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The PGA extends ‘PGA Golf Academy’ relationship at Formby Hall


The PGA Golf Academy at Formby Hall will remain one of the UK’s leading practice facilities after extending its relationship with The PGA for a further three years.

The PGA Golf Academy at Formby Hall ensures seasoned professionals, as well as beginners feel welcome in the heart of England’s Golf Coast.

The Academy boasts a variety of impressive facilities which include a nine-hole Woodhey Dunes Course as a PGA Academy Course, a 26-bay floodlit driving range and a dedicated short game area.

Alongside the impressive facilities, Formby Hall’s team of PGA Professionals utilise the latest analysis technology to ensure that golfers of every level have the opportunity to understand and improve each aspect of their game.

Complementing the Academy is a wide variety of things to do for the whole family, including a spa, health club, biking and walks.

Mark Williams, Golf Manager and PGA Head Professional at Formby Hall, said: “It is a huge privilege to announce that we have extended our PGA Golf Academy agreement with the PGA.

“Since our relationship began over 10 years ago, The PGA Golf Academy status has brought with it the validation that Formby Hall takes golf seriously and that golf academy activity is at the heartbeat of our golf operation.

“We carry the PGA Golf Academy status with pride and currently have 10 expert PGA Professionals and trainees engaged in roles within our golf department. The golfing facilities along with our courses, the Old Course and Woodhey Dunes, now offer additional fantastic alternatives to the neighbouring world famous golf courses nestled along England’s ‘golf coast’.”

Liam Greasley, PGA Executive Director – Commercial, commented: “We are delighted to extend our agreement with Formby Hall until 2022.

“The PGA Golf Academy at Formby Hall has been a great member of the family of PGA branded golf academies and courses around the world, which includes Ryder Cup venues The Belfry and Gleneagles.

“The PGA brand represents honesty, integrity, innovation and leadership. Formby Hall shares those values and vision.”