Jumeirah Golf Estates appoints Mark Gregson-Walters Director of Instruction at ETPI
Story published at 14:40, Friday, August 21st, 2015
A UK native and PGA Professional, Mark Gregson-Walters has over 17 years’ experience working in Dubai.
He has been the Head Professional Coach at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club Golf Academy; Director of Instruction at the Academy by Troon Golf at the Montgomerie, Dubai; Director of instruction for Peter Cowen Golf Academy at Emirates G.C.; then created MGW Golf Academy based out of EGC with focus on Grass Roots Golf in schools (an award winning program) through to teaching Tour Professionals.
Over this period Mark has had success with European Tour, Asian Tour, MENA Tour, Ladies European Tour players, amateurs who have won all the major tournaments in the UAE and juniors who have successfully developed in to US College players.
Mark has jointly created the app GML which is a golf specific physical training program. Mark still enjoys coaching international and local amateur golfers, enabling them to succeed in achieving their own personal goals.
Neal Graham, General Manager, Club Operations stated “We are delighted to welcome Mark today to the team at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Mark brings with him a wealth of experience in golf tuition and golf specific fitness at all levels both in the United Arab Emirates and overseas. I have no doubt Mark will make a major contribution to the European Tour Performance Institute, to the benefit of all our members, residents and guests.”
In November 2013 The European Tour awarded the status of European Tour Performance Institute to Jumeirah Golf Estates for its unique facilities which have been designed specifically to enhance the performance of members, guests and visitors to the club; enabling them to fine tune and hone their game throughout the year, utilizing the very latest in cutting-edge technology.
The ETPI offers a variety of instructional programmes to suit all abilities – player development and introduction to golf clinics, ladies group coaching, corporate clinics and our junior master-class programs.
Located on the practice fairway serving both the Fire and Earth courses at Jumeirah Golf Estates, the range of amenities on offer includes: – a state-of-the-art gymnasium, bio-mechanic & swing studios, Scotty Cameron putting lab, dedicated short game holes, expansive practice fairway and teeing areas, bunker practice greens, a large contoured putting green, and locker rooms – all instructional programmes include the use of interactive high performance video technology. ETPI also offers a comprehensive club-fitting service through its partners Titleist and Ping.
The ETPI is one of the finest instructional facilities offering an unrivalled teaching and practice experience giving amateur golfers the opportunity to “rub shoulders” with the very best players in the game.
European Tour Performance Institute Dubai http://jumeirahgolfestatesclub.com/etpi/