Go on a master golf class with a former Ryder Cup player and a renowned short game coach.

Smith and Dawson Master Class Golf Schools

Go on a master golf class with a former Ryder Cup player and International coach Peter Dawson, along with Gary Smith 14 years Elite coach with the English Golf Union and renowned short game coach.

Master Professional and an Advanced Fellow of the British PGA with over 60 years of teaching experience. The two together possess an enormous wealth of knowledge on the game of golf.

Strategy plays a great part on a golf course. Reading the situation, placing the ball in such a place that mistakes can be eliminated, both Peter and Gary due to their tournament play have a vast knowledge on this area.

Practice is fun when conducted in a relaxed atmosphere. Gary and Peter know when to be serious but more importantly how to make their pupils learn in a calm relaxing way.

After a hearty breakfast the morning coaching is spent on the practice area with equal time covering the short game along side the long game. After lunch the group moves onto the golf course to put into practice what they learnt from the morning session.

With a maximum ratio of 8 pupils to one professional, you will have quality time with two top professionals.

To make the learning experience less physical buggies are provided, enhancing the enjoyment of being able to stop occasionally to take in the stunning  scenery these venues have to offer.

Peter and Gary review the days activities over dinner in a relaxed way. Answering questions of their teaching and playing experiences.  The two first met on the then named Safari tour, which consisted of Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia and Botswana so there are many stories to tell.

Peter and Gary complement each other.  Gary is an accomplished teacher of the short game having given over 100 seminars on this in the UK and Europe, and Peter’s knowledge of the longer game has developed since his playing days, when he was renowned long straight hitting.

Both Gary and Peter have great reputations within the world of golf. Both for their playing prowess and their knowledge of the game it’s self. During the Masterclass schools they will be passing on all their knowledge to the participants eager to learn.

2019 Destinations

Peter and Gary help golfers of all levels to reach their potential.  As both are International coaches you can trust their expert opinions to build your game with knowledge and confidence.

La Cala Spain
3 nights/3 days tuition

  • Cabell Robinson design

  • Dates: 20th – 23rd May

  • 4 Star Hotel Accommodation

  • Arrive: 20th May

  • On course 21st to 23rd

  • Depart 23rd evening

  • Cost: £1179

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The Oxfordshire
2 nights/2 days tuition

  • Rees Jones design

  • Dates: 23 – 25th June
    25th – 27th August

  • 4 Star Hotel Accommodation

  • Arrive: 23rd Jun, 25th Aug

  • On course 24th – 25th Jun
    25 – 26 Aug

  • Depart: 25th Jun 6 pm
    27th Aug 6 pm

  • Cost: £685

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Druids Glen Ireland
3 nights/3 days tuition

  • Architect Pat Ruddy

  • Dates: 15th – 18th Sept

  • 5 Star Hotel Accommodation

  • Arrive: 15th

  • On course 16th/17th/18th

  • Depart:  evening of 18th

  • Cost: £1375

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The Professionals

Peter Dawson

British PGA Master professional

Ryder Cup Player

Top 25 Golf Monthly Coach

PGA of Europe 5star Professional

European Tour and Senior Tour player

International Coach to Denmark-Morocco-Switzerland

Gary Smith

Advanced Fellow of the British PGA

Produced 4 highly rated short game videos

Top 25 Golf Monthly Coach

English Golf Union Coach

Former winner of the Kenyan Open

Conducted over 100 PGA seminars on the short game in the UK and Europe


“I have worked with Gary throughout my County and England career since I was 14 and he has helped get my short game to the level it is today.”

Chris Wood, BMW PGA Champion and Ryder Cup player

“Peters former career as a playing pro on a very high level gives him a unique understanding for every aspect of the game. During his coaching of the Danish National team I came to learn Peter was an outstanding coach.   Add to this a person who is gentle, serious in his work, pleasant to work with, respected by the team and not least with a marvellous sense of humour – and you have the best.”

Jens Kirkegaard, former Chairman of the Danish Men's Elite Committee

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