Number of lessons delivered at the 2021 R&A Swingzone

Adult male

Adult female

Junior male

Junior female

Total

1047

276

131

92

1,546

Jonathan Wright, External Relations Executive at The PGA, commented: “Our team of wonderful PGA coaches delivered hundreds of high-quality coaching sessions at St George’s this year.

“We took a number of steps to ensure everyone stayed safe, including regugarly sanitising equipment, and the professionalism of the team in testing conditions was outstanding - I’m so proud of what they delivered.

“The R&A Swingzone is now a well-established and much-loved part of The Open experience, and it was fantastic for us to be part of such an amazing event which produced an outstanding champion golfer.”

CLICK HERE to view our photo gallery from the 2021 R&A Swingzone.

Inspired?

If you would like to sign up to be part of the R&A Swingzone at St Andrews next for the 150th Open Championship, please email swing.zone@pga.org.uk.

Related

Our Partners