Meet the Pros | Hartsbourne Country Club

Meet the Pros

Hartsbourne Country Club has three full-time qualified PGA teaching professionals. We offer lessons to players of all ages and abilities, customised around you.  

Our facilities have just undergone a major renovation and we are delighted that this year our practise driving range has been extended and upgraded enabling every club in your bag to be put through its test. We also have a dedicated practise bunker and short game area as well as a recently installed state of the art indoor Swing Lab utilising FlightScope technology for both lessons and custom fitting.

To find out more about custom fitting please  click here


Nathan Stephens

In my 25 years+ experience, I have met and been advised by 27 of the world’s top 50 coaches. I've gathered this extensive knowledge to build, fix and improve anyone's ability. Everyone is different, so I work with a pupil's ability to find the best way for them to swing a golf club.

  • PGA Qualified AA Professional for 25 years
  • AI of the 'Golfing Machine'
  • County Coach for over 4 years
  • Coached Oxford University
  • One to one lessons
  • Video, group and Junior lessons


Neil Smith

I am always improving my coaching knowledge, attending world class seminars and summits in Europe and America. I coach golfers with their own needs and ambitions in mind; my role is to adapt my expertise to them - it shouldn't be any other way!

  • PGA Qualified AA Professional for 20 years
  • Lead Coach for 10 years with Middlesex County Boys Team from 8yrs to Seniors
  • GS.EB Qualification in the Golfing Machine
  • Specialises in: One to one, Group, Video Analysis, and Junior Golf



Paul Fiddes

I have always seen myself as a coach first and a golfer second.I was an England international, Northumberland county champion and won many pro tournaments but always loved the art of helping people achieve their own personal goals whether that’s to hit the ball better, win a local club competition or get your handicap down

  • PGA Qualified AA Professional for 11 years
  • PGA of Australia International Member
  • Ex Head Pro at Cricket St Thomas Golf Club in Somerset
  • Putting Lab and Trackman Certified


“Played this course for the first time last week, didn’t even know it was there and have lived in the area for years! 27 holes, really well kept course, proper challenge and really beautiful club house too. will def be coming back this summer.”

“Hartsbourne is an excellent golf course with superb facilities, all the staff are very friendly and I highly recommend you pay this hidden gem a visit.”

“From being greeted in the car park on arrival to being served our after dinner coffee and mints all the staff, management and members were friendly, helpful and professional.”

“Fantastic nick, tricky and fast greens, challenging and interesting course. Quiet and peaceful with excellent facilities and friendly staff. A real gem.”

“From the moment we were met in the car park to the sad goodbyes at the end of a great day all of the staff at Hartsbourne made our day and golf play most welcoming. Thank you very much.” SGS Golf Society

“We had a very enjoyable day, the course was superb and everyone was very welcoming...”

“The course is good it is in excellent condition and the greens are very tricky so credit to the greenkeepers and staff.”

“However the facilities are something else. great changing rooms, great food, they go out of their way to make it a great experience from beginning to end.”