Alex James – PGA Head Professional

Alex took over at Sand Moor Golf Club in March 2018 having previously spent 7 years as the Head Professional at Catterick Golf Club. Prior to that Alex worked at Oulton Hall and Royal St. David’s Golf Club after turning Professional in 2004.

As a player, Alex was the Welsh Assistant Professional’s Champion in 2005 & 2006, has competed on the Challenge Tour and has won a number of local and regional PGA events. Alex still competes in a few events each year.

Alex’s coaching philosophy is based on establishing strong swing fundamentals and developing excellent on course processes to help his students improve.


Glen Ient - PGA Teaching Professional

Before moving to Sand Moor Golf Club Glen previously worked with Alex at Catterick Golf Club and was Head of Golf Services at Romanby Golf & Country Club. 

Over the past 4 years as a professional Glen has achieved several top 10 finishes in PGA events. In 2018 Glen qualified for the English PGA Championships at Saunton Golf Club and finished 5th in Yorkshire PGA Trainees OOM.

Glen’s coaching philosophy is that no individual swing should be the same. Fully qualified in 2020 he continues to study and is working on becoming TPI qualified which focus' on how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing.

Glen is also Head of the Junior Academy at Sand Moor and has a huge passion for junior development. In 2019 Sand Moor Juniors won the Leeds & District Junior Cup and he continues to work on strengthening the team. 

Toni-Louise Naylor - Assistant Professional

Toni-Louise turned professional in 2019 and is in her first year of her PGA Training. Prior to turning professional Toni-Louise has worked at Waterton Park golf club.

As an amateur Toni was a Yorkshire county player and an England squad member at U-16 level and won the European U-15's Championship at Gullane. This year she will competing on various circuits as a professional.

Toni-Louise will be working to develop the junior section alongside Glen this year.

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