Joanna Smurthwaite

Joanna Smurthwaite

AA PGA pro with over 36 yrs teaching experience.

Improve your Golf today with Lessons at Sutton Green Golf Club

Your golf game can be improved with a lesson or two and I'm a great believer of keeping the game as simple as possible for the average club golfer. Improve your skill and understanding of the golf swing to ensure the great game of golf becomes more enjoyable.

Remember the better you play, the more you enjoy it!

I have coached all levels and ages of golfers and I focus on only working in the areas that will benefit your game, so get yourself booked in with me and start getting better.

30 mins £25 (Member), £30 (Non-Member)
60 mins £50 (Member), £60 (Non-Member)
5 hole Playing Lesson £60 (Member), £70 (Non-Member)

Equipment can be provided free of charge.

Brief history

Grew up in Bournemouth and during my schooldays represented Hampshire County in tennis, squash and hockey as well as International level at cricket for Jnr and Young England. Started golf at Queens Park in Bournemouth after completing a teaching degree at Bedford College of Physical Education (72-75) and turned pro after 3yrs with a 2hcp at 24yrs old.

Founder Member of Ladies European Tour, playing from 1979-1986

1979-Winner of Carlsberg European Championships

1980- Runner up twice and finished 8th in Order of Merit

1981 - 7 top 10 finishes

1983 - Finished 12th in Order of Merit. Set WPGA record of 30 for front nine at Woodhall Hills GC

Golf History

Assistant at Southampton GC 1979-1982

Custom fitting Professional in Reading and Croydon 1987-1993

Teaching Professional at Pachesham GC 1993-2007 

Professional at Leatherhead Golf Club -2007-2016