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DAVID THOMAS -
PGA GOLF PROFESSIONAL 
(ADVANCED COACHING)

Golf – it all comes down to the right technique.​

 

My job as a teaching professional is to improve your free time.

ABOUT ME

An Ideal Learning Environment

My name is David Thomas, I am a fully qualified PGA Advanced Coach and one of Australia's leading golf coaches in 3D & 6D Biomechanics, Trackman, Flightscope, SAM BalanceLab and SAM PuttLab.

I am certified across the board in all of the latest golf technologies and own and use these tools when required to help improve your game.

 

With 23 years full time coaching experience around the world I am a very experienced and passionate coach and enjoy helping all golfers from beginners to professionals improve their game.

I have worked extensively in all levels of coaching. Prior to coaching at Links Hope Island I completed my traineeship in Brisbane (1996-1998), becoming a full PGA member in 1998.  Over the following years I held a PGA Tour Card (Australasian Tour) and resided in Germany from 1999 until 2016 where I taught at my own two golf academies.  I have also worked as Head Coach at the Australian P.G.A in Sandhurst, Melbourne.

I speak English (first language) and am fluent in German. I hold a current Blue Card and am approved to work with NDIS clients.

I work at Links Hope Island, Gold Coast, Queensland.

Everyone welcome!! From beginners to advanced players and all playing levels in between, don't hesitate to contact us and start improving your game.

I am also Director at Global Golf Tech Solutions, we manufacture protective casings and levelling and angle bases suitable for all major launch monitor brands as well as golf training aids. All products are proudly manufactured on the Gold Coast in Queensland.  

www.globalgolftechsolutions.com.au

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JUNIOR GOLF ACADEMY - TERM 3 PROGRAMS



TERM 3 PROGRAMS

LEARN, PLAY & HAVE FUN

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LADIES GOLF CLINICS

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EVERY FRIDAY 9:00am

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PERSONALISED COACHING, PACKAGES & PROGRAMS
AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND

 

GET STARTED WITH GOLF CLINICS

SINGLE COACHING

1 x 30 Minutes $70.00

1 x 60 Minutes $130.00

For the golfer who wants to see significant improvement and lower scores an individualised program will maximise your results.

Depending on what’s needed, we can assess your game/swing and monitor your progress using:

  • Video/computer analysis (live high-speed video cameras)

  • Launch monitors - full tracking radar devices (FlightScope/TrackMan)

  • 3D or 6D bio-feedback

  • (K-Vest/ K-Player)

  • PuttLab

  • Pressure/force plates

  • On course training

  • Physical tests (TPI screen) to identify your body’s strengths and weaknesses

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SINGLE COACHING PACKAGE DEALS

6 x 30 Minutes $350.00
6 x 60 Minutes $650.00

1 MONTH MAKE MORE PUTTS PROGRAM

Are you using the correct putter?

Are you sick of missing short putts?

  • 4 x 30 minute Sam PuttLab putting analyses & putter fitting

  • 2 x 30 minute putting training

  • Tailored improvement plans and practice templates

1 Month $390.00

1 MONTH CHIP BETTER PROGRAM

Giving away opportunities?

Struggling with confidence?

  • 2 x 30 minute Flightscope short game analyses

  • 4 x 30 minute short game, chipping and bunker

  • Tailored improvement plans and practice templates

1 Month $390.00

1 MONTH PITCH CLOSER PROGRAM

Don’t know what club to use? No distance control?

  • 4 x 30 minute FlightScope analyses skills training

  • 2 x 30 minute pitch training

  • Wedge fitting

  • Tailored improvement plans and practice templates

1 Month $390.00

FULL SWING 12 WEEK PROGRAM

Designed for golfers with a substantial goal in mind, 12 weeks provides both the student and coach the required time to work on the necessary improvements and see a positive change in performance.

 

Work with your coach over a 3 month period to improve your entire game:

 

  • 8 x 1 hour sessions

  • 3 x 2 hour on course lessons

  • All technology included​

  • Tailored improvement plans and practice templates

Full Swing 12 Week Program $1590.00

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COACHING STAFF

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PETER ZIDAR 

Coaching Professional Peter Zidar has been a full vocational member of the PGA of Australia for over 30 years. During this time he has competed in numerous amateur and professional golf tournaments throughout the world. For the past 20 years he has been coaching golfers of all levels and has developed a wealth of experience in all aspects of the sport.

GOLF COACHING QUALIFICATIONS 

 

  • 1999 – 2006 | Golf Coach team Asmedia Japanese Golf School, Sanctuary Cove Gold Coast 

  • 2006 – 2015 | Emerald Lakes Golf Club 

  • 2007 | Professional Golf Coach Accreditation through Australian Sports Commission 

  • 2011 | 2015 AAA PGA Membership Classification 

  • 2015 – 2022 | Arundel Hills Country Club Head Teaching Professional 

  • 2022 –| Links Hope Island Golf Club

LIBBY ZIDAR 

 

Coaching Professional Libby Zidar is currently a member of the WPGA Tour Australasia.

Libby has been involved in golf since her introduction to the game as a member of Surfers Paradise Golf Club in the 1970’s.  Since that time she has played in numerous amateur and professional events around the world.

She represented Queensland and Australia as an amateur, played collegiate golf at San Jose State University for 2 years and was a professional tour player for 14 years, playing tours in Australia, Europe, Asia and Japan.

After retiring from playing, she began her coaching career at Sanctuary Cove Golf Club from 1997-2011, Gold Coast Colf Club from 2011-2013, Arundel Hills Golf Club from 2014-2022 and currently Links Hope Island. 

 

The experience and knowledge she has gained throughout those years has contributed greatly to her teachings, with her main focus on the fundamentals of golf.

 
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We can provide customised gift vouchers which can be emailed for printing.  Please contact us on 043 555 2628 or djthomas@pgamember.org.au

Alternatively gift vouchers can also be purchased from the Pro Shop at Links Hope Island.  

 

GALLERY

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CONTACT US & BOOKINGS

If you have any questions or would like to book a lesson, package or clinic please call or email us or send us a message through our contact form. We will reply as soon as possible.

Links Hope Island
Springfield Drive
Hope Island QLD 4212

Mobile: 043 555 2628

Phone: 07 5530 9068

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