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Steve Russell History

Steve Russell Golf Academy at Bridgnorth Golf Club

Golfers of all standards from beginners to men's county, ladies county and golf professionals are engaged in regular golf tuition.

Junior Golf coaching 
After many years of coaching juniors, I have designed and developed my own structured junior coaching programme providing a broad introduction into the game of golf.


Working with the local community
Bridgnorth District Council /Golf Foundation Community Links Programme Golf Coach
Working in partnership with Bridgnorth District Council sports development officers and the Golf Foundation I provide junior coaching during school holidays at Bridgnorth Golf Club.

East Shropshire Schools Co-ordinator Partnership Golf Coach
Run a PESSYP School Club Link programme with the East Shropshire Schools Co-ordinator, providing golf extreme and a school golf academy at secondary schools, also introduce Tri Golf sessions at various Primary schools within the East Shropshire SSCo Partnership.

Steve Russell Golf Academy at Worfield Golf Club

Worked closely with the club members and junior section at Worfield Golf Club.
Created strong links with local Bridgnorth District Council and The East Shropshire Schools Co-ordinator Partnership as the areas Golf Coach.

Solihull College Golf Coach

Support and develop the golfing skills of college students on their way to achieving an Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence.

Head Golf Professional /Golf Shop Manager 1995-2006 

Worfield Golf Club, Bridgnorth, Shropshire


Tournament / teaching Professional 1992-1995 
Worfield Golf Club in Shropshire


Tournament / teaching Professional 1990-1991 
The Wergs Golf Club in Staffordshire


PGA Assistant Professional 1985-1990 
Bridgnorth Golf Club


Began PGA training 1984-1985 
Oswestry Golf Club in Shropshire,

Additional Information

Shropshire & Herefordshire PGA representative on the Shropshire and Herefordshire County Golf Partnership.


Chairman of Shropshire & Herefordshire PGA.


PGA Midland Region Captain.


Competed on the Australian PGA Tour, PGA European and PGA European Challenge Tours, with highlights of playing in the Murphy's English Open and twice in the PGA Championship at Wentworth, winning the Lord Derby National Assistants Championship, Midland Open plus many other national and local events.


Passed PGA exams and became a fully Qualified PGA Professional.


Started playing golf at Bridgnorth Golf Club, later representing both Club and County.


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