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Hi and welcome to my website, my name is Gary Casey and I’m the full time PGA Golf Coach at Thorpe Wood Golf Course & Driving Range, Peterborough.
2017 will see me start my 23rd year here as a PGA Golf Coach at Thorpe Wood and my 31st in total as a Golf Professional….time flies when you’re enjoying yourself!
With my experience and knowledge I’m confident I can help you reach your required goal. To discuss your requirements and answer any questions you may have then please feel free to contact me.
I look forward to meeting you soon.

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Whether you are a beginner or a competent golfer


Hi my name is Gary Casey full time PGA Golf Professional specialising in the tuition side of the business. I still occasionally enter a few tournaments here and there but my true passion is and always has been  helping other golfers improve their game. Here’s a brief history of my career so far:
My first ever job started in April 1986 as a young enthusiastic 16 year old at my home club Dullatur Golf Club which is in Cumbernauld just north of Glasgow. Under the expert guidance of Professional Duncan Sinclair I learned the day to day tasks of traditional Pro Shop.
After two great years I was looking to broaden my horizons and was very lucky in September 1988 to find myself my first position as a fulltime PGA Golf Coach at Lavender Park Golf Centre in Ascot, Berks. Here I spent the majority of my time giving lessons on the range to golfers of all levels.
The first 6 months were a bit tricky due to the slight language difference, but after three and a half years we got there in the end.
April 1992 saw me venture overseas for the next two years as a Pro at one of the finest golf clubs in Holland the Golf Club Wouwse Plantage under one of the Netherlands most respected PGA Professionals Phil Helsby. Thanks to Phil it was at the Wouwse Plantage in October 1993 I passed my all important final exams to become a fully qualified PGA Golf Professional.
Now as a Qualified PGA Professional I decided to head back to England to Thorpe Wood Golf Course as Head Teaching Professional in April 1992 from Dennis Fitton who was retiring after a very busy twenty years.
As I said at the beginning coaching golf is my true passion and after an amazing thirty one years in the game I feel very lucky to have made a career out of that passion and never take it for granted.


    • British Open Final Qualifying – 2000,01,03,05
    • Beds & Cambs PGA Matchplay Champion – 2001, Runner up 2000
    • Northants PGA Order of Merit 2000/01 – Runner up
    • South Africa PGA Sunshine Tour 2003
    • Glenmiur British Club Pro’s Championship – 2001,05,11
    • Lombard Trophy Grand Finalist – 2004
    • Lowest Score at Thorpe Wood – 7 under
    • Today’s Golfer Magazine Elite Teaching Professional
    • Cambridgeshire County Boys Coach

“Gary is patient, intuitive and a proven mentor through clear logical training…”


Whether your completely new to the game, play occasionally or you’re a serious competitor you can choose one of my specially designed programs to suit your needs. (To purchase a gift voucher please click the program required)

Instant Improvement

Using state-of-the-art video analysing, this session aims to get to the bottom of any faults you may have and put them right.
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Using the Trackman system we’ll analyse your swing. Buy a gift voucher

Beginner Programs(3 months)

Lesson 1Tee shot with driver
Lesson 2Fairway shot with 5 wood/irons
Lesson 3Low approach to the green
Lesson 4High approach to the green
Lesson 5Putting
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Lesson 1Escape from trees, long grass, divot
Lesson 2Play 4 holes with me as an introduction to the golf course, applying the shots you’ve learnt.
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Buy the complete 7 lesson package and save money.
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Refresher Lessons & Long Term Improvement

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Over 25 years experience as a golf professional


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Enquiries Thorpe Wood Golf Course & Driving Range, Peterborough PE3 6SE

It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.

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