North Foreland Golf Club

Golf Pro Shop

At North Foreland Golf Club, we pride ourselves in offering our members the very best the golf industry has available.

Our Pro Shop is a superb retail outlet that carries an extensive range of golfing products and equipment from leading suppliers at competitive prices. These include brands such as TaylorMade, Titleist, Ping, Callaway, Yonex and Mizuno. We also stock popular clothing brands for men, ladies and juniors including Hugo Boss, Galvin Green, Glenmuir, Adidas, Galvin Green, JRB and Swing Out Sister.

Tailor-made Information Our PGA professional golf shop also serves another important purpose – an information resource for our members. Considerable knowledge and specialist advice is readily available on all aspects of the game, from providing the latest in golfing equipment to offering expert tuition.

As Alex Blown says, “As your golf professional, I’m interested in maximising your enjoyment of this fantastic game.”

We believe it’s through imparting our knowledge that you fulfil your golfing potential.

What’s more, we have the proof it works – with a recent survey uncovering that 91% of golfers experienced a dramatic and continual improvement, after completing a custom fitting session with a PGA Professional.

Custom Fitting


Tuition & Gift Vouchers Tuition and North Foreland gift vouchers make a popular present for the golfing enthusiast. These are available from the Pro Shop for any denomination, and can be used on equipment, clothing or any accessories. Both vouchers are a great gift for players of all abilities, from novice to the experienced. They may even give you a chance to buy that piece of equipment you have always desired! Visit the North Foreland Golf Club Pro Shop, located opposite the practice putting green.

The Pro Shop opening hours are: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. Contact us on: (01843) 604471, or email: Please check out the pro shop website for all the latest offers, lesson tips, equipment updates and more

Meet Our Pro’s

North Foreland Golf Club’s in-house PGA qualified golf professionals offer a warm and friendly
welcome, and the highest level of service and after-sales advice. With over forty-five years of combined experience, they’re more than ready to answer any queries or questions you may have.

Darren Parris, Senior PGA Professional

Darren’s style of straightforward, effective coaching has seen him teach all standards of players, including many other professionals. Having been PGA Qualified for over 15 years, he has valuable experience to draw upon to help improve your game.

Alternatively if you would prefer a playing lesson, Darren has played in the 2006 Open Championship, the 2005 PGA Cup, winning all five of his matches, and is twice a former winner of the Kent PGA Order of Merit. More recently, he was voted Foremost Professional in 2010, and won the inaugural Foremost Professional Championship in May 2011.

Alex Blown, Head PGA Professional

Alex has been at North Foreland since March 2009 and has been regularly coaching the membership six days per week since 2010, he recently took over as Club Professional in 2018.

In 2017 Alex was voted Foremost Assistant Professional of the year and has continued to impress leading brands such as Callaway and Your Golf Travel accepting Ambassador Roles in both positions.

Alex offers lessons both indoors and outdoors using the latest technology including Foresight GC Quad, GASP Camera System & Sam Putt Lab. With Alex’s expertise and this state of the art technology, your game will be carefully analysed, explained and together you can take your golf to a new level. Alex coaches players of all abilities and simplifies the technical game of golf.

Matt Hart, PGA Head Assistant Professional

Matt Hart attended Parkland College in Illinois in 2010 where he was the number one player in their team and finished third in the Conference championship that year. Matt has also competed professionally on the EuroPro and Jamega Tour in this country.

Matt completed his PGA training in 2017 and is now a fully-qualified PGA Professional, Matt focuses a lot of his coaching on Ladies Group Classes as well as Junior Golf where he holds weekly sessions for the next upcoming super stars.

Harvey Couchman, PGA Assistant Professional

Harvey is on the verge of beginning his PGA training in October 2019 having successfully turned professional in August. His coaching method is to simplify the golf swing and break it down into easy to understand sections. As well as this Harvey excels himself in Junior improvement and regularly assists Matt with the weekly Junior classes.

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