Alex Nicolson and his team offer the members and visitors of Worplesdon a specialist coaching, custom fitting and club building service to help maximise their enjoyment of the game. The combination of Worplesdon’s putting greens and grass driving range with the professionals’ indoor Golf Studio offers golfers the best of both world’s all year round.

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The Club Professionals

Head Professional

Jim Christine MPGA 

Jim has been Head Professional at Worplesdon since 1979.  He was a Director of the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) for 20 years and represented the PGA on the Ryder Cup Committee for 10 years. Jim is Head of Swing at the PGA Training Academy and is the Surrey County Golf Union 1st Team Coach.  In 2005 he was made one of the first Master Professionals by the PGA in recognition of his achievements.

Alex Nicolson PGA (Advanced)

Alex has been at Worplesdon for thirty years, firstly as a member then as a professional. He heads up the team for professional services for members and visitors. He is a PGA Advanced Professional and has coached all levels of golfer including beginners, county squads and at Tour level. Alex has been a regular contributor to Golf Monthly and National Club Golfer and is passionate about maximising golfers’ enjoyment of the game.

Jack Clegg PGA

Jack is a fully qualified PGA professional and has worked at Worplesdon since 2010. He is a skilled club fitter and builder as well as an impressive ball striker.

As of March 2018 Jack is adding string to his bow and will also assist in golf club management and operations. He will then be as likely to be helping organise a tournament you are in as helping you in a lesson or a club fitting session.

Andy Thorne

Andy is an experienced golfer having played the game since the age of 4. Whilst on a golf scholarship in the U.S he earned a degree in Sports Management and captained the golf team. He gained valuable golf industry experience working for Lynx Golf and now having joined the professional ranks, Andy brings his skills to Worplesdon. He is a Trackman certified custom-fitter and club builder and also has an interest in strength & conditioning. He is a valuable asset to Alex’s team and is highly motivated to help you get the most out of your golf.