However experienced a golfer you are, professional tuition (along with real dedication and practice), will lead to a significant improvement in your performance. It’s through gaining a greater awareness of your strengths and weaknesses, that you get a better understanding of how to reach your own potential, and enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from achieving it.

In-house Pro

North Foreland Golf Club is very fortunate to have the skills of Darren Parris at its service. A former junior member at North Foreland, Darren turned professional in 1991 and became a fully qualified PGA Professional in 1994, he played on various tours before taking over as North Foreland’s Head Professional in July 2001. He runs a team of professional staff who are all PGA qualified and between them have over 40 years of coaching experience. Darren teaches Junior group classes as well as beginners. He also runs annual international golf holidays to destinations such as the USA and Europe.


Darren Parris Alex Blown Matt Hart
First lesson* £9.99 £9.99 £9.99
40 Minute session £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
1 Hour session £65.00 £55.00 £50.00
Full game assessment £65.00 £55.00 £50.00
9 hole playing session £80.00 £70.00 £60.00

*Intro session for new clients only


20% reduction for Junior one to one coaching

Our Premium Coaching Packages

Our premium packages are quite simply the best coaching experience you can get! All packages are flexible in their duration, and include video camera analysis with personal disc, launch monitor support, full use of our extensive training aids, and email support with a guaranteed response to questions within 24 hours.

Plan 1: GOLD SAVE £411

  •           Full Game Assessment
  •           12 x 1 Hour Sessions
  •           2 x 9 Hole Course Management Sessions
  •           Mid Plan Re-Assessment
  •           Price: Darren £549, Alex £499, Matt £449

Plan 2: SILVER  SAVE £281

  •           Full Game Assessment
  •           6 x 1 Hour Sessions
  •           1 x 9 Hole Course Management Session
  •           Mid Plan Re-Assessment
  •           Price: Darren £349, Alex £299, Matt £249

Plan 3: BRONZE SAVE £71

  •           Full Game Assessment
  •           3 x 1 Hour Sessions
  •           Price: Darren £179, Alex £149, Matt £129


All premium performance plans also include:

  •           I-Pad Video Camera analysis
  •           Data collection and statistical analysis
  •           Virtual Pro  Email support – Guaranteed response within 24 hours
  •           Launch Monitor support
  •           Full use of extensive training aids and reading material

For bookings or to get further information call us on: (01843) 604471, or email:

Junior Golf

North Foreland Golf Club is continually on the look out for new ways to introduce golf to young people. Regardless of age and ability, it’s by teaching youngsters the etiquette of golf, they learn to be healthy, disciplined and socially engaged. It is our hope they also develop a life-long love of the game

The Perfect Grounding



Our junior members are very much an active force within the Club. They enjoy a wide  range of social and golf related activities: They can also make use of the clubhouse facilities.

Our Saturday morning hour-long group classes are designed to entertain as well as educate youngsters, from as young as four to sixteen years of age.

Beginner class –  9am – 10am

Intermediate class – 10am – 11am

Group coaching class – £7.50 per junior