The Vale Golf & Country Club



The Vale's Professional Team

Here at The Vale we have a fantastic highly experienced team ready to help you improve your enjoyment of the game by working with you on your golf.

With our great facilities we can work with you on all elements from long game through pitching, chipping, bunkers and putting to psychology and course management. We use video and flight scopes in our studio to enhance the experience if requested.

We are all patient and empathetic and have a true team spirit – we have a variety of coaches to choose from and please don’t feel embarrassed if you wish to try a different coach as its important to us that you feel that you ‘gel’ with your golf pro.

Tuition Fees​

Tuition prices are detailed below, the following packages are also available;

  • Book and pay for 3 and get 1 for free
  • Book and pay for 5 and get a free hours tuition on the golf course

Harry Thompson
30 minutes £30
1 hour £50
9 hole playing lesson £60
Junior 30 minutes £25



Head Professional

Harry has been part of the team at The Vale for over 12 years. He is popular, ever helpful and a fully qualified PGA Professional. He has a passion for teaching the game to all standards and ages, including junior coaching. With a strong following Harry gains great satisfaction from seeing his clients improve their game and he specialises in course lessons.

As Harry is also a good player he competes in PGA events so if you are interested in playing in some local Pro Ams please let us know. It’s a great way to pick up some professionals tricks of the trade and play some great courses.

​Golf lessons can take place on our covered floodlit driving range, swing studio, chipping/bunker area putting green or on either of the courses. We can help you with all aspects of your game from the basics in technique to subtle psychology and from how to gain length to what shot to play where.

As well as individual lessons you can share your lessons at a small extra cost or for a less intense feel why not try group lessons?

Harry and Richard are both keen to deliver a valuable custom fitting experience with a wide range of brands and products available.  Please call the pro shop to book your custom fitting experience.

Any enquiries please email or call our pro shop team on 01386 462520

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