Stephen's professional career started in 2004 at the prestigious Royal County Down Golf Club under the supervision of the 2006 Irish PGA Captain Kevan Whitson. An honours graduate in Golf Management from Central Lancashire, Stephen is an accomplished teacher and player. Having travelled to Hong Kong, Spain and now Dubai to teach the game, Stephen brings with him a wealth of knowledge to pass on to his pupils.
A passionate instructor Stephen advocates the World's best Peter Cowens method of instruction. Having been mentored by Peter, Stephen brings with him modern information which he passes onto his students in a simple and effective manner. A qualified Titleist Performance Institute Fitness, Junior and Power coach instructor he has the ability to offer an holistic approach when working with all ages and ability of student. Stephen also utilizes trackman data and video analysis on a daily basis to get the most out of his students games.
Stephen is an accomplished player having won several UAE PGA events. Some highlights include representing the UAE in the International team championships and successfully qualifying and competing in the 2010 European Tour Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
As a key staff member during preparations for the Seniors British Open Championships, Ladies' British Amateur Championship and Walker Cup which were held at Royal County Down, Stephen is used to working at a venue that hosts major events.