Improve your game with golf lessons

The fastest way to improve your game is by regular, one-to-one lessons. At Mytime Active, we believe that golf lessons should always be provided in welcoming learning environments. Our focus is on providing a friendly, informal and encouraging way to learn and we offer lessons for beginners and for seasoned players who want to improve their game.

Our team of PGA Professionals pride themselves on the quality and style of their coaching. Whether it’s a one-off lesson to fix a fault, or you’re looking for a structured course of lessons, we will help you up your golfing game.

Lessons are available with our PGA Professional John Slade

John Slade

Our resident PGA is John Slade. He has been a golf professional for over 40 years. Locally born and bred he started playing from the age of 10 at Southampton Municipal Golf Club before becoming a junior member at Dunwood Manor GC. Destined to be a professional cricketer - it was the lure of the perfect round that made him turn his attention to golf. 

Having left school at age 16 John passed all his PGA exams and became a qualified PGA professional at just 19 years of age. In the 1980s, John won numerous Pro Am tournaments including the course record of 64 (-5) at Romsey which he held for almost 20 years. 

John has previously worked at prestigious golf clubs: Assistant Pro at Stoneham and Head Pro at The Hampshire. He has also worked as Head Pro at grass roots level courses - Haste Hill in London & Dibden. He is in his element at Dibden as this was the environment in which he himself started. Before Mytime Active became operators, John & his business partner successfully ran the Dibden Golf Complex for New Forest District Council. 

Of the numerous golfers that John has coached over the years more than 12 have become professionals. Richard Bland, who this year won The British Masters had his first lessons from John. They are still good friends & in regular contact. Countless others have simply had their game improved by John - and they reach to him for more help when their game needs the work of a professional eye. 

John is now the Head Teaching Professional at Dibden Golf Centre providing the majority of the teaching. His coaching style is friendly and relaxed. He makes golf easy to understand and fun to play. This is a fantastic combination that gets great results, again and again. 

As he improves your technique, your performance will improve and your enjoyment of your game will be greatly enhanced. 

He offers: 

  • 1/2 hr individual lesson at £20. 
  • 5/6 deal on individual lessons £100
  • 6/9/18 hole playing lessons 
  • Lesson vouchers
  • Group lessons & Roll Up Groups

John now splits his time between teaching and working in the shop. This allows him to maintain personal contact with all the people he has taught and helped and he really enjoys hearing about their progress. 

If your golf needs some help contact John. 

Call: 07713 562 731

Email John

Lessons are available with our PGA Professional Nathan Cook

Nathan has been playing golf since he was 15 years old and fully qualified as a Golf Coach Professional after studying Golf Science at the University of Lincoln (2009-2012) and the PGA Golf Teaching Degree at the University of Birmingham (2012-2016).

Born in Lincolnshire, Nathan moved to Southampton in 2012 as Assistant PGA Professional at Dibden Golf Centre. He set up his own company, NC Golf, in September 2016, when he moved to Southampton City Golf Course, also a Mytime Active golf course. He is currently teaching at both Dibden and Southampton.

Nathan spends approximately 15 hours (one day and two evenings) per week at Dibden, providing one-to-one lessons, group sessions and group coaching days to golfers of all abilities. His personable, approachable and friendly style is infectious, with many members commenting on Nathan’s ability to put them at ease, explain things simply and make improvements in the space of one lesson.

One-to-one lessons with Nathan start at £15 for juniors (30 minutes) and £25 for adults (30 minutes). He also offers weekly group sessions for juniors (£5 per person), Junior Academy Events during school holidays, on-course playing lessons and five-hour group coaching days (maximum four people) to cover all aspects of the game (£49).

For more information about Nathan, visit his website, email or call him on 07825 990 361.

Get Active in Golf - lets play!

Join our fun, friendly and affordable group lessons for beginners and improvers and learn to play golf in six weeks, from just £33!

As part of your six week course, you will be taken through the basics of the game including techniques and putting, and have an introduction to the golf course.
All equipment will be provided free of charge for your lessons and you can even come back and use our clubs when you’re ready to venture out onto the course. These sessions are open to everyone - whatever your age or ability, we look forward to welcoming you.

We will provide all the equipment for you, and with no strict uniform policy, you can turn up as you are to our golf courses. Round up your family and friends for the perfect new activity.



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