The Baker Golf Academy based at the 18 hole championship course, Irene Country Club, in Centurion, Gauteng, incorporates a grass driving range with 20 open bays, bent grass practice putting green as well as a bent grass short game green and sand trap, where you have the opportunity to learn and practice chipping, pitching, putting, bunker shots and lob shots.
Owen Baker employs a coaching method based on finding out where the pupil is right now with his/her game and where he/she wants their game to be in the near and distant future. Owen offers customised programs for all golfers; from beginners to expert taking into account the fact that no two swings are alike and nobody fits in the same mould. Factors such as mobility, flexibility, psychological habit and time available to practice determine the best approach to improving your golf.
With an excellent ability to communicate, Owen guarantees a speedy grasp of technical aspects for all levels of golfers, with each lesson planned to build your game from strength to strength.
For those of you new to golf, Owen will guide you through the essentials. The first lessons for a new, or emerging golfer, will examine the basics of the golf swing. Fundamentals such as aim, grip, stance and posture will all be practiced. With expert guidance, you will be amazed at how quickly your game will begin to take shape.
For the established golfer, potential weaknesses are explored in the long game, short game and mental strategies. Existing strengths will be improved. You will be guided on the areas to work on with a plan of action that can then be taken forward.
"It is advisable to return regularly so that Owen can examine your progress and continue to push your game beyond your expectations."
Owen Baker uses his years of experience and professional knowledge to improve golfing experiences. Whether itís instructing beginners or expert golfers, custom fitting your golf equipment to suit your individual style, or hosting a VIP fourball over 18 holes.
All abilities welcome. Golf is a game to be enjoyed by all.