At Leigh Golf Club we’re very lucky to have our own Professional Andrew Baguley (Baggers to his friends), who’s been with us for over 28 years.
We’re lucky because Andrew is one of a select band of club professionals who’s played in The PGA Cup for Team GB and Ireland against the USA on two occasions in 1994 and 2005.
The PGA Cup is the equivalent of The Ryder Cup for club professionals, and Andrew was part of the 10-man team that won the competition in 2005 in County Kildare, Ireland.
Actually Andrew has now been a member of The PGA for a total of 36 years and is a former Captain of The Lancashire Professional Golfers’ Association making him one of the most respected Pros in the North of England.
In 2003 Andrew won The Lancashire PGA Championship and has represented England in the European Club Professionals three man team Championship.
Andrews most recent achievement was him winning the 2015 Lancashire PGA Senior Championship.
He has played as professional and captained Leigh Golf Club to six successful MDGA Dunham Forest Trophy wins.
Also he has played along with a Leigh Golf Club Member in two PGA Lombard Finals.
Andrew enjoys playing regularly in Pro Captain matches, together with Captain John Taylor he finished 3rd in The 2017 National PGA SkyCaddie Pro Captain Challenge in Morocco.
Andrew believes that golf is unique because it allows players of all abilities to compete together and measure their own improvements in personal performance. With practice, dedication and some professional guidance these improvements can be significant. Andrew feels it’s important that you take enjoyment in your game, and through proper tuition can develop to your full potential or simply work on improving individual aspects of your game.
Andrew and Sean his PGA assistant who is in his 3rd year of his PGA training, can provide all aspects of golf tuition to any level of ability from those new to golf to the experienced player at Leigh Golf Club. The beginner golfer can be rest assured that equipment can be borrowed from the shop for their lessons. Individual coaching on the long game, pitching, chipping, bunkers and putting. Also 7 hole playing lessons including course management. They regularly hold group lessons for lady beginners and established players. For juniors individual, group lessons plus junior golf days including tuition, course management and fun competitions coupled with rules / etiquette are held for 6 years and upwards.
Individual 1/2 hour £20, 1 hour £35, 7 hole playing lesson £50
Individual 1/2 hour £15, 1 hour £25, 7 hole playing lesson £40
We offer lesson vouchers to cover all aspects of tuition from individual to a course of lessons ideal for any budget to give as a perfect gift to suit any ability of player from the beginner to the advanced player.
If you are interested in lessons please contact the Pro Shop on 01925 762 943 (option 1) for more information.
The Club Shop
Andrew manages our superbly stocked club shop where you can browse though a complete range of golf equipment, ladies, gents clothing and must-have accessories, all at very competitive prices.
All backed by The Pro Shop Price Promise, were they will match any price of a reputable shop or online store.
Top brands on offer include Ping, Titleist, Callaway, Odyssey, Footjoy, Skechers, Bushnel, Garmin, Under Armour, Island Green, Catmandoo, Sunderland, Srixon, Motocaddy and Powakaddy to name but a few.
The Pro Shop is an authorised Ping fitting centre and Andrew hosts regular demo days with brands such as Ping and Callaway.
Andrew can provide crested items such as team shirts and sweaters as well as prizes with a prize presentation table along with golf gift bags.
We’re sure that Andrew has everything or can source and order in for you all you’ll need to perfectly complement your game.
Full repair service is available including re-grips & re-shafts. Fitting is free of charge and you’ll find a large selection of grips and shafts in stock.
Both Andrew and his team pride themselves on quality customer service, advice and help being of prime importance.
They are always happy to discuss any aspect of golf equipment, help you with the rules of the game or simply a go to point for anything Leigh Golf Club.
Past Professionals Of Leigh Golf Club
1906 - 1913 M. Owen
1914 - 1915 Joseph Parr
1st World War
1920 - 1926 William Buckle
1926 - 1930/1 Sid Jellicoe
1935 - 1952 Norman Sutton (Won the leeds cup twice in 1946/51)
1953 - 1954/5 A Rudd
1956 - 1964 G Thompson
1965/6 - 1988 Cliff Evans
1989 - Current Andrew Baguley