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Meet the Pros

Since 2018, we have welcomed WPGA Pros from across the UK and Europe in our all female Pro-Am’s and look forward to playing with them again in 2021 and beyond.  Below is a list of the WPGA members, who have played in our events and a short bio on each one, plus their placings in each of the events they have participated in.

Ladies Pro-Am 2019 – Pros

Position Pro Points
1 Shannon Flynn Hanly Silvermere Golf Club 42
T2 Maria Tulley Studley Wood Golf Club 40
T2 Hannah Ralph 40
4 Katie Rule Mendip Spring Golf Club 39
5 Joana De Sa Pereira Burhill Golf Club 38
6 Ali Gray Ormskirk Golf Club 36
T7 Sian James Wentworth Club 35
T7 Catherine Panton-Lewis The Berkshire Golf Club 35
9 Keely Chiericato Manston Golf Centre 34
T10 Luan Skeates Cuddington Golf Club 33
T10 Rosie Langley Kings Lynn Golf Club 33
T10 Daisy Macve West Byfleet Golf Club 33

Ladies Pro-Am 2018 – Pros

Position Pro Points
1 Sian James Wentworth Club 42
2 Shannon Flynn Hanly Silvermere Golf Club 38
3 Heather MacRae Stirling Golf Club 37
4 Sian Evans Kings Hill Golf Club 34
T5 Luan Skeates Cuddington Golf Club 33
T5 Maria Tulley Eastbourne Downs Golf Club 33
7 Joana De Sa Pereira Burhill Golf Club 32
T8 Keely Chiericato Manston Golf Centre 31
T8 Gemma Allman Moor Park 31
10 Marie Martindale Hampstead Golf Club 30
T11 Deana Rushworth Witney Lakes Golf Club 29
T11 Rosana Gomez Valdor The Grove 29

Shannon Flynn-Hanly
Robert Rock Academy, Silvermere
Cuddington 2019, Winner
Burhill 2018, 2nd Place

Shannon has been a Burhill Member since 2004. Shannon captained the Junior team and played in club, county and national competitions before embarking on her professional Golf career.

Shannon teaches at Silvermere 4 days a week, while pursuing her professional playing career.

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Shannon’s PGA page is HERE

Maria Tulley
Studley Wood Golf Club
Cuddington 2019, 2nd Place
Burhill 2018, T5

In October 2019, Maria, represented the GB&I in the first WPGA Cup, in Austin Texas, along with Heather MacCrea, Ali Gray, Hazel Kavanagh and Suzanne Dickens.
Born in Truro, Cornwall in 1986 and started playing at the age of 11. Maria has won a number of junior competitions and played for the under 16 girls England Elite squad. Maria attended Penwith College and studied Sports studies BTEC National Diploma and returned to West cornwall Golf Club as assistant Professional and worked on her PGA Degree at Birmingham University.
Find out more about Maria on her Website Maria’s PGA page is HERE

Hannah Ralph
Cowdray Park Golf Club
Cuddington 2019, T2

Hannah is an experienced professional who played on the Ladies’ European Tour between 2010 and 2016 with a best finish of tied 3rd in Slovakia.

Hannah’s current clients include two Ladies who represent the England Senior team, of whom one won the British Amateur Championship and the other narrowly finished runner up in various England Senior Women’s competitions. Other clients include Sussex Ladies Champions and both Men and Ladies who have reduced their handicaps and won trophies since working with Hannah. She is also Team Coach for the Sussex Ladies’ First Team.

Learn more about Hannah on her web page HERE

Katie Rule
Mendip Spring
Cuddington 2019, 4th Place

Katie, originally from Gerrards Cross in Buckinghamshire, is the Director of Golf at Mendip Spring Golf and Country Club.
Katie turned professional in 2012 and was the youngest PGA Professional to graduate with the PGA Director of Golf Degree, she also has the Golf Psychology Coaching Certificate. Her favourite club is her Driver and her appraoch to coaching is to keep things simple, using her Trackman Launch Monitor which help understand every part of her clients swing.
Check out Katies Web Page HERE and her YouTube Channel HERE

Joana De Sa Pereira
Cuddington 2019, 5th Place
Burhill 2018, 7th Place.

Joana is a member of the Burhill Professional Coaching team and is an active player on the LET Access tour. 2017 saw Joana compete in eight LETAS events making four cuts and her best finish at the Azores Ladies Open and the VP Bank ladies Open both in 7th position.

Find out about Joana on the LET Access Website

Joana’s PGA page is HERE

Ali Gray
Cuddington 2019, 6th Place

Ali is a PGA professional, who represented GB&I in the inaugural PGA Cup in Austin Texas, Oct 2019. Alis achievements include,England juniors 1990; Lancashire (1990-1993); Northern Ladies Champion 1993; Ladies European Tour 1994-1997; Women’s PGA Champion 2003, 2004; WPGA Lombard Trophy finalist 2016,17, winner 2018; Women’s PGA One-Day Series winner; Coach to Lancashire girls and ladies teams.

Follow Ali on Twitter Here

Sian James
Cuddington 2019, T7
Burhill 2018, WINNER

Sian started her golf as a junior at Bristol and Clifton Golf Club. During her amateur career, Sian represented her club, county and country.

In 2011, Sian graduated with her PGA Teaching Qualification and BA Honours in Applied Golf Management Studies from The University of Birmingham.
Sian is an AA Qualified PGA Professional teaching at De Vere Wokefield Park, Reading and previously worked at Machynys Peninsula, South Wales for 5 years.

Find out more about Sian on her website Sian’s PGA page is HERE

Cathy Panton-Lewis
The Berkshire
Cuddington 2019, T7

Cathy Panton-Lewis is originally from Scotland, golfer who was a founding member of the Ladies European Tour and won its first Order of Merit. Cathy was named Scottish Sportswoman of the Year in 1976 and turned professional in 1978, and went on to win 14 tournaments on the Ladies European tour, and has played in some events on the Legends Tour, including the inaugural Handa Cup in 2006.

Cathys wikipedia page is HERE and her PGA Profile is HERE

Keely Chiericato
Manston Golf, Kent
Cuddington 2019, 9th Place
Burhill 2018, 8th Place

Keely is a coach at Manston Golf Centre in Kent, find out more about Keely on their website.

Fully qualified PGA professional golfer, who dreams of playing full time, sponsored by Watkins group. Work hard.

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Keely’s PGA page is HERE

Luan Skeats
Cuddington Golf Club
Cuddington 2019, T10
Burhill 2018, 8th Place

Luan joined the Cuddington professional team in January 2015. As an amateur Luan was a regular in the Buckinghamshire County Ladies Golf team and was part of both the England U’18 Select Squad in 2013 and Birdie squad in 2012. Currently Luan holds the Ladies Amateur course record (70, 4 under par) at Buckinghamshire Golf Club and is currently in the second year of her PGA Foundation Degree.
Now Luan is teaching she is quickly gaining a great reputation coaching golfers of all abilities.Together with gaining her PGA qualification her ambition is to one day compete on the Ladies European and LPGA Tours.
Luan’s PGA page is HERE

Rosie Langley
Kings Lynn Golf Club
Cuddington 2019, T10
Burhill 2018, T22

Rosie’s professional career in golf started in 2014 when she began her PGA training with the University of Birmingham. Rosie has now completed her training and is a fully qualified PGA professional.Before turning professional Rosie played for her county of Kent at the time. This is where Rosie first started working in golf before moving to be Head Assistant at Dale Hill in East Sussex. Rosie is the PGA Assistant Professional at Kings Lynn Golf Club.
Follow Rosie on Twitter Rosie’s PGA page is HERE

Daisy Macve
Pachesham Golf Centre
Cuddington 2019, T10

Daisy Macve is a qualified PGA golf professional, who is focused on coaching men and women of all ages, focusing on simplistic, measureable and efficient coaching for all. Daisy tailors sessions to meet your needs and provides performance analysis, education and progression through the use of learning platforms and regular interaction. Purposeful practice and knowledge are key ingredients to sporting success.
Learn more about Daisy on her website HERE

Rosana Gomez Valdor
The Grove
Cuddington 2019, 11th Place
Burhill 2018,11th Place

Originally from Don Benito, Badajoz in Spain, Rosana Gomez Valdor, came through the US college ranks with th eUniversity of Texas at El Paso.
She enjoyed a successful college career with several top-10 finishes, while she played her part in the UTEP Miners’ Conference USA Women’s Golf Tournament victory in 2012.
After taking up the game at the age of 11, she completed her academic studies and sports scholarships with qualifications in Art, Psychology and a masters degree in leadership studies. She then spent a year in California at Green River Golf Club and San Joaquin Golf Club as her playing handicap reached plus 1.4, before she turned professional in Januray 2017.
Rosana’s PGA page is HERE

Charlotte Hindmoor
Royal Wimbledon Golf Club
Cuddington 2019, T13

Charlotte is originally from Darlington, Charlotte attended school in the US on a golf scholarship programme and graduated with an impressive degree in Sports Management.
Following university, Charlotte joined Mission Hills Country Club where she worked for two years as an Assistant Professional in California which she enjoyed immensely and gained invaluable coaching and customer care experience. On returning to the UK, Charlotte has furthered her career at Manning’s Heath Golf Club.

Emma Harris
The Grove
Cuddington 2019, T13 Place

Having previously trained and played for the England A Team, Emma joined The Grove in 2017 and is adept at teaching junior and beginner classes, as well as providing taster sessions for those who have never played the game before. Emma holds an ASQ Level 1 Certificate in Golf Coaching and is currently studying for a Sports Management degree.

Leah Roelich
Horsham Golf and Fitness
Cuddington 2019, 16th Place

Leah started golf aged 13 at the Warren & Teignmouth GC, Devon and played for Devon County Girls and Devon 1st Team. At the age of 18, Leah broke the course record at China Fleet GC, shooting 2 under par and has won several Club Championship Titles at both The Warren and Teignmouth GC.
Leah believes there is no better way to learn then getting out there and encountering random scenario’s that the course can throw at you. Whether you are a first timer or have been playing for years my advise is get out on the course, get creative and play!
Check out Leahs website to learn more HERE

Joanne Taylor
Walton Heath
Cuddington 2019, 17th Place

Jo believes that anyone, no matter how they perceive their ability, can learn to get better at golf. Helping someone achieve his or her goals and get more enjoyment out of playing golf is what motivates Jo to keep developing her skills as a coach.
Jo is a fully qualified PGA Professional and graduated with a 2:1 in BA (Hons) Applied Golf Management Studies from the University of Birmingham in 2011. Since graduating she has completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Coaching and is working towards completing her MSc. Jo completed her ASQ Level 3 Certificate in Golf Coaching in 2017 and is a TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) Certified Instructor.
To find out more, click HERE to visit Joannes website

Alice Hiluta

Royal Mid Surrey

Played Burhill 2018.

Royal Mid Surrey GC- PGA Assistant professional- Passionate about ladies coaching and junior development, currently learning my craft!
Follow Alice on Twitter.
Alice’s PGA page is HERE

Kat Chaszezewsk

Cranfield Golf Academy

Played Burhill 2018.

Kat is keen to encourage women to play and improve their golf. Kat has been

  • Girls U16 Regional Manager, England Golf (2013-2016)
  • Girls U18 National Manager, England Golf (2016-2017)
  • Sussex County Academy Coach
  • Girls Golf Rocks Coach

Kats PGA page is HERE

Ali Perkins

American Golf – Biggleswade Golf Centre
Cuddington 2019

Burhill 2018.

Alison is a fully qualified PGA professional who has over 20 years coaching experience. She regularly attends seminars and workshops so her knowledge and skills are always up to date with current trends. Alongside individuals Alison is very keen on looking after the future of the game and runs sessions at the centre, schools and leisure clubs. Encouraging women into the golf is very important too and Alison provides a relaxed, fun, social environment for women to learn and improve.

Follow Ali on Twitter.
Ali’s PGA page is HERE

Heather Macrae

Stirling Golf Club

Played Burhill 2018, 3rd Place.

Heather wakes up everyday and loves what she does, play golf and help others to play golf. Member of LET and PGA. Titleist lover, future dog owner.
Follow Heather on Twitter Look out for Heathers new website
Heathers PGA pgae is HERE

Sian Evans

Kings Hill

Played Burhill 2018, 4th Place.

Won, the team event.

Sian joined Kings Hill in 2014 after successful amateur and university careers. She gained an interest for the game of golf at an early age and since then she has furthered her knowledge and skills whilst competing at a high level.
Sian has been a member of various England squads from the age of 12 to 18, representing the country in numerous tournaments and matches. In 2009, she fulfilled her dreams of playing collegiate golf in America by accepting a full scholarship to East Tennessee State University. Sian turned professional in 2014 after graduating with an honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science.
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Sian’s PGA page is HERE

Gemma Allman

Moor Park

Played Burhill 2018, 8th Place.

Gemma is a member of Moor Park Golf Club and attended the Golf College in Sussex. Gemma has represented Middlesex at Junior and Senior Level for ten years and has been both junior and Ladies Champion

Marie Martindal

Hampstead Golf Club

Played Burhill 2018, 10th Place.

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Marie’s PGA page is HERE

Deana Rushworth

Witney Lakes Resort

Played Burhill 2018, 11th place.

Deana is a fully qualified class AA PGA Professional and has been coaching golfers of all ages and abilities since 2003. Deana has a diploma in NLP & Sports Psychology, and is a certified Master Mind Factor Coach. Deana holds a Titleist Performance Institute level 1 & 2 certification in golf specific fitness & overcoming physical limitations affecting the golf swing.
Deana represented England at junior & senior level in the Home Internationals and was an England Elite Squad member from the age of 15 to 22. Best results as a professional, 6th in the Nedbank South African Masters 2003 and won the Tartleton Ladies Pro-Am in 2015.
Find out more about Deana on her Website
Deana’s PGA page is HERE

Jerri Sewell

West Kent Golf Club

Played Burhill 2018.

Jerri turned pro in 2015 playing off a scratch handicap. She had a very successful amateur career becoming the youngest ever Kent ladies champion at the time, and two-time junior champion. Her most significant achievement was back to back wins at the Sir Henry Cooper junior masters.
Jerri was a regular member of the England south-region squad and uses this experience in much of her teaching today. As a result of playing to such a high standard from a young age it has given Jerri great knowledge in all aspects of coaching and the game
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Jerri’s PGA page is HERE

Lauren Blease

Played Burhill 2018.

Follow Lauren on Twitter and Instagram

Laurens PGA Page is HERE

Lucinda Davies

Lucinda Davies Golf – Burhill

Played Burhill 2018.

Lucinda is based at Burhill Golf Club, where she runs golf skills and on-course management clinics, individual lessons, golf events and both o uk and overseas golf training trips.
Lucinda’s goal is to deliver top quality tailored coaching in a fun and relaxed environment for first time players, mid-high handicappers and competitive amateur.

Learn more about Lucinda on her website Lucinda Davies Golf

Lucinda’s PGA page is HERE

Sophie Daws


Played Burhill 2018.

Sophie is from Hythe in Kent and is attached to Pentland Golf.
Sophie is based at Etchinghill Golf Club near Folkestone in Kent. Sophie focused on Junior Coaching at the start of her career but now also does many individual lessons with people of all ages and abilities.
Sophie enjoys watching people improve and helping them to do so.
Sophie’s PGA page is HERE

Charlotte Nutt

Played Burhill 2018.

Charlotte’s PGA page is HERE

Hannah Robb

Sonning Golf Club

Played Burhill 2018.

Hannah joined Sonning Golf Club after starting her PGA training at Elie Links in Scotland and is currently in the PGA Training Programme year 2, and on track to complete the program in 2019. Hannah is an established player and spent her last amateur years as a member at Scotscraig Golf Club in Fife, where she was Junior Club Champion and Two Times Ladies Club Champion.
Prior to starting her training Hannah studied at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida, USA on a Golf Scholarship, securing a BSc Honours in Business Administration. Hannah won 2 Individual Titles, nominated in 2 All tournament Teams, placed 4th at Conference Tournament gaining Sun Conference Honourable Mention Honours and competed at Two National Championships.
Hannah’s PGA page is HERE

Olivia Cooke

Mark James Academy.

Played Burhill 2018, won the chipping nearest the pin.

Olivia has played golf since she was 5 years old and is a member of Kings Hill Golf Club in Kent, were she plays on the county team.
Find out more about Olivia on her coaching page.
Olivias PGA page is HERE

Alex Herson

Hankley Common

Played Burhill 2018.

Alex is a PGA Trainee. Level One Golf Coach. Alex was a member of Liphook Golf Club. Alex won the Ladies Club Championship on three occasions. Alex is very keen to improve her golf and compete in the local PGA events next year.
Alex’s PGA page is HERE

Georgina Mundy

Winchester Golf Academy

Played Burhill 2018.

Georgie started playing golf when she was nine years old. She was selected to play for Hampshire County at 13 and at 15 she was a full member of the Hampshire Ladies squad.
Georgie has also been a member of the England girls training squad and has won caps for her country. She won the County Championships for the second time in 2017 and plays off scratch. She is studying the PGA Foundation Degree in Professional Golf at Birmingham University to become a qualified professional.
Georgie’s PGA page is HERE

Marisa Newman

Nevill Golf Club

Played Burhill 2018.

Marisa is a former Amateur Sussex County Player and has been a PGA Professional since 2000.
After starting golf at an early age Marisa was immediately hooked and felt that she was destined to become a Professional Golfer.
As a coach Marisa is always looking to improve her knowledge of the game and strives to improve the quality of the coachig she delivers as a a result!
Marisa’s PGA page is HERE

Rachael McQueen

Played Burhill 2018

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