The Junior Academy has been established by Ellesmere Golf Club to create a structured environment for young people between the age of 6 – 17 to be able to improve their golf skills in a friendly and safe environment.

The Academy via the Club Professional, Assistant Professional and Club Members provides coaching sessions and competitions on a regular basis throughout the year.

Junior Coaching

The Assistant Professional John Brown (PGA Coach) is the primary deliverer of coaching.

Coaching sessions take place in a number of locations: 1. Main Practice area 2. Pitching and chipping area 3. Bunkers 4. The Course 5. Indoors – Indoor activities have been devised for inclement weather and access to the swing analysis equipment in the Professional Shop is also included. 6. Driving range - During the winter (November – March) monthly coaching sessions are organised at the local Driving range. The cost is £8 to cover coaching and unlimited balls. PS The Driving Range tend to give accompanying adults a discount to use the facilities.

Junior Handicaps & Competitions

‘Handicaps’ a flexible approach will be applied to the handicapping system for beginners, with the emphasis being on a fair and friendly approach that allows some element of competitiveness.

As players develop their skills, they will be afforded the opportunity to achieve an officially recognised handicap, which will allow them access to official competitions at the Club and other locations.

‘Competitions’ 2023 the Competitions will be open to all juniors (as mixed events). The fixtures for 2023 (and provisional trophies) are found by clicking on the following link

For full entry details and more information click here.

Juniors Welfare

‘Safeguarding and Protecting Children’

Whilst children and young people are participating in golf activities in our care, Ellesmere Golf Club has a responsibility to ensure their safety and wellbeing.

The Club recognises the policies of the National Governing bodies, as set in out in the “England Golf Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy and Procedures”.

The policy and supporting procedures set out a framework to fulfill our commitment to good practice and the protection of children in our care.

To read the copy of the full policy document and supporting procedures, click here.

The Welfare Officer for Ellesmere Golf Club is Kathy Leaver.


If you require any further information/ assistance in relation to the Junior Academy please fill out the form below to contact us.

Alternatively you can contact one of the contact details below.

John Brown (Assistant Professional) – 07398103733; jb3997@outlook.com

Anthony Millar (Professional) - 07756218510; millargolf@hotmail.co.uk

The Secretary (Ellesmere Golf Club) – 0161 799 0554; honsec@ellesmeregolfclub.co.uk


Ellesmere Golf Club
The Clubhouse, Old Clough Lane, Worsley, UK, M28 7HZ

0161 790 2122