Golf Coach

Looking for a golf coach on the Gold Coast to teach you everything you need to know about golf?

Lessons available both On Range and On Course.


Come visit The Golf School at Palm Meadows Driving Range.

Are you looking for a golf coach on the Gold Coast? We specialise in golf lessons for all levels of golfer!

Keep reading to find out more about our incredible team of golf coaches.

Golf Coaches Bio’s

Peter Harrington – Coaching Professional

Peter has been a PGA professional for 25 years. He has played professionally for 10 years full time and now and coached the remainder. Peter brings a wealth of experience to the school as its founder and CEO. He is a master at his craft and a great communicator and motivator. Peter has worked extensively on the golf program structures we offer to give all students expert tuition and the opportunity to develop, long after their time at the school, whether it be one day or a few weeks. Peter was recognized as one of the top 100 clubfitters and club repairers in Australia and has gained TPI accreditation.

Pete currently is instrumental with groundbreaking techniques in coaching blind golfers, working with these athletes including the 2019 Australian Open blind golf champion Glenn Niciejewski.

Matt Campbell – Coaching Professional

Matt Campbell is recognised for his elite coaching and high level of communication. Originally from Newcastle NSW he now calls the Gold Coast home after relocating to commence his apprenticeship as Windaroo Lakes Golf Club. With over 12 years of experience as a golf professional matt has held Head Professional Roles at Catalina Country Club NSW and Yeppoon Golf Club in Central Queensland. During this time Matt’s passion has always been teaching and developing the game of golf. Most recently Matt has been a part of the coaching staff at The Hills International Golf Academy. Working with both Australian and International students developing their games.

Matt has worked with several high-quality players, most recently coaching and mentoring 2 Time NCAA winner Ben Swaffield who is currently attending Alabama State University through their scholarship program.

Matt’s has extensive knowledge of Human Anatomy, Physical movement Patterns and Injury Prevention. This knowledge coupled with his ability to simplify and explain the golf swing, while tailoring each lesson to the students own physical capabilities and goals allows him to teach students of all ages and ability levels.

Dale Walker – Coaching Professional  

Lee Harrington – Coaching Professional

Lee has always been passionate about the game of golf and has shaped her career to become one of the country’s leading teaching professionals.

After finishing high school at Peak Hill she went to University and studied Physical Education. It was there that Lee decided she wanted to teach people how to play golf and the only way to do that was to turn professional. Her life has revolved around golf since finishing a Degree of Social Science (Phys. Ed. & Rec.) in 1993 and then completing a three- year traineeship with the PGA at Riverside Oak in Sydney (1994-1996).
A coach at The Grand Golf Club led into Lee’s passion for growing the game and saw her work for Golf Queensland in a development role and also taking on being a board member of the ALPG.

An influence and mentor to many young professionals Lee currently is  Director of Development for the WPGA (Womens Professional Golf Association of Australasia) as well as previous roles as Tournament Director of the 2017 RACV Gold Coast Challenge and the 2018 and 2019 ActewAGL Canberra Classic.
Lee is also currently WGGC (Women’s Golf Gold Coast) Junior Co-Ordinator.

Lee alongside Pete have a son Cody 16 years and daughter Tara 14 years, who are both currently elite AFL players in the Suns’ academy.


David Merriman - Golf Professional - Australian PGA / European Senior Tour

David completed his PGA apprenticeship at the Australian Golf Club and has been a Club Professional in both city and country clubs. David has played on the local and international tours including the European Senior Tour and the Champions Tour. He has won many PGA events such as the Australian Senior PGA, the Australian Senior Tour Championship, the Ricky May Classic at Riverside Oaks and various State titles. David also won the European Senior Qualifying School on his first attempt. He was named Australian Senior PGA player of the year in 2007 and Order of Merit winner in 2008 and 2013. David has traveled the world during his golf career both as a player and teacher. He has a well-earned reputation as a master of the short game.

A well-respected teaching professional David has been listed in Golf Magazine as one of Australia’s top golf coaches. He coached Brett Ogle a winner of many tournaments worldwide and was a Master Instructor for the Jack Nicklaus golf school. David also developed and ran a unique state of the art swing laboratory
in Sydney. David coaches players of all levels to help them grow their game. He uses both traditional and technology-based coaching so you can achieve your greatest potential.

David has a great repertoire of golf trick shots which he performs in an exhibition for corporate golf events and can also incorporate those shots into a training clinic as a fun way of learning the fundamentals of golf.

Looking for a golf coach on the Gold Coast to teach you everything you need to know about golf?

Lessons available both On Range and On Course.


Come visit The Golf School at Palm Meadows Driving Range.

Are you looking for a golf coach on the Gold Coast? We specialise in golf lessons for all levels of golfer!

Keep reading to find out more about our incredible team of golf coaches.

Golf Coaches Bio’s

Peter Harrington – Coaching Professional

Peter has been a PGA professional for 25 years. He has played professionally for 10 years full time and now and coached the remainder. Peter brings a wealth of experience to the school as its founder and CEO. He is a master at his craft and a great communicator and motivator. Peter has worked extensively on the golf program structures we offer to give all students expert tuition and the opportunity to develop, long after their time at the school, whether it be one day or a few weeks. Peter was recognized as one of the top 100 clubfitters and club repairers in Australia and has gained TPI accreditation.

Pete currently is instrumental with groundbreaking techniques in coaching blind golfers, working with these athletes including the 2019 Australian Open blind golf champion Glenn Niciejewski.

Matt Campbell – Coaching Professional

Matt Campbell is recognised for his elite coaching and high level of communication. Originally from Newcastle NSW he now calls the Gold Coast home after relocating to commence his apprenticeship as Windaroo Lakes Golf Club. With over 12 years of experience as a golf professional matt has held Head Professional Roles at Catalina Country Club NSW and Yeppoon Golf Club in Central Queensland. During this time Matt’s passion has always been teaching and developing the game of golf. Most recently Matt has been a part of the coaching staff at The Hills International Golf Academy. Working with both Australian and International students developing their games.

Matt has worked with several high-quality players, most recently coaching and mentoring 2 Time NCAA winner Ben Swaffield who is currently attending Alabama State University through their scholarship program.

Matt’s has extensive knowledge of Human Anatomy, Physical movement Patterns and Injury Prevention. This knowledge coupled with his ability to simplify and explain the golf swing, while tailoring each lesson to the students own physical capabilities and goals allows him to teach students of all ages and ability levels.

Dale Walker – Coaching Professional  

Lee Harrington – Coaching Professional

Lee has always been passionate about the game of golf and has shaped her career to become one of the country’s leading teaching professionals.

After finishing high school at Peak Hill she went to University and studied Physical Education. It was there that Lee decided she wanted to teach people how to play golf and the only way to do that was to turn professional. Her life has revolved around golf since finishing a Degree of Social Science (Phys. Ed. & Rec.) in 1993 and then completing a three- year traineeship with the PGA at Riverside Oak in Sydney (1994-1996).
A coach at The Grand Golf Club led into Lee’s passion for growing the game and saw her work for Golf Queensland in a development role and also taking on being a board member of the ALPG.

An influence and mentor to many young professionals Lee currently is  Director of Development for the WPGA (Womens Professional Golf Association of Australasia) as well as previous roles as Tournament Director of the 2017 RACV Gold Coast Challenge and the 2018 and 2019 ActewAGL Canberra Classic.
Lee is also currently WGGC (Women’s Golf Gold Coast) Junior Co-Ordinator.

Lee alongside Pete have a son Cody 16 years and daughter Tara 14 years, who are both currently elite AFL players in the Suns’ academy.


David Merriman - Golf Professional - Australian PGA / European Senior Tour

David completed his PGA apprenticeship at the Australian Golf Club and has been a Club Professional in both city and country clubs. David has played on the local and international tours including the European Senior Tour and the Champions Tour. He has won many PGA events such as the Australian Senior PGA, the Australian Senior Tour Championship, the Ricky May Classic at Riverside Oaks and various State titles. David also won the European Senior Qualifying School on his first attempt. He was named Australian Senior PGA player of the year in 2007 and Order of Merit winner in 2008 and 2013. David has traveled the world during his golf career both as a player and teacher. He has a well-earned reputation as a master of the short game.

A well-respected teaching professional David has been listed in Golf Magazine as one of Australia’s top golf coaches. He coached Brett Ogle a winner of many tournaments worldwide and was a Master Instructor for the Jack Nicklaus golf school. David also developed and ran a unique state of the art swing laboratory
in Sydney. David coaches players of all levels to help them grow their game. He uses both traditional and technology-based coaching so you can achieve your greatest potential.

David has a great repertoire of golf trick shots which he performs in an exhibition for corporate golf events and can also incorporate those shots into a training clinic as a fun way of learning the fundamentals of golf.

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