PGA Professionals & Tuition

Our PGA Professionals are available throughout the week for competitors looking to improve their game

The St Andrews Golf Week includes golf tuition from PGA Professionals who are available throughout the week. Golfers are free to attend the tuition at their own leisure as much or as little as they like. Range balls are provided throughout the week for all competitors.

Meet The Pro’s

Jim Farmer

Jim Farmer

Jim Farmer is a former British Club Professional Champion and Tartan Tour number one and prior to turning professional achieved notable amateur success winning the Lytham Trophy and gaining international honours. Mr Farmer, who is Honorary Professional at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, has enjoyed a hugely influential career as a player, coach and administrator.
During his playing career he chalked up six Open Championship appearances – the first at St Andrews in 1970 – and also represented Great Britain & Ireland in four PGA Cups.

Outside of the playing arena, Jim established himself as a successful Scottish national coach, chaired the Scottish Regional Committee and has been a member of the PGA executive committee and PGA Board. In recent years, Jim has collected a number of awards in recognition of his contribution to golf including: PGA Master Professional status and the PGAs of Europe Five Star Professional award. To many in St Andrews, where he grew up and still lives, he is “Mr Golf”. He has coached and mentored generations of amateurs and professionals.

Jamie Carver

Jamie Carver

Jamie has over 20 years of experience as a PGA Professional. He has held club professional positions throughout Scotland including Drumpellier, Alyth Golf Club and Old Meldrum near Aberdeen. Jamie has enjoyed all aspects of the golf industry through playing and coaching, and also retail having had his own Pro Shop in St Andrews.

Based locally, Jamie has been a part of the St Andrews Golf Week for many years helping golfers from around the world improve their skills and enjoy their game even more.

Here is What Some Participant’s Are Saying

 “Words cannot describe the wonderful experience I had attending the St Andrews Golf Week. The entire team are amazing – it is difficult to come back to reality. With sincere appreciation for your service excellence and attention to detail”

– Lynda Monik, Ontario, Canada.

 “First of all, this is to express my most sincere appreciation to you for your hospitality during The Golf Week. It was great fun. I enjoyed thoroughly every day of the week. “

– Akira Nagata, Tokyo, Japan.

 “I would like to thank and commend you and your whole team for a very enjoyable and well organised week, it was really fantastic and very well run by all involved from start to finish!! Thanks again and regards to the whole team in St Andrews”

– Warren Stevens, South Africa.