PGA Golf Coaching
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Adrian Clifford (Aka BIGRED) has been teaching golf since 1976. 


He began his PGA training at Long Ashton Golf Club in Bristol and passed his PGA qualification in 1980 at just 19 years of age !


Since that time Adrian has taught at both club and county level in the UK and overseas in sunny Portugal.                                                                                 


Golf Coaching programmes available


For beginners a `Learn to play golf in 10 weeks` programme has been designed to take the new golfer through the stance and full swing, chipping, tee shots, bunker play and putting.  Practise methods are then put in place to assist the player improvement. 


All Golf clubs & Golf balls are provided  for FREE of charge for pupils.

Non - Members are very welcome with Bigredgolf


Club players with a handicap can be assured of quality coaching and a wealth of experience when choosing Adrian Clifford as their golf coach.


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PGA Advanced Professional status


In February 2012 Adrian became the first golf professional in Northamptonshire 

to achieve Advanced Professional status. This was awarded due to experience gained 

in coaching both in the UK and overseas in Portugal.


Less than 10% of British PGA Professionals have reached this rank or higher. 


As part of the PGA ongoing training policy, every Professional Golfer is encouraged to participate in furthering their PGA qualification. During the past few years Adrian has attended many CPD courses which have included the following recognised by 

the British Professional Golfers Association.

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* 2015 The future of European Golf by Lodewijk Klootwijk ECGOA

2015 Getting the other stuff right by Dave Collins

2015 Practise for Peak Performance by Dr Nicky Lumb

* 2014 Move into Management - Become a Leader. Eddie Bullock Master Professional

* 2014 Increase customer retention, increase customer spend and find new clients.

* 2014 PGA Putting in 3D- The New Frontier.

* 2013 PGA Coaching Conference Peter Cowan PGA ,Scott Cranfield  PGA & Dr Otto R&A

* 2013 Media Partnership with Andy Hiseman

* 2013 Ping Custom Fitting seminar

* 2013 59Club Customer Service - The true cost Simon Wordsworth PGA

* 2012 Better coaching by David Alred 

* 2012 Performing under Pressure  

* 2011 The Art & Science of Teaching Golf with Luther Blakelock PGA

* 2011 Fundamentals of Golf Health Care

* 2010 Training to Train with Scot Cranfield  PGA

* 2010 Equity in your coaching

* 2009 Physical Training for the Young Golf Athlete with Bob Wood 

* 2009 Safegaurding and Protecting Children

* 2009 My Golf Induction workshop Sarah Claridge PGA

* 2009 Coaching Toolkit workshop 

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PGA Coaching Experience

1976-79

Assistant Professional at Long Ashton Golf Club Bristol


1980-82

Assistant Professional at Bath Golf Club Bath


1980 

Qualified as a Full Member

of the Professional Golfers Association at Lilleshall


1982-92 

Club Professional Ross on Wye Golf Club


1992-94 

Director of Golf South Hereford Golf Club


1994-98  

Director of Coaching Iberogolfe Portugal


1998-To date  

Bigredgolf Northamptonshire


2001 

Voted Midland Region Professional of the Year

(Derbyshire, Shropshire & Herefordshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire)


2008 - 2015

Appointed Wellingborough School Golf Coach


2009 -15   

Appointed Northamptonshire County

Academy Junior Coach 


2012 

Promoted to a PGA Advanced Professional

by the Professional Golfers Association


2013-2014

Appointed PGA Golf Professional 

to Tresham College kettering Northamptonshire


2015

Appointed Northamptonshire Golf partnership County Academy U14 Coach for the 2014/15 season. 

Supported by England Golf.


2015

Became a member of The Guild of Professional Photographers


2015/16

Appointed Northamptonshire Golf partnership County Academy U14 Coach for the 2015/16 season. 

Supported by England Golf.


2016

Appointed Wellingborough School Golf Coach