Gary Alliss is the head professional at Ladbrook Park Golf Club and is one of Golf Monthly’s Top 25 Coaches.

Turned pro: 1973

Notable achievements: Gaining PGA Master Professional status for 17,000 word thesis in conjunction with Warwick University on awkward lies and how to cope with them. First PGA member to be awarded Master Professional via this route. 

In addition a lifetime of alleviating suffering to golfers of all standards.

Coaching philosophy: Keep it simple. My method is anti-method – I teach people not systems and it works because I use words golfers actually understand.