Ged Walters PGA ProfessionalLocation: Trafford Golf Centre

Price: £55 per hour

Contact: gedwaltersgolf.com

Biography: Ged joined his first golf club – Lee Park in Liverpool – at 22 years of age, got a first handicap of 6 and never looked back. In 2005, he turned pro off a handicap of 1 and started coaching. He spent two years as the head professional at Blundells Hill Golf Club, then joined the Trafford Golf Centre academy in 2013.

Coaching philosophy: “Fun, friendly and relaxed – my aim is to get results with simple-to-follow instruction that is easy to implement.”

Best tip: “To get the most from your driver you need to carry the ball as far as you can, so get your levers aligned at impact. For example, the edge of your left shoulder should be in line with the ball.”

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